CHAMP wins Bridgestone, Reno-Tahoe titles
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Aug. 5, 2013) -- CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide - The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories - confirms its renowned ProStinger™ spikes were used by the winners of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational and Reno-Tahoe Open.
Capturing his 79th PGA Tour title, the WGC Bridgestone Invitational champion trusted the spikes' unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology to achieve a seven-stroke victory at Firestone Country Club in Akron, OH. The winner of the Reno-Tahoe Open was among five top-10 finishers to use CHAMP cleats at Montreux Golf and Country Club in Reno, NV.
"It is no surprise that the winners and numerous other competitors at both events relied on our industry leading traction solutions," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Regardless of conditions, golfers of all skill levels will greatly benefit from the increased stability and comfort that comes with using our spikes."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 31 of the last 43 major winners and are available in a variety of options, including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™, and Zarma®.
Beyond the cleat category, the company offers a wide range of products, including the Zarma FLYtee™. Drawing from MacNeill Engineering's unrivalled 80-plus year heritage, the FLYtee line has quickly become one of the most-used tees by leading professionals worldwide. The new FLYteePRO model is infused with a specially-engineered polymer that makes it nearly indestructible. Like its predecessors, the PRO showcases a six-pronged head and shallow cup to reduce friction at impact, promoting longer and straighter drives..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.