The Men

Performances of the week

Travale makes 300 place improvement with Isleworth win

 

Canada’s Johnny Travale produced a final round 6-under 66 to win the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational. He had to: Trey Winstead of the United States put pressure on him with a closing 64. University of Central Florida student Travale ran out a one-shot winner thanks to a 12-under 204 tally. He climbs 300 places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to 619th. Louisiana State University player Winstead is 31 positions better off in 111th.

 

Jackson shoots down Quail Valley Collegiate

 

U.S. player Palmer Jackson moves 36 spots to 103rd with a two-shot victory in the Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational. The Notre Dame student sandwiched a 6-under 66 between a pair of 67s to fashion a 16-under 200.

 

Quartet share Royal Oaks win

 

Four players were declared co-winners of the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate after tying on 8-under par 205 aggregates. Australia’s Charlie Pilon tied with U.S. players Ollie Osborne, Mcclure Meissner and Jonathan Yaun. University of Michigan student Pilon makes a 195-ranking rise to 365th. Liberty University player Yaun is 211 positions better off in 752nd. Southern Methodist students Osborne and Meissner makes respective jumps of 86 and 18 spots to 492nd and 54th.

 

Top 20 movers

 

American Quade Cummins is the only new face in the top 20 with a five-ranking rise to 20th.

 

Top 50 movers

 

Japan’s Ren Yonezawa and David Nyfjall of Sweden join the top 50. Yonezawa improves 11 places to 41st, while Nyfjall makes a three-ranking rise to 48th.

 

Biggest ranking improvement

 

U.S. player Woody Woodward is the week’s highest mover. His second-place finish to Cam Roam in the West Virginia Mid-Amateur Championship takes him 1,586 positions to world number 3,954. Roam enters the WAGR table at 4,875th.

The Women

Performances of the week

Schmid earns first college win

 

Switzerland’s Priscilla Schmid moves 71 positions to 195th on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM after her first college win. The third year University of Indiana player triumphed in the Landfall Tradition. Scores of 69, 72 and 68 gave her a 7-under 209 total and a two-shot victory. Schmid, who lives in Uruguay, attains her highest WAGR position. She also becomes the third best Swiss player after world number three Albane Valenzuela and 91st ranked Elena Moosmann.

 

Somboonsup rises to Jim West Challenge

 

Thailand’s Sasikarn Somboonsup is 151 rankings better off in 387th after finishing the Jim West Challenge in style. The Texas State player delivered the lowest final round score with a 5-under 67 to post a 10-under 206. She came from three shots off the lead to win by a stroke.  Somboonsup now has five wins in her college career, which ends next May.

 

Consistency pays for Fournand in FIU Pat Bradley

 

French player Justine Fournand was a model of consistency in winning the Annual FIU Pat Bradley Invitational. The Florida Atlantic University student returned three scores of 70 or better – 68, 67 and 70 – to claim the title by a shot with an 11-under 205 aggregate. She advances 118 places to 922nd, her highest WAGR Status.

 

Top 20 movers

 

Yuko Saso of the Philippines moves back into the top 20 with a one-ranking rise to 20th.

 

Top 50 movers

 

Bianca Pagdanganan, also of the Philippines, is the only new top 50 entrant. She makes a four-ranking move to 49th.

 

Biggest ranking improvement

 

Colombia’s Catalina Monroy takes the plaudits as the week’s most improved player. She jumps 698 positions to 1,641st after a runner-up finish in the Nacional Juvenil Match Play in her homeland to compatriot Sofia Torres, who improves 97 places to 1,124th.

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