Volvik Staff Players Earn Three Top 15 Finishes in Bahamas
Volvik Staff Players Earn Three Top 15 Finishes in Bahamas, Including 3rd place Finish by Pornanong Phatlum
Volvik staff players started out the 2014 LPGA Tour season with a 3rd place finish by Pornanong Phatlum, as well as a T11 finish by Thidapa Suwannapura and a T13 finish by Chella Choi, at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic Sunday.
The Top 5 finish and three Top 15 finishes got Volvik off to a solid start in their quest to surpass their phenomenal 2013 LPGA Tour success where Volvik staff players experienced one win, 13 Top 5 finishes, 22 Top 10 finishes and 48 total Top 25 finishes. Volvik player Ilhee Lee won the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic last season for Volvik's first ever LPGA Tour victory.
"Here we go again," said Volvik USA President Don Shin."We have received an enormous amount of marketing exposure from our professionals performing on the tour telecasts. It really helps us spread the word on our up-and-coming performance based golf ball brand. We are very pleased to see that the 2014 season is off to another great start!"
Phatlum had a productive LPGA off-season, winning the Dubai Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour December 7 and the Hitachi Ladies Open on the LAGT January 12 with a Pink Vista iS golf ball. Choi finished a career year in 2013 as the highest ranking Volvik player, finishing the year 17th with $739,441 earned. A new player to the Volvik staff, Sunawannapura, won the Hero Women’s Indian Open on the Ladies European Tour Nov. 30 by three shots at the Delhi Golf Club with a new prototype Volvik golf ball. Her victory is the first win for the new hybrid White Color S3 golf ball that launched Jan. 22 at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla.
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 $5 million on the LPGA Tour, Web.com Tour, Ladies European Tour, LAGT and Symetra Tour with nine victories and 59 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).
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.