MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (June 19, 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 players at the 2012 U.S. Open relied on its renowned spikes than any other brand, according to Darrell Survey.
Trusting the traction, stability and comfort benefits that have made CHAMP the leading spike manufacturer in the industry, more than 50 percent of the field at Olympic Club in San Francisco wore the company's ScorpionSTINGER™, ProStinger™ or Zarma® lines. The company's innovative traction technology has been trusted by 28 of the last 35 major champions.
"Once again, when the biggest titles are at stake, the best players in the world select CHAMP," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We manufacture spikes to fit a variety of preferences and help players of all skill levels optimize performance."
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.