The Women

Performances of the week

Castren joins top 20 with Clemson victory

  • Finnish amateur Matilda Castren joins the World Amateur Golf RankingTM top 20 by overcoming a strong field to win the Clemson Invitational. The Florida State player won by three shots thanks largely to a second round 65, 7-under-par. She sandwiched scores of 72 and 70 around her second-round performance for a 9-under 207 total.
  • Castren rises five places to 20th this week.

Gillman seals Bryan win with 66

Kristen Gillman
  • American Kristen Gillman saved her best for last to win the Bryan National Collegiate. Gillman, a University of Alabama student, returned a final round 6-under-par 66 to come from sixth after 36 holes to win by a shot. Previous rounds of 71 gave her a 208 total, 8-under-par. She rises seven spots this week to 27th.

Vu puts on Classic performance to join top 20

  • Lilia Vu enters the world top 20 after an emphatic victory in the Anuenue Spring Break Classic. The UCLA player led wire-to-wire after rounds of 67, 66 and 71 for a 204 total, 12-under-par. It gave her a commanding seven-shot victory, and sees her improve nine rankings to 18th.

Top 20 movers

  • Castren and Vu are the only two players to break into this week’s top 20.

Top 50 movers

  • Americans Jillian Hollis and Hannah Kim join the top 50. Hollis moves nine rankings to 47th, while Kim rises eight spots to 49th.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • Elsa Moberly of the United States makes the week’s most dramatic move with a jump of 839 rankings to 543rd after winning the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate. The University of Eastern Kentucky player won the title by six shots.

    The Men

    Performances of the week

    Davidson makes strong Walker Cup case

    • Jack Davidson laid down a strong claim for inclusion in this year’s Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team by finishing top individual in the European Nations Cup in Sotogrande, Spain. Davidson led Wales to victory with three consecutive rounds of 70 and a closing 73. His 5-under-par 283 gave him a four-shot victory over Robin Dawson of Ireland. Davidson adds the title to the Spanish Amateur he won earlier this year.
    • The 20-year-old was not named to the original GB&I Walker Cup squad, but was added to the squad following his Sotogrande win.
    • Davidson jumps 107 places this week to 111th on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM. Dawson climbs 173 places to 174th.
    Sam Horsfield
    • Sam Horsfield edges up one place on this week’s ranking to world number four after winning the Mason Rudolph Championship. The University of Florida player won by two shots after rounds of 69, 67 and 66 gave him an 11-under-par 202 total.

    Meyer solidifies top 10 status

    • Dylan Meyer solidified his status as the number six player in the world with victory in the 3M Augusta Invitational. The University of Illinois student overcame former U.S. Junior champion Will Zalatoris by one stroke with an 11-under-par 205 total. Zalatoris rises one place to 11th.

    Top 20 movers

    • Chun-An Yu of Taipei is the only new top 50 player with a one-ranking rise to 20th. There are no new top 50 players.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • Agustin Segundo Oliva Pinto of Argentina makes the biggest move of the week with a jump of 1,998 rankings to world number 2,538.
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