The Men

McNealy back on top of world

  • Maverick McNealy regains the number one spot on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM just a week after losing it to Australian Curtis Luck. The two swap positions this week, with Luck moving back to number two.

Performance of the week

Martin goes low to win Schenkel

  • American Patrick Martin moves inside the world top 50 after winning the Schenkel Invitational at Forest Heights Golf Club in Statesboro, Georgia. The Vanderbilt student returned a closing 6-under-par 66, the tournament’s low round, to post a 12-under 204. He won by two shots and moves 17 places to 44th.

Ronneblad shines in the Dunes

  • Sweden’s Hannes Ronneblad advances 19 rankings this week to 76th after winning the Bandon Dunes Championship. The Texas Tech player opened with a 7-under-par 65 and was never really in danger of losing the title. Further rounds of 71 and 72 gave him a 10-under 206 total and a two-shot victory.

Wolcott gets a grip on SD Classic

  • Ben Wolcott of the United States rises 49 spots this week to world number 257 after winning the Lamkin Grips SD Classic. Wolcott, an Ole Miss student, won by three shots after a 9-under 207 total.

Top 20 movers

  • Chun-An Yu of Taipei is the only new top 20 player with a one-ranking rise to 20th.

Top 50 movers

  • Australian Charlie Dann and Max McGreevy of the United States join Martin in the top 50. Dann climbs 18 places to 41st, while McGreevy rises three places to 50th.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • American Blake Allen Stock is the week’s most improved player with a jump of 1,994 rankings to world number 2,765.

    The Women

    Performances of the week

    Szeryk improves top Canadian status

    • Maddie Szeryk improves her status as the top ranked Canadian on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM with victory in the Dr Donnis Thompson Invitational. Szeryk, who attends Texas A&M University, won by four shots. Rounds of 67, 71 and 69 gave her a 9-under-par 207 total. She edges up one spot to world number 25 as a result.

    Haigwood prospers from home field advantage

    • Jessica Haigwood of the United States jumps 96 places this week thanks to victory in the 3M Augusta Invitational. With her Augusta University team hosting the event at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, the final year student closed with rounds of 66 and 67 after an opening 71 for a 12-under-par 204 to cruise to a seven-shot victory. She moves to world number 249.

    Soo rides double 66 to Clover Cup win

    • Australian Julienne Soo scored back to back 66s on her way to winning the Clover Cup. Soo, a University of Oklahoma student, opened with the 6-under-par rounds before adding a 71 for a 13-under-par 203 to win by four shots over Sweden’s Linnea Strom, an Arizona State student. Soo climbs 145 places to 528th, while Strom moves to 10th with a one-ranking rise.

    Top 50 movers

    • There are no new top 20 players this week, while Spain’s Marta Perez Sanmartin is the only new top 50 player. She rises one spot to 50th.

      Top 100 movers

      • Yuka Saso of the Philippines is the only new top 100 player, with an improvement of 19 rankings to 95th.

          Biggest ranking improvement

          • Germany’s Hannah-Leonie Karg makes the most dramatic improvement with a jump of 659 rankings to world number 1,974.
          Previous Next