MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (May 15, 2012) -- CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide - The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories - confirms more competitors at THE PLAYERS Championship relied on its renowned spikes than any other brand, according to Darrell Survey.
Results from this tournament, contested at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, continue the trend of the world's top players selecting CHAMP spikes, which have been used by 28 of the last 34 major winners.
"Given the event's strong field and difficult layout, it is no surprise the majority of players selected CHAMP to help them achieve optimal performance," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Providing an unmatched level of traction, comfort and stability, CHAMP spikes are the clear choice of top professionals and amateurs worldwide."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP also offers a wide range of products beyond the cleat category. These include the recently launched the MyHite Zarma FLYtee™. Drawing from MacNeill Engineering's unrivalled 80-year heritage, the FLYtee line has quickly become one of the most-used tees by leading professionals worldwide. Made with durable, environmentally-friendly materials, its six-pronged head and shallow cup reduces friction, increases distance and improves accuracy.
With more than 100 active distributors, CHAMP is the world's largest manufacturer of replaceable spikes. The company produces more than 140 million spikes annually and is the dominant global brand in football, soccer, golf, baseball, cricket, rugby and other sports.