For Immediate Release

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Sally J. Sportsman

ORLANDO, Florida (August 6, 2018) – Pornanog Phatlum, playing a Volvik S4 pink golf ball, led the 2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open, contested Aug. 2-5 at Royal Lytham & St Anne’s Golf Club, in Lancashire, England, throughout the first three rounds and through the 15th hole of the final round. Exhibiting precision, composure and mastery on the historic 72-hole layout, she finished second with a total score of 15-under-par 273.

“We congratulate Pornanong Phatlum on her magnificent play at the Ricoh Women’s British Open,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA. “She demonstrated a high degree of proficiency and excellence throughout this thrilling tournament, and we know she will continue to succeed.”

A Thai professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour, Phatlum has multiple career top 10s and 17 worldwide victories.


About Volvik

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 recently expanded its best-selling Vivid matte finish golf ball product line with two new golf balls. Vivid Soft and Vivid Lite have been added to Vivid and Vivid XT, making the Vivid product line the largest selection of matte finish golf balls, with the ability to fit every type of player.

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, 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 Association 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.