MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Aug. 13, 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 spikes were used by the winner and six top-10 finishers at the PGA Championship, according to Darrell Survey.
Capturing his first major championship title, the winner trusted the ProStinger™ model's unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology to achieve a two-stroke victory at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, NY. The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 32 of the last 44 major winners and are available in a variety of options, including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma®.
"When it comes to equipment, these players are incredibly selective about what they put into play each week," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Our spikes are proven to help golfers of all skill levels play to their full potential by providing increased traction, stability and comfort in all weather conditions."
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.