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Volvik Staff Player Pornanong Phatlum Wins India Open For Third Time

Volvik Staff Player Pornanong Phatlum Wins India Open For Third Time

Volvik staff player and LPGA player Pornanong Phatlum won the Hero Women's India Open this week using a pink Volvik Vista 4-piece golf ball. Thailand's Phatlum finished the final round with a 6-under 66 after birdies on the last two holes to secure her third win at the largest women's golf event in India.

Phatlum set a Ladies Asian Golf Tour record as the first player to win five times - Hong Kong Open (2006), Women's India Open (2008, 2009 and 2012) and Thailand ladies Open (2008).

"I'm so happy, this is a big tournament and I have achieved good results playing in tournaments in India," said Phatlum, who scored an eagle on the 6th hole and posted birdies on the 1st, 7th, 8th, 17th and 18th in the final round.

Phatlum said the current world number one player also won in India in 2007 in her first professional event and went on the dominate the LPGA Tour. "Now I too want to emulate her feat by trying to 'conquer' the LPGA," said Phatlum, who celebrates her 24th birthday this week.

Players using Volvik's high quality color golf balls earned over $2 million on the LPGA and Symetra Tour in 2012 with 28 Top 10 finishes. Volvik has 3 victories worldwide in 2012.
Other Volvik 2012 staff professionals include Chella Choi, Meena Lee, Ilhee Lee, Jeong Jang, Jin Young Pak, Jee Young Lee, Christine Song, Kyeong Bae, Mi Hyang Lee, Victoria Elizabeth, 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.