John Huston Finishes 6th in First Event Playing Volvik
Volvik Announces Signing of Champions Tour Professional John Huston, Huston Finishes 6th in First Event Playing Volvik
Volvik, the #1 Color Golf Ball on Tour, officially announces the signing of Champions Tour professional John Huston to a two-year endorsement deal. Huston signed with Volvik at their booth at the PGA Merchandise Show January 28.
Huston finished T6th in his first Champions Tour event playing with the Volvik S4 105-compresison, 4-piece golf ball.
He shot an 8-under-par 208 (68-69-71) at the Allianz Championship, earning $59,500 for the Top 10 finish. He now ranks 17th in the Champions Tour Charles Schwab Cup money list.
Huston ranked third driving distance at the event with a 280.5 yard average. His drive of 330 yards was the second longest drive of the Allianz Championship. He led the Champions Tour in driving distance average in 2015.
“What a great start for the newest member of the Team Volvik,” said Volvik USA President Don Shin. “We knew we had a really good player in John and that the ball was really working for him, but to see him all over the television coverage and competing to win in his first event playing Volvik, it was a great sign of things to come.”
Huston is seven-time PGA TOUR winner and a winner on the Champions Tour in 2011, his first year eligible for the Champions Tour. He finished 43rd in the Charles Schwab Cup last season. Huston turned professional in 1983 and has had more than 80 Top 10 finishes in his career.
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball on Tour with over 75 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 $8.5 million in prize money on the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, Champions Tour,Web.com Tour, Ladies European Tour, LAGT and Symetra Tour with 14 victories and over 100 Top 10 finishes.
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