More Top Finishes for Volvik on LPGA Tour and Symetra Tour
Volvik Player Meena Lee Earns Top Finish At Marathon Classic on the LPGA Tour
Volvik, the #1 Color Golf Ball on Tour, was in play by Top 10 player and another Top 25 finisher at the Marathon Classic on the LPGA Tour Sunday. Volvik staff player Meena Lee shot the low round of the event on Sunday with a 62, a round that included five straight birdies. It was the second straight Top 10 finish for Lee on the LPGA Tour.
Lee earned $31,543 with the T7 finish and moved up to 41st on the official 2013 LPGA money list. She plays a Yellow Vista 4-piece golf ball.
Volvik staff player Chella Choi finished T16th at the Marathon Classic playing an Orange Vista 4-and now has three Top 10's and eight Top 25's on the season including two Top 5 finishes.
"Our ratio of Top 10 finishes to events played is 76% on the LPGA Tour this year and 18% of the Volvik balls put into play have resulted in a Top 25 finish," said National Director of Sales and Marketing Jon Claffey. "These are amazing numbers that have provided Volvik with an estimated $1 million in airtime exposure on the LPGA Tour coverage. We could not have asked for a better year performance wise and we see this as a sign that we will be able to expand our efforts for all professional tours moving forward."
In the last 15 LPGA Tour events, players using Volvik colored golf balls have earned one Victory, 13 Top 10 finishes (including nine Top 5's) and 27 total Top 25 finishes.
There are currently six Volvik staffers in the Top 70 on the LPGA money list: #21 Pornanong Phatlum (Pink), #25 Ilhee Lee (Yellow), , #26 Chella Choi (Orange), #41 Meena Lee (Yellow).# 59 Jee Young Lee (Orange), and #70 Lindsey Wright (Orange).
Volvik has 146 total instances of professionals using their Vista golf balls in tournament play on the 2013 LPGA Tour (61 Orange, 51 Yellow, 28 Pink and 4 Green), already surpassing the number of golf balls in play on the 2012 LPGA Tour.
On the Symetra Tour, 25 different players have now put Volvik into play. Volvik players have now earned one Victory, seven Top 10 finishes and 17 Top 25 finishes so far in 2013.This week on the Symetra Tour, Volvik staffer Birdie Kim finished T9 and Volvik players Amy Eneroth and Christine Song each had a Top 25 finish at the Northeast Delta Dental International in Concord, NH.
Volvik is the official golf ball of the Symetra Tour and is also the sponsor of the Volvik Race for the Card. At every Symetra Tour event, the driving range is covered in Volvik's colorful high-performance 3-piece and 4-piece golf balls for all Symetra Tour players to practice with. Each year since 1999 players have been playing their way onto the LPGA Tour through the Symetra Tour’s Volvik Race for the Card by finishing atop the season-ending money list. This year marks the second year 10 players will receive fully-exempt status on next year’s LPGA Tour.
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour, with over 286 of its color golf balls in play on the 2012 and 2013 LPGA Tour. Since 2012, players using Volvik's ultra high-performance color golf balls earned over $4 million on the LPGA Tour, Web.com Tour and Symetra Tour with four victories and 43 Top 10 finishes.
Volvik is dedicated to the production of specialized 3- and 4-piece multi-layer golf balls that feature 37 worldwide patents. In over 30 years of golf ball production, Volvik has developed a reputation based on highly innovative development, quickly becoming one of the most significant and trusted golf ball manufacturers in the world.