LPGA Stars Choi and Phatlum Earn 5th Top 10's of 2013
LPGA Stars Chella Choi and Pornanong Phatlum Earn 5th Top 10's of 2013
Volvik staff players Pornanong Phatlum and Chella Choi both earned their 5th Top 10 finishes of the 2013 season at the LPGA Tour's Reignwood LPGA Classic in China Sunday. Phatlum shot 12 under par while Choi shot 11 under par in the Beijing event to finish T7 and T10 respectively.
Choi ranks 23rd on the LPGA official money list for 2013 while Phatlum moved to 26th. Both players are 23-years-old and have earned over $400,000 on the LPGA Tour with their solid play this year.
Choi plays an Orange Vista 4-piece golf ball while Phatlum plays a Pink 4-piece Vista golf ball.
"Chella and Pornanong have had sensational years playing our golf ball on the LPGA Tour this year," said Volvik USA President Don Shin. "They are both two of the major rising stars of the LPGA. They continue to impress every week with their consistent play and many believe they will be one of the next first time winners on the tour. It has been great to watch them develop into the best in the world while playing our high performance color golf balls."
Players using Volvik colored golf balls have earned one Victory, 17 Top 10 finishes (including nine Top 5's) and 34 total Top 25 finishes. Volvik players average a Top 10 finish in 77% of the 22 LPGA Tour events played this year and average 1.5 Top 25 finishes an event on the year.
There are currently four Volvik staff players in the Top 40 on the 2013 LPGA money list and nine Volvik players in the Top 100 on the LPGA money list: #23 Chella Choi (Orange), #26 Pornanong Phatlum (Pink), #28 Ilhee Lee (Yellow), #38 Meena Lee (Yellow),# 67 Jee Young Lee (Orange), #70 Thidapa Suwannapura and #77 Lindsey Wright (Orange), #91 Jeong Jang (Pink) and #92 Mi Hyang Lee (Pink).
Volvik has 172 total instances of professionals using their Vista golf balls in tournament play on the 2013 LPGA Tour (71 Orange, 62 Yellow, 36 Pink and 3 Green).
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour, with over 312 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 five victories and 47 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.