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Volvik named official golf ball of LPGA Tour’s 2020 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America

The tournament is scheduled for Jan. 16-19 at the Four Seasons Golf & Sports Club Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

ORLANDO, Florida (January 7, 2020) – Volvik (, known the world over for the outstanding performance characteristics and vibrant color options of its golf balls, has been named the Official Golf Ball of the LPGA Tour’s 2020 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America, an official LPGA event. The tournament, kicking off the 2020 LPGA season, will be played Jan. 16-19 at the Four Seasons Golf & Sports Club Orlando, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Volvik will be the exclusive golf ball vendor in the on-site merchandise pavilion.

“We are pleased to have been named the Official Golf Ball of this prestigious tournament again this year, which features a very strong LPGA field,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA. “Volvik has a prominent presence on the LPGA Tour, and we appreciate the recognition this opportunity provides us.”

As part of its tournament sponsorship, Volvik will provide golf balls for the players and celebrities to use on the driving range. The backs of all caddie bibs will bear the Volvik logo. And Volvik will be present at the tee fence on the 10th hole.

The second annual Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America will showcase many of the world’s top professional women golfers. Only winners from the past two LPGA seasons will qualify to play, with $1.2 million in official prize money on the line. The LPGA pros will play 72 holes of stroke play with no cut, playing side-by-side with a roster of world-class sports and entertainment celebrities, who will be competing for their own $500,000 purse. Private evening events and concerts also are planned.

The defending LPGA champion is Eun-Hee Ji, and the defending celebrity champion is John Smoltz.

All four days of official play will be nationally televised with Thursday and Friday on Golf Channel, and Saturday and Sunday on network NBC.

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About Volvik
With over 40 years of golf ball production, Volvik has led the way with unparalleled innovation. 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 continues to expand its product line with the 2020 introductions of Vivid XT Soft, Vivid XT AMT and the next generation of Vivid. Volvik’s product line portfolio includes multi-layer urethane and ionomer cover products in glossy and matte finishes. In addition, the Tour S3 and S4 urethane products have been in use on the world’s professional tours since 2012. Players using Volvik golf balls have earned millions of dollars in prize money with multiple victories.

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About Diamond Resorts
Diamond Resorts offers destinations, events and experiences to help members make a habit of breaking from the routine. From unforgettable getaways to exclusive concert series to VIP receptions and dinners, members turn to Diamond to recharge, reconnect and remind each other what matters most. Our focus on quality resorts, customer service and flexibility means members can return to a favorite resort, book a cruise to explore new countries or attend a once-in-a-lifetime event with the same level of confidence and anticipation. With access to a world of entertainment and activities, a Diamond membership ensures that people are always looking forward to vacation.

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