3 Volvik Players Finish in Top 20 on Symetra Tour, VIBE Makes Debut
3 Volvik Players Finish in Top 20 on Symetra Tour,
VIBE 65-Compression Ball Makes Debut
Three players playing Volvik golf balls finished in the Top 25 at the Decatur-Forsyth Classic on the Symetra Tour this Sunday. Becca Huffer finished T4th playing an Orange S3 by Volvik, while Victoria Elizabeth and Stephanie Kono both finished T16th in their first week playing Volvik’s new VIBE golf ball.
For Huffer, the T4 finish was her best finish of the year and gets vaulted her up the standings in the Volvik Race for the Card that will see 10 players earn a full-status tour cards for the 2017 LPGA Tour.
Three players played the 65-compression VIBE at the Illinois based event, the first time the award-winning ball has been in play on the Symetra Tour. It made its LPGA Tour debut at the Volvik Championship in May.
“The VIBE is the same 3-piece construction as our S3 tour ball that features a larger core and double Urethane cover, but it has 30 units less compression,” said National Director of Sales and Marketing Jon Claffey. “This makes it the softest ball we have ever made, while still being the perfect tour ball for anyone in the 85 MPH-105 MPH driver swing speed as it has maintained the market-leading low driver spin and low dispersion of the S3, as well as the stellar control and spin around the greens that the S3 has.”
The VIBE won Golf Digest's Golf Ball HOT LIST GOLD AWARD this year due to it being a Tour quality Urethane golf ball for every skill level and swing speed. Extremely low compression mixed with high-grade Urethane makes this 3-piece ball the perfect “soft” option for tour players, advanced golfers and beginners alike.
“We expect many of the tour players we have on our pro staff to want to switch to the VIBE, including guys like PGA TOUR player Tim Petrovic, as we have just made it available for them to do so,” said Claffey. With the amazingly soft feel coupled with the low driver spin, it is the best of all worlds. It’s truly a tour ball for every swing speed, including the faster swing speeds you see on tour, even at a 65-compression.”
In the last three Symetra Tour seasons, over 40 different Symetra Tour professionals played Volvik golf balls in tournament play, leading the golf ball manufacturer to three LPGA Tour cards, four Symetra Tour victories and more than 40 Top 10 finishes.
Volvik is the official golf ball of the Symetra Tour, providing range balls at every event on the tournament schedule and is the title sponsor of the Volvik Race for the Card. They are the only manufacturer to support every player who has status the Symetra Tour with free golf balls, which now includes their VIBE golf ball.
The feedback to Volvik since the launch of the VIBE has been over-the-top positive, from tour players to recreational golfers. Volvik has received numerous emails from golfers telling us that the VIBE is the best golf ball they have ever played.
Here's an excerpt from one non-solicited email from a golf store manager: "I recently purchased a dozen of your new Vibe golf balls and I must say that these balls are the best balls I have ever used. The incredible distance and extremely soft feel with controllable spin are some of the incredible aspects of the ball."
Here’s another non-solicited email excerpt from a PGA of America golf pro and teacher: “Just finished my first outdoor round with the Vibe ball. Best ball I've ever played. Granted we played improve your lie everywhere and the tees are forward but I made 8 birdies. Sign me up for the Vibe. Great distance and great feel. Played with someone who plays the Chrome Soft and he usually hits it about 5-10 yards past me and outdrove him on almost every hole.”
Here’s what a Putting Instructor and Avid Golfer with a 12 Handicap felt compelled to write about the VIBE: “I feel I must reach out to tell you about the performance of your new golf ball, the VIBE. For the past year, I was playing the Volvik Vista iV, which performed very well for me. When I put the VIBE into play, I have to tell you that my distance has definitely increased approximately 8-12 yards! The ball is very soft to the feel on chips and exceptional off the face of my putter. I have recommended the ball to all who will listen and when they do listen and try it, they are also seeing the same results.
I did a little test with my golfing buddies to show prove to them why I had gained so much distance after switching. They allowed me to play three balls on Callaway Supersoft, Pro V1 X and VIBE on two very straight holes. The VIBE out distanced the other two by a good 10 yards on both holes and it held its line in the air much better. On the putting green, I let the others putt all three golf balls and the consensus and had a better feel on the green. Thank you so much for making such a fantastic product like the VIBE!
Here is a great testimonial on VIBE from a one handicap amateur player: “I am a senior golfer with a plus one handicap. Like many of my contemporaries I have played the Tiltleist Pro V1 and Pro V1X almost exclusively over the past several years. The only exception being this past season when I switched to the Bridgestone B330 because I felt it flighted better in windy conditions. Earlier this Spring, at the suggestion of area representative Chris Terebisi, I tried the new Volvik VIBE golf ball. For previously stated reasons I intentionally picked a windy day to test the VIBE. I was amazed at how well the VIBE moved through the wind. I didn't lose any distance with the VIBE and best of all the soft feel of this ball off the putter is the best I have ever experienced. I have played the VIBE in every tournament since with excellent results. So far this season I have won three regional amateur championships and also posted a top ten finish in a Philadelphia PGA tournament as an amateur. I'm off to one of my best seasons ever. Thank you Volvik VIBE”
And yet another expert from a mini-tour player: "I have now played 5 rounds with the Vibe golf ball. In two of those I played 1 Vibe ball and 1 ProVx (the ball I usually play). I didn't think that there would be a noticeable difference, but I must say I was pleasantly surprised.
- gained about 8-10 yds driving
- gained about 5 -7 yds on long irons
- incredible spin and feel on pitch shots and around the greens.
- feels solid off the putter face.
All in all a great golf ball and one that I would certain like to continue playing!"
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