The Men

Performances of the week

Logan runs fastest in Nike Collegiate Invite

 

Logan McAllister climbs 800 places to 914th on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM thanks to victory in the Nike Collegiate Invite. The University of Oklahoma student emerged a one-shot winner over fellow American John Augenstein after returning rounds of 65, 67 and 70 for an 11-under 202 total. Augenstein achieves his highest WAGR status with a four-ranking improvement to sixth.

 

Brightwell heads pack in Wolfpack

 

American Jonathan Brightwell advances 126 positions to 329th after winning the Wolfpack Intercollegiate. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro student rode a second round 64, 8-under, to victory. He sandwiched a 68 and 71 around the tournament’s low score to post a 13-under 203 aggregate that gave him a one-shot victory.

 

Winstead and White share David Toms

 

Trey Winstead and Hayden White shared the David Toms Intercollegiate. The U.S. players, teammates at Louisiana State University, were declared joint winner when they tied at 17-under 199. That was two shots better than fellow LSU player Garrett Barber. Winstead improves 18 rankings to 145th, White joins the WAGR table at 5,142nd while Barber moves to 139th from 152nd.

 

Top 20 movers

 

Koen Kouwenaar of The Netherlands is the only new top 20 player with a three-ranking move to 20th.

 

Top 50 movers

 

Americans Devon Bling and Davis Thompson join this week’s top 50. Bling, runner-up in the 2018 U.S. Amateur Championship, rises nine spots to 44th. Thompson improves 17 positions to 46th after sixth place in the Nike Collegiate Invite.

 

Biggest ranking improvement

 

Austria’s Namu Sarmini takes that honour after finishing runner-up in the Austrian Match Play. Sarmini jumps 2,318 rankings to world number 2,081. Winner Niklas Regner is 22 places better off in 132nd.

The Women

Performances of the week

Roussin-Bouchard on high after Windy City win

 

Pauline Roussin-Bouchard’s elevates her status as France’s best amateur after climbing three places to a career high of seventh on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM. The University of South Carolina student ran out a three-shot winner over U.S. Curtis Cup player Sierra Brooks in the Windy City Collegiate Championship. Scores of 70, 65 and 70 gave Roussin-Bouchard an 11-under 205. Brooks improves her hold on the number 15 spot.

 

Lee strengthens number one status

 

Andrea Lee’s strengthens her position at the top of the WAGR table after winning the Molly Collegiate Invitational. The Stanford University player returned rounds of 71, 69 and 70 for a 6-under 210 tally and a two-shot victory.

 

Mahar stages royal performance

 

Australia’s Emily Mahar breaks into the top 200 with a royal performance in the Princess Anne Invitational. The Virginia Tech player returned a closing 5-under 65 after consecutive 69s to post a 7-under 203 and run out a one-shot winner. She jumps 49 positions to 154th, her best ranking.

 

Top 20 movers

 

American Kaitlyn Papp and Yuka Saso of the Philippines move into the top 20. Papp is four places better off in 17th, while Saso makes a two-ranking move to 20th.

 

Top 50 movers

 

The top 50 also welcomes two new entrants. Japan’s Tsubasa Kajitani is 17 positions better off in 47th after finishing ninth among the professionals in the Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship. Philippines player Bianca Pagdanganan joins her with a seven-ranking move to 50th.

 

Biggest ranking improvement

 

Chia-Ju Ye of Taipei is the week’s most improved player with a jump of 654 rankings to 1,334th after finishing fourth in the Party Golfers Ladies Open, a professional tournament on the LPGA of Taiwan.

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