Choi Earns 3rd Top 5 on LPGA with Orange Volvik Golf Ball
Chella Choi Earns 3rd Top 5 of LPGA Season with Orange Volvik Golf Ball
Volvik staff player Chella Choi finished T5th at the LPGA Lotte Championship on the LPGA Tour Sunday in her quest for her first LPGA Tour victory. Choi has a Top 25 in 15 of her last 16 events on the LPGA Tour. She has now earned $356,239 this season on the LPGA after eight events and ranks 9th on the 2014 LPGA Tour money list.
Choi has quickly become one of the top players on the LPGA Tour and she continues to climb the ranks on the Rolex Rankings. She has been a model of consistency while playing her trademark Orange Volvik golf ball. Her three Top 5's, seven Top 10's and 17 Top 25's in 2013 led her to a career best $739,441 in 2013, ranking her 17th on the final LPGA Tour money list.
In 2014, she has already earned three Top 5 finishes and six Top 25 finishes, including a runner up finish at the ISPS Handa Women's Australia Open earlier this year. Choi ranks 7th in Scoring Average and 8th in Greens in Regulation so far this season.
"You can't count Chella out of any event this year," said Jon Claffey, National Director of Sales and Marketing for Volvik USA. "She's just been playing extremely consistent golf and has raised her game to an elite level. She works as hard as anyone out on tour and she continues to get our color golf ball revolution exposure on a weekly basis."
Choi's father serves as her caddy and the two have made a made a pact to stay together until Choi claims her first LPGA Tour victory.
Volvik has already experienced four Top 5's, five Top 10's and 12 Top 25's after eight events on the 2014 LPGA Tour. Currently, four players using Volvik color golf balls rank in the Top 50 on the LPGA Tour money list: Choi - 9th, Pornanong Phatlum - 23rd , Mi Hyang Lee - 36th and Meena Lee - 41st. Last year, three Volvik staff players finished in the Top 25 on the LPGA Tour money list.
Volvik recently announced the signing of major winners Craig Stadler and Larry Nelson on the Champions Tour. Stadler played a Volvik Vista iV 4-piece golf ball at the 2014 Masters. Volvik staff professional Tim Petrovic has earned a Top 15 finish on the PGA TOUR and a Top 10 finish on the Web.com Tour playing Volvik golf balls so far in 2014.
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour with over 70 professionals using Volvik's ultra high-performance color golf balls on the world's professional tours. Since 2012, players using Volvik golf balls have earned over $6 million on the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, Ladies European Tour, LAGT and Symetra Tour with 10 victories and 67 Top 10 finishes.
Volvik has experienced more colors (5) and number of color golf balls in play on the world's professional tours than any other manufacturer in the history of golf. In 2013 on the LPGA Tour, Volvik had 195 total instances of professionals using their Vista golf balls in tournament play (77 Orange, 71 Yellow, 44 Pink and 3 Green).
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