The Men

Performance of the week

Record win takes Goodwin into top 10

Noah Goodwin
  • Noah Goodwin moves into the World Amateur Golf RankingTM top 10 following a record win in the CB&I – Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods in Texas. Goodwin took the American Junior Golf Association title with scores of 68, 67 and 67 to set a new 54-hole tournament scoring record of 202, 14-under-par. He defeated Hong Kong native Shuai Ming Wong by a shot.
  • Goodwin rises eight places this week to ninth, while Wong climbs 197 rankings to world number 1,298.

Kim snaps up Gator Invitational

  • Charles Kim climbs 211 spots this week to 402nd after a one-shot victory in the Sun Trust Gator Invitational. Scores of 68, 66 and 70 gave Kim a 6-under-par 204 total to defeat Rory Franssen of the University of Missouri, who advances 252 rankings to world number 667.

Phillips enters top 40 with John Burns victory

  • Chandler Phillips returned a 15-under-par 201 total for a three-shot victory in the John Burns Invitational in Hawaii. Phillips, a student at Texas A&M University, rises 12 places this week to 36th.

Top 50 movers

  • There are no new top 20 players this week, while three players enter the top 50. Chile’s Matias Dominguez climbs 14 places to 41st. American Norman Xiong moves to 42nd from last week’s ranking of 52nd. Kristoffer Reitan of Norway jumps 22 rankings to 49th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • William Moll of the United States is the week’s most improved player. He jumps 1,444 rankings to world number 4,091 after a sixth-place finish in the CB&I – Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.

The Women

Performances of the week

Maguire headlines winning trio

Leona Maguire

 

  • Leona Maguire strengthens her status as the number one player on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM with a shared victory in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge. The Duke University student shared the title with Americans Taylor Tomlinson and Mackenzie Raim after posting a 4-under-par 209 total at Palos Verdes Golf Club in California.
  • Tomlinson rises 19 places to world number 103, while Raim advances 99 spots to 236th.

Five share Puerto Rico win

  • It’s not often Baylor University gets two wins in the same week, but then five players sharing a title is uncommon occurrence in college golf. Baylor players Amy Lee and Maria Vesga tied for first on 1-under-par 215 totals in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic along with Panitta Yusabai of the University of Maryland, NC State’s Naomi Ko and Haylee Harford of Furman University.
  • American Lee climbs 52 places to 118th. Vesga, from Colombia, jumps 195 rankings to 456th, Thai player Yusabai soars 399 positions to 945th, Canadian Ko advances six spots to 126, while Harford of the United States makes a 12-ranking rise to 86th.

    Top 20 movers

    • Spain’s Ana Pelaez Trivino is the only new top 20 player with a one-ranking rise to 20th.

    Top 50 movers

    • Germany’s Leonie Harm makes a significant move into the top 50 following victory in the Texas State Invitational. The University of Houston player’s 5-over-par 218 total gave her a two-shot victory. It also moves her 16 places to 49th. China’s Muni He joins Harm in the top 50 with a six-ranking rise to 50th.

      Biggest ranking improvement

      • Thailand’s Panitta Yusabai takes that honour with her rise of 399 places to 945th after sharing victory in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.
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