Two players using Volvik color golf balls earned their LPGA card September 30 at the Daytona Beach Invitational on the Symetra Tour. Victoria Elizabeth finished 3rd on the final Symetra Tour money list, while Mi Hyang Lee finished 6th and earned Rookie of the Year honors.
Both players finished in the Top 11 on the LPGA International course at the Daytona Beach Invitational, the final event of the season on the tour also known as the Futures Tour. Both players used Volvik 4-piece Vista IV golf balls all season long. Elizabeth finished the season with 1 victory and 5 Top 10 finishes while Lee finished with 1 victory and 4 Top 10 results.
"We are extremely proud to have been a big part of these player's games this year and to help them realize their dreams of becoming an LPGA professional," said Volvik USA President Don Shin.
Volvik is the official golf ball of the Symetra Tour and the title sponsor of the LPGA's Race for the Card. Ten players earned their 2013 LPGA cards after a 16-event Symetra Tour schedule in 2012. This year marked the first year since the Volvik Race for the Card was implemented in 1999 that 10 players received fully exempt LPGA Tour cards. A total of 20 players played Volvik color balls on the Symetra Tour in 2012.
At a ceremony honoring the new graduates to the LPGA, Volvik announced that Volvik USA will be bringing the wildly popular balls in Korea to the US market for 2013.
Volvik players have earned over $2 million on the LPGA and Symetra Tour so far in 2012 with 3 wins and 27 Top 10 finishes by professionals using their high-quality color golf balls.
Volvik staff players include Chella Choi, Meena Lee, Ilhee Lee, Pornanong Phatlum, Jeong Jang, Jin Young Pak, Jee Young Lee, Christine Song, Kyeong Bae, Victoria Elizabeth, Mi Hyang Lee, Allison Duncan, Brittany Johnston, Min Seo Kwak, Victoria Park, Yoo Kyeong Kim, Stephanie Kim, Laura Jansen and Birdie Kim.
Volvik is dedicated to the production of specialized 3- and 4-piece multi-layer golf balls that feature patented dimple technology for optimal performance that satisfies the needs of golfers of every skill level. In over 30 years of golf ball production, Volvik has developed a reputation based on perfect quality control and innovative development, quickly becoming one of the most significant and trusted golf ball manufacturers in the world.