The Men

Performances of the week

Morikawa becomes world number three

United States Walker Cup player Collin Morikawa rises one place on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to third behind world number one Joaquin Niemann and Braden Thornberry. The University of California player ran out a three-shot winner thanks to rounds of 66, 67 and 64. Morikawa, who earned four points out of four to help the United States win last year’s Walker Cup, was the only player to break 200 for three rounds. He returned a 16-under-par 197.

Suh scales the Highlands to rise to sixth

Justin Suh of the United States becomes the world’s sixth best player with a one-ranking rise by winning the Southern Highlands Collegiate. Suh, a University of Southern California student, returned scores of 68, 70 and 70 for an 8-under 208 to win by two shots.

Thompson cruises to Riversdale win

Australian Jack Thompson makes the second biggest ranking rise of the week with a five-shot win in the Riversdale Cup. The 20 year old rode a second round 64, 8-under, to victory. He soars 1,679 rankings to become the world’s 2,218th best amateur.

Top 20 movers

Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup player Matthew Jordan makes a two-ranking rise to 19th. Thailand’s Sadom Kaewkanjana joins him with a move of 10 places to 20th.

Top 50 movers

Chandler Blanchet of the United States and Thai amateur Kammalas Namuangruk enter this week’s top 50. Blanchet climbs eight spots to 49th, while Namuangruk moves to 50th with a 30-ranking rise.

Biggest ranking improvement

American Jimmie Massie makes the biggest move with a leap of 1,787 rankings to world number 3,394.

The Women

Performances of the week

Jeon makes impressive move into top 20

Jiwon Jeon of Korea makes an impressive move into the World Amateur Golf RankingTM top 20 with back-to back wins. The Daytona State College student racked up emphatic victories in the UNF Collegiate and SunTrust Gator Invite. Rounds of 66, 69 and 67 around Jacksonville Golf and Country Club for a 14-under 202 gave Jeon an eight-shot victory in the UNF. She then won the Gator Invite by five strokes with a 7-under 203. Jeon was the only player to return three scores in the 60s in both events. She climbs 32 places on this week’s WAGR table to 13th as a result.

Mills lands Classic to join top 300

Emily Mills of the United States eked out a one-shot victory in the River Landing Classic to join the WAGR top 300. The Rutgers student advances 85 places to 299th.

Bose survives the Hurricane

American Elizabeth Bose jumps 110 positions to 330th after winning the Hurricane Invitational. The Virginia Tech player ran out a one-shot winner with a 6-under 210 total.

Top 20 movers

United States Curtis Cup player Mariel Galdiano joins Jiwon Jeon in this week’s top 20 with a two-ranking rise to 20th.

Top 50 movers

Bianca Fabrizio of Italy and American Haylee Harford move into the top 50. Fabrizio makes a six-ranking improvement to 48th, while Harford rises two places to 49th.

Biggest ranking improvement

Sofia Morgan of Chile is the week’s most improved player after winning the Abierto La Dehesa in her homeland. She jumps 797 rankings to take her place as the world’s 1,574th best player.

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