The Men

Performance of the week

Hammer enters top 5 with Austin share

 

Cole Hammer of the United States moves back into the World Amateur Golf RankingTM top five after sharing victory in the NCAA Austin Regional. Fellow American and University of Texas teammate Steven Chervony and Stefano Mazzoli of Italy were declared joint winners after finishing on 9-under 204, three shots clear of the field. Hammer edges up one spots to fifth. Mazzoli jumps 16 places to 30th, while Chervony is 144 positions better off in 286th.

 

Salinda enjoys home comforts in Stanford Regional

 

Isaiah Salinda used home course advantage to win the NCAA Stanford Regional. The Stanford student returned scores of 66, 67 and 67 over Stanford Golf Course for a 10-under 200 tally to win by three shots. Salinda makes a 15-ranking rise to 14th.

 

Rasmussen pulls clear to win Pullman

 

American Rhett Rasmussen saved his best golf for the final two rounds to win the NCAA Pullman Regional. The Brigham Young student opened with a 1-under 69 but closed with consecutive 63s to finish on 15-under 195. His two-shot win sees him jump 88 spots to 214th.

 

Kinney, Feagles and Thompson improve with Regional wins.

 

Tripp Kinney, Davis Thompson and Michael Feagles make significant WAGR table advances with NCAA Regional wins. Kinney’s Louisville victory sees him jump 77 rankings to 164th. Thompson won in Athens and climbs 103 places to 162nd. Feagles triumphed in Myrtle Beach to advance to 161st from 272nd.

 

Top 20 movers

 

Ireland’s Conor Purcell joins Salinda in the top 20 with a four-ranking rise to 17th.

 

Top 50 movers

 

Denmark’s Rasmus Neergaard-Petersen is the only new top 50 entry, rising seven places to 50th.

 

Biggest ranking improvement

 

American Joey Latowski takes that honour with a jump of 2,101 positions to world number 3,376.

The Women

Performances of the week

Thitikul dominates Thai Amateur 

 

Atthaya Thitikul was simply untouchable in winning the Thailand Ladies Amateur. Thitikul’s 14-under 202 score gave her an 11-shot victory. She improves her status as Thailand’s best player with a two-ranking rise to fifth. 

 

 

Schmidt soars after German Amateur win

 

Sarina Schmidt makes a significant move up this week’s table after winning the German International Amateur . The Munich resident returned rounds of 72, 71, 70 and 66 at Hamburger Golf Club to compile a 5-under 279 total. She ran out a three-shot winner. She jumps 117 places to 552nd, her highest career position.

 

 

Jacob stays level to win NCAA Division II title

 

Jaime Jacob was the only player to finish level par in the NCAA Division II Championship at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to win by a shot. The Cal State San Marcos players jumps 491positiogs to 1,376th.

 

Top 50 movers

 

American Amanda Sambach joins the top half century with a move of 142 places to 42nd.

 

Biggest ranking improvement 

 

Korea’s Seo Yoon Kim makes the biggest improvement, with a jump of 531 rankings to 809th.

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