Volvik Staff Players Earn Top Finishes on LPGA and Symetra Tour
Volvik Staff Players Earn Top Finishes on LPGA and Symetra Tour This Week
This week on Tour, professionals using Volvik golf balls earned three Top 20 finishes on the LPGA Tour and a runner-up finish and three Top 20 finishes on the Symetra Tour.
Volvik staffer Ilhee Lee played Volvik S3 golf balls at the Reignwood LPGA Classic in China and fired a 67 and 68 Saturday and Sunday, respectively, hitting 12 birdies and one eagle in the process of those two rounds. Her 9th place finish was her 2nd best finish of the year on the LPGA Tour.
Two other players finished in the Top 20 of the first event of a 6-event LPGA “Asian Swing” that will travel to Taiwan this week, South Korea the following week and China, Malaysia and Japan in weeks to follow.
Chella Choi finished T16th with her signature Orange Volvik S3, while Pornanong Phatlum finished T20th with her Pink Volvik golf ball at the Bejing event. Choi ranks 24th and Phatlum 29th on the LPGA Race to the CME Globe season points system, the season-long points competition that will pay the player who has accumulated the most points with a $1 million unofficial money payout.
On the Symetra Tour this week, Volvik Ambassador Becca Huffer finished -5 to score a runner-up finish at the Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout. Huffer was also playing the Volvik S3 golf ball en route to winning $8,257.
Huffer’s 2nd place finish was the 6th Top 5 finish for a player playing a Volvik golf ball on the Symetra Tour this year.
Volvik staffer Christine Song, who won the Garden City Charity Classic in September on the Symetra Tour playing the new Volvik VIBE golf ball, finished T14th this week with the VIBE. Volvik staffer Marina Choi finished T18th this week playing the Volvik S3, giving Volvik three Top 20 finishes at the event.
The Top 10 players on the Symetra Tour earn their LPGA Tour cards at the end of the season in the Volvik Race for the Card. There are only two events remaining on the Symetra Tour to determine who will earn their cards. This week, the players tee off at the IOA Golf Classic in Longwood, FL. Next week, the Symetra Tour Championship takes place at LPGA International in Daytona Beach. The event will culminate with the awarding of the tour cards to the new LPGA Tour players at the Volvik Race for the Card Ceremony, also being held at LPGA International golf course.
In the last three Symetra Tour seasons, over 45 different Symetra Tour professionals played Volvik golf balls in tournament play, leading the golf ball manufacturer to three LPGA Tour cards, five Symetra Tour victories and more than 50 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.
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