Golf News for Wednesday, April 3, 2013 | Business

Volvik signs new distribution deal with MKRAK Management Inc.

ORLANDO, Fla. - -Volvik, the #1 Color Golf Ball on Tour, announced that MKRAK Management Inc. has been appointed as its exclusive distributor of Volvik golf balls in Canada.

Volvik USA was launched at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show and is responsible for all distribution of Volvik golf balls in North, Central and South America. Volvik has rapidly increased its market share to become the #2 golf ball in Korea in recent years. The company's increased market share can be attributed to its focus on the tour preferred 3-piece and 4-piece golf ball market with a focus on color, innovation and ultra high-performance.

"The appointment of MKRAK Management as our distributor demonstrates our commitment to investing and building the Volvik brand in Canada," said Volvik USA President Don Shin. "With Volvik's industry leading technologies and focus on high performance, combined with our extensive tour usage and our niche as the highest quality color golf ball on the market, we are in an ideal position to service golf retailers and players of all levels in the Canadian market."

In just a short time period, Mark Krakower, President of MKRAK Management, and his team have seen a strong demand for the Volvik brand and have already been successful in helping Volvik achieve a larger presence in the Canadian marketplace.

"In years past the demand for the Volvik product line was very strong in Canada and with the introduction of several new golf balls, Volvik is already garnering a great deal of new demand," said Krakower. "Volvik's product line includes the LPGA Tour phenomenon Vista golf ball and the original Volvik Crystal ball. Volvik has a strong following in Canada. People have been seeking out the famous Volvik performance for some time and once again they will be able to find it in their local golf retail outlets."

MKRAK Management Inc. was established with the vision of helping all golfers enjoy the game of golf by providing leading edge equipment, training aids and accessories to the Canadian marketplace. The Company's team is passionate about their desire to provide products that help individuals enjoy the game no matter what their level of expertise. MKRAK Management currently distributes Volvik, Zero Friction, Players Towel, NO1 Grips, RealXGear, Chase54, Swing Tip, Logo Golf Chips, Morodz and Cam Caddy. For more information or questions regarding Volvik's product offerings in Canada, contact MKRAK Management at 877-267-8200 or at www.mkrak.ca.

About Volvik
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour, with over 160 of its color golf balls in play on the 2012 LPGA Tour. Players using Volvik's high quality color golf balls earned over $2 million on the LPGA Tour and Symetra Tour in 2012 with 28 Top 10 finishes. Volvik has earned five Top 10 finishes and nine Top 25 finishes in five LPGA Tour events and three Top 10 finishes in two Symetra Tour events so far in 2013.

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. For more information, visit www.volvik.com.

Contact:
Jon Claffey
National Director/Sales and Marketing
Volvik USA INC.

Email: jclaffey@volvik.com
Office: 407-649-0013
Fax: 407-649-0015

Website: www.volvik.com
Twitter: @volvikUSA
Facebook: www.facebook.com/VolvikUsa