The Women

Performances of the week

Vu, Mehaffey and Papp advance after three-way share 

Lilia Vu, Olivia Mehaffey and Kaitlyn Papp make significant moves on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM after sharing the spoils in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club in California. They were declared joint winners after matching 1-under 212 totals. They were the only three players to break par for 54 holes.

UCLA student Vu moves to world number two behind Leona Maguire with a one-ranking rise. Curtis Cup player Mehaffey, who attends Arizona State, also improves one ranking. She improves to 11th. University of Texas player Papp breaks into the world top 100 with a jump of 60 spots to 96th.

Fassi strengthens number one status

Maria Fassi solidified her status as Mexico’s number one amateur by winning the Lady Puerto Rico Classic. The University of Arkansas player ran out a three-shot winner at Rio Mar Country Club after posting a 3-over 216 total. She strengthens her 25th place position on the WAGR table.

Hausmann takes the gold

Germany’s Sophie Hausmann climbs 13 rankings this week to 62nd by winning the Gold Rush tournament at El Dorado Golf Course in Long Beach, California for the second consecutive year. The University of Idaho player earned her third college victory with a three-shot victory after a 4-under 212 total.

Top 20 movers

American Rachel Heck is the only new top 20 player with a two-ranking rise to 19th.

Top 50 movers

Gina Kim of the United States joins the top 50 by improving nine rankings to 49th.

Biggest ranking improvement

 Argentina’s Pilar Muguruza is the most improved player with a jump of 476 positions to world number 2,125 after winning the El Federal tournament in her homeland.

The Men

Performances of the week

Huskey races to All American victory

Keenan Huskey breaks into this week’s top 90 by winning the All American tournament at the Golf Club of Texas. Huskey’s 15-under-par 201 total was two shots better than world number two Braden Thornberry. It earns University of South Carolina student Huskey a 32-ranking rise to 87th.

Buckley snaps up top 50 spot with Gator win

Hayden Buckley finished with a sprint to the line to win the SunTrust Gator Invitational. The University of Missouri player began the final round in tenth place and four shots in arrears of the lead, but returned a closing 6-under 64 to eke out a one-shot win. Buckley played his final 12 holes in 7 under to post an 8-under 202 total. He jumps 32 places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to 50th.

Lopes wins national championship

Vitor Lopes advances 149 rankings to world number 250 after winning the 88th Portuguese Internacional Amateur Championship at Montado Golf Resort. Lopes won by three shots to improve his status as Portugal’s number two player behind 158th ranked Pedro Silva.

Top 20 movers

Chandler Phillips of the United States is the only player to break into this week’s top 20 after winning the John Burns Intercollegiate. The Texas A&M student ran out a three-shot winner after a 13-under-par 203 total. He improves eight rankings to 14th.

Top 50 movers

Buckley is the only new top 50 player after his SunTrust Gator Invitational win.

Biggest ranking improvement

New Zealand’s Jimmy Zheng is the week’s biggest riser with jump with a 1,454 rankings to world number 3,972.

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