Volvik Players Earn Another Top 5 Finish And 4 Top 25's At Kia Classic
Phatlum earned $90,748 with her performance and moved up to 12th on the official LPGA Tour money list. It was the second straight Top 5 finish for a player using Volvik after Jee Young Lee finished T4 last week at the RR Donnelly LPGA Founders Cup.
Players using colored Volvik golf balls earned four Top 25 finishes at the event. Volvik has earned five Top 10 finishes and nine Top 25 finishes in five LPGA Tour events so far in 2013.
"It's been a very good start and a lot of airtime for the players using Volvik golf balls on the LPGA Tour," said Don Shin, President of Volvik USA. "Nine Top 25 finishes in five events means we are really performing and helping the players reach their ultimate goals."
Seven out of 10 players using Volvik at the Kia Classic made the cut.
Jin Young Pak hit a hole-in-one with her Yellow Volvik Vista golf ball on Hole 14 of the Aviara Golf Club course Friday. She won a Kia Cadenza car with the hole-in-one.
Five Volvik players currently rank in the Top 50 on the LPGA Tour's money list: #12 Pornanong Phatlum (Pink), #27 Jee Young Lee (Orange), #28 Chella Choi (Orange), #49 Lindsey Wright (Orange) and #50 Ilhee Lee (Yellow).
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour, with over 160 of its color golf balls in play on the 2012 LPGA Tour. Players using Volvik's high quality color golf balls earned over $2 million on the LPGA Tour and Symetra Tour in 2012 with 28 Top 10 finishes.
Volvik 2013 staff professionals include Chella Choi, Meena Lee, Lindsey Wright, Pornanong Phatlum, Victoria Elizabeth, Ilhee Lee, Jeong Jang, Jin Young Pak, Jee Young Lee, Mi Hyang Lee, Min Seo Kwak, Brittany Johnston, Christine Song, Allison Duncan, Rachel Connor, Elena Robles , Marina Choi, Alice Kim, Amy Eneroth, Courtney Massey, Keyong Bae, Yoo Kyeong Kim and Birdie Kim.
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. For more information, visit www.volvik.com.