Moynihan into world's Top 20; Chloe Ryan on the rise
 Gavin Moynihan

Gavin Moynihan

Gavin Moynihan moved into the top 20 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking thanks to his runner up finish in the Eastern Province Border Championship in South Africa on Sunday.

The 20 year old from The Island lost in a play off to South Africa's Ian Snyman but still moved up 16 places to 19th in the world with Jack Hume (42nd), Paul Dunne (48th), Gary Hurley (61st) and Cormac Sharvin (97th) the other Irish golfers inside the world's top 100 amateur men.

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American Oliver Schniederjans remained at No 1 with Spain's Jon Rahm-Rodriguez up one spot to No 2 ahead of Marcus Kinhult thanks to his brilliant share of fifth place in the Waste Management Phoenix Open on the PGA Tour.

In the women's ranking, Castletroy's Chloe Ryan leapt 25 spots to 345th thanks to her tie for 15th in the Portuguese International Ladies Amateur Championship.

19 35 +16 Gavin Moynihan 35 1167.74
42 50 +8 Jack Hume 50 1082.00
48 49 +1 Paul Dunne 58 1066.64
61 66 +5 Gary Hurley 57 1030.85
97 91 -6 Cormac Sharvin 47 984.04
138 133 -5 Dermot McElroy 45 940.00
170 182 +12 Chris Selfridge 56 910.57
220 173 -47 Robin Dawson 45 877.22
287 275 -12 Richard Bridges 40 849.38
332 333 +1 Stuart Grehan 42 833.73
333 325 -8 John-Ross Galbraith 33 833.71
398 398 - Paul McBride 35 810.36
410 478 +68 Geoff Lenehan 35 807.14
499 681 +182 Colm Campbell 24 777.68
708 706 -2 Eugene Smith 26 725.00
809 805 -4 Gary O'Flaherty 22 704.46
823 819 -4 Rowan Lester 27 701.79
841 837 -4 Darragh Coghlan 27 696.43
924 922 -2 Gareth Lappin 41 680.49
965 968 +3 Matthew McClean 28 670.54
1109 1110 +1 Daniel Holland 34 646.45
1200 1199 -1 Stephen Healy 26 628.57
1246 1243 -3 Alex Gleeson 32 621.09
1268 1265 -3 Tiarnan McLarnon 29 616.38
1272 1271 -1 Declan Loftus 28 615.18