Scotland’s Bradley Neil of Blairgowrie Golf Club, Perthshire & Kinross, who recently won the 2014 British Amateur Golf Championship, has risen to 7th in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR).

The 18 year-old former Scottish Boys Golf Champion leads the Scottish Golf Union Men’s Order of Merit and climbs to 7th in WAGR with 1,180.43 points.

Neil, has had a fantastic run of events, which also included runner-up in the South African Amateur Open Stroke play and 2014 St Andrews Links Trophy event.

Scotland have two players in the top-20 of WAGR, with NCAA Collegiate golfer, Grant Forrest of Craigielaw Golf Club, lying in 20th place.

Forrest, beat Neil in a sudden-death play for The Links Trophy 2014 at The Old Course, St Andrews.

Oliver Schniederjans, who is currently representing the US Golf Team in The Palmer Cup 2014, remains in first place following England’s Matthew Fitrzpatrick turning professional.

Gavin Moynihan of Ireland has slipped down to 14th place in the latest WAGR re-rank. Ryan Evans of England lies one place behind Moynihan in 15th spot.

The top-20 places reads as follows.

2014 WAGR (27-06-14):-

01▹ Oliver Schniederjans 1325.81
02▴ Scottie Scheffler 1243.37
03▾ Robby Shelton 1227.78
04▹ Chang-woo Lee 1195.70
05▴ Jordan Niebrugge 1188.01
06▴ Guillermo Pereira 1187.70
07▴ Bradley Neil 1180.43
08▾ Renato Paratore 1168.03
09▾ Gavin Kyle Green 1150.36
10▾ Bryson Dechambeau 1138.01
11▴ Mario Galiano Aguilar 1131.37
12▹ Thomas Detry 1131.14
13▴ Marcus Kinhult 1125.64
14▾ Gavin Moynihan 1119.92
15▾ Ryan Evans 1118.69
16▹ Scott Vincent 1113.16
17▾ Adam Svensson 1113.14
18▴ Brandon Hagy 1111.47
19▴ Lucas Herbert 1110.71
20▾ Grant Forrest 1108.90


Graham J Gordon, The Editor and Owner, GolfblogspotUK

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