Volvik Congratulates Minjee Lee on 2018 LPGA Volvik Championship Victory
Sally J. Sportsman
ORLANDO, Florida (May 28, 2018) – Volvik USA (volvik.com) congratulates Minjee Lee on her victory at the 2018 LPGA Volvik Championship, played May 24-27 at Travis Pointe Country Club, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Lee finished with a 16-under-par total score of 272 and a one-shot victory over I.K. Kim.
“We congratulate Minjee Lee on her victory at this year’s LPGA Volvik Championship,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA, a rapidly-growing, premium high-performance golf ball company. “It was an exciting competition from start to finish, with superb play all around.
“Volvik is proud to sponsor this exceptional tournament. We extend our thanks and appreciation to all who contributed to its success again this year.”
With scores of 67-69-68-68 on the par-72 layout, Lee, of Perth, Australia, sealed her victory on her 22nd birthday, having finished in a tie for second at last year’s event, which was won by Shanshan Feng.
Her LPGA Volvik Championship win represents Lee’s fourth LPGA Tour victory, complementing her 30 career-top-10 finishes.
This was the third year that Volvik served as the title sponsor of the event, having been its top sponsor since the tournament’s inception. The Volvik LPGA Championship consistently draws some of the top players on the LPGA Tour, and this year was no exception. Record ticket sales were reported this year.
With over 38 years of golf ball production, Volvik has led the way with unparalleled innovation, rapidly becoming one of the most significant and trusted golf ball manufacturers in the world. Volvik is dedicated to the production of specialized 3- and 4-piece multi-layer high performance golf balls for players of every skill set, featuring 58 worldwide patents. Volvik’s patented SF matte coating has led to the development of Vivid, the world’s first matte finish golf ball.
Volvik's product line portfolio has been in use on the world's professional tours since 2012. Players using Volvik golf balls have earned millions of dollars in prize money on the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, Ladies European Tour, LAGT and Symetra Tour, with multiple victories. The Volvik Vivid XT is the official golf ball of the World Long Drive tour, and Volvik is the title sponsor of the Volvik World Long Drive Championship. The Vivid XT provides high visibility from Volvik’s patented SF matte coating, and explosive distance and power from its patented dual core technology.