Sally J. Sportsman

Director of Media & Public Relations


ORLANDO, Florida (June 25, 2018) – Volvik USA ( congratulates PGA Tour Champions player Stephen Ames on his T10 finish at the American Family Insurance Championship, played June 22-24 at the University Ridge Golf Course, in Madison, Wisc. With a total score of 206, Ames, 54, who plays the Volvik TOUR S3 ball, enhanced his fine playing record. He has one career victory on the PGA Tour Champions and six additional victories worldwide, including The Players Championship.

“We extend our congratulations to Stephen Ames on his top-10 finish at the American Family Insurance Championship,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA, a rapidly-growing, premium high-performance golf ball company. “With his three excellent rounds of golf, he added to his increasingly outstanding record on the PGA Tour Champions.”

With scores of 70-68-68 on the par-72 layout, Ames, who turned pro in 1987, achieved his first top-10 finish this year and his 19th overall during his PGA Tour Champions career.

The Volvik TOUR S3 golf ball features three-piece construction, a urethane, glossy cover and a 90 compression oversized core.  The S3 provides extremely soft feel, excellent greenside control, a mid-high trajectory and a tight dispersion for greater distance.

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’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 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.