Phillis Meti and Tim Burke Dominate at Ak-Chin Smash with Volvik
Volvik USA , a rapidly-growing, premium high-performance golf ball company, was fully in charge at the Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun, the opening event of the 2019 World Long Drive season. Volvik World Long Drive Hitters Phillis Meti, of Auckland, New Zealand, set a new world record, and Tim Burke, of Orlando, Fla., won their respective divisions outside Phoenix, Ariz., using the Volvik Vivid XT, the official ball of the World Long Drive.
“Phillis Meti and Tim Burke excelled in a dramatic way at the Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA. “We extend our congratulations and gratitude to these incredibly talented athletes.”
Meti set a new world distance record for women, crushing a 413-yard drive, surpassing her previous record of 406 yards. Tim Burke won with a 474-yard drive, beating fellow Volvik World Long Drive Hitter Kyle Berkshire by 10 yards.
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.