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ORLANDO, Florida (August 14, 2018) – Volvik congratulates Justin James  on his victory Aug. 13 at the World Long Drive Association’s inaugural Tennessee Big Shots Benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital, held in Kingsport, Tenn. This was the first win of 2018 for James, of Jacksonville, Fla., who is ranked the No. 1 World Long Drive competitor in the world.

“We extend our congratulations to Justin James for his exciting victory,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA. “His exceptional skill was on full display.”

James, a Team Volvik Staff Member, hit his winning 396-yard blast using a Volvik VIVID XT ball, the official ball of the World Long Drive. Having finished first at last year’s Volvik World Long Drive Championship, James will defend his title at the 2018 event, to be held Aug. 30–Sept. at the WinStar World Casino & Resort on the Oklahoma/Texas border.

The Volvik VIVID XT golf ball delivers explosive power and distance. The four-piece premium ball features a matte finish that enhances focus. Its unique SF matte coating provides superior consistency and higher trajectory.


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.