MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (July 17, 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 the winner of the John Deere Classic relied on its renowned ProStinger spikes, according to Darrell Survey.
Securing his ninth career win and second PGA Tour title of 2012, the champion trusted the cleat's unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, IL. This victory continues the trend of the world's best players selecting CHAMP spikes, which have been used by 28 of the last 35 major winners.
"Needing to execute a tough fairway bunker shot on the second playoff hole, this great player had to really dig in and trust his footing," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "He hit the shot of the tournament, exemplifying why legions of Tour players trust the superior traction, stability and comfort inherent to CHAMP products."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP also offers a wide range of products beyond the cleat category. These include the recently launched 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.