Sally J. Sportsman
ORLANDO, Florida (June 6, 2019) – Volvik USA (volvik.com), a rapidly-growing, premium high-performance golf ball company, announces that Volvik Long Drive hitters Tim Burke, of Orlando, Fla., and Phillis Meti, of Auckland, New Zealand, won their respective divisions at the 2019 Atlantic City Boardwalk Bash today in Atlantic City, NJ., with Volvik VIVID XT balls. Burke won the Open Division and Meti won the Women’s Division. This is the second Long Drive title for both hitters this season.
“With extraordinary team chemistry, Phillis Meti and Tim Burke teamed up and won their divisions once again,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA. “We offer our congratulations and appreciation to these two gifted athletes.”
The event took place at Atlantic City Country Club for the second consecutive year, in partnership with the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. Televised live on Golf Channel, it marked the summer kickoff of the World Long Drive summer stretch and was the third of six televised World Long Drive Tour events in 2019, culminating in the Volvik World Long Drive Championship in September.
The Volvik World Long Drive Championship is the ultimate power golf spectacle and draws not only the best long drive hitters but also avid spectators from around the globe.
The Volvik VIVID XT, the official golf ball of the World Long Drive, delivers explosive power and distance. The four-piece high performance ball features five color options that enhances focus. Its unique SF matte coating provides superior consistency and penetrating trajectory.
With an ever-increasing number of both professional and amateur players finding success with Volvik, the company continues to extend its recognition and presence throughout the golf industry.
Volvik continues to garner acclaim worldwide, recently earning top marks on the 2019 Golf Digest Hot List, with the Tour S3 and Tour S4 golf balls receiving Gold ratings on the “Best New Golf Balls” equipment list in the over $35 category.
With over 40 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.