MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (June 26, 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 winners of the European Tour's BMW International Open and Manulife Financial LPGA Classic relied on its renowned spikes.
Securing his first European Tour title, the BMW International Open champion trusted the ScorpionSTINGER™ model en route to victory at Germany's Golf Club Gut Lärchenhof. On the LPGA Tour, the victor selected the popular Zarma® line and bested three other competitors in a sudden death playoff for her maiden title.
"Players on all major Tours across the globe recognize CHAMP spikes as the best option to achieve optimal on-course traction, stability and comfort," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Our products have continually topped the competition in 2012 and there are no signs of this momentum slowing."
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.