Volvik, the #1 Color Golf Ball on Tour, was in play by Top 5 finisher and Volvik staff player Chella Choi at the Wegmans LPGA Championship Sunday. The finish was a career best finish in a major championship for Choi and was the fifth straight Top 5 finish on the LPGA Tour for players using Volvik colored golf balls.
Choi played her Orange Volvik Vista 4-piece golf ball to rank 1st in Driving Accuracy with 48 out of 56 hit and 1st in Greens In Regulation with 52 out of 72 greens hit in regulation. Choi hit an amazing 86% of her fairways and only missed eight fairways all week. She now has three Top 10's and six Top 25's on the season, including two Top 5 finishes.
"If you feel like you've been seeing Volvik all over the LPGA Tour coverage, you are not mistaken," said Volvik USA National Director of Sales and Marketing Jon Claffey. "We have been very fortunate to have our staff players performing extremely well this year with our highly visible golf balls. Every week it seems to be someone different stepping into the limelight. This week, Chella Choi was the player who was all over the coverage with her Volvik hat, shirt and bag and her very distinct Orange golf ball."
In the last 11 LPGA Tour events, players using Volvik colored golf balls have earned one Victory, 11 Top 10 finishes (including eight Top 5's) and 22 total Top 25 finishes. Choi's Top 5 finish at the Wegmans LPGA Championship extended Volvik's streak of Top 5 finishes to five straight LPGA Tour events and eleven straight events with a Top 25 finish.
The five straight Top 5 finishes started at the Kingsmill Championship with a T3 finish by Ilhee Lee, continued at the Mobile Bay LPGA Championship with a 2nd place finish by Pornanong Phatlum and a T4th finish by Choi, followed by Ilhee Lee's victory in the Bahamas, Jeong Jang's Top 5 finish at the Shoprite LPGA Classic and Choi's Top 5 at the Wegmans major event.
Choi earned $72,288 with her Top 5 finish at Wegmans and now ranks 24th on the official 2013 LPGA money list. There are currently seven Volvik players in the Top 70 on the LPGA money list: #17 Ilhee Lee (Yellow), #18 Pornanong Phatlum (Pink), #24 Choi (Orange), # 50 Jee Young Lee (Orange), #60 Lindsey Wright (Orange), #63 Jeong Jang (Pink) and #69 Meena Lee (Yellow).
Volvik has 108 total instances of professionals using their Vista golf balls in tournament play on the 2013 LPGA Tour (48 Orange, 40 Yellow, 18 Pink and 2 Green).
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour, with over 248 of its color golf balls in play on the 2012 and 2013 LPGA Tour. Since 2012, players using Volvik's ultra high-performance color golf balls earned over $4 million on the LPGA Tour and Symetra Tour with four victories and 43 Top 10 finishes. Volvik is also in play on the Web.com Tour men's professional tour.
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.
National Director/Sales and Marketing
Volvik USA INC.