MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Nov. 30, 2011) -- CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide - The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories - confirms both players on the U.S. team that won the 2011 OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup relied on its renowned cleats.
Trusting the acclaimed ProStinger and new Zarma® cleat, respectively, the American duo rallied late to capture the trophy at Mission Hills' Blackstone Course in Hainan, China. This continued the trend of the world's best players turning to CHAMP, the #1 Brand on Tour®.
"With the challenging layout and unique alternate shot format, the winners and many others in the strong field selected CHAMP spikes to help them perform at the highest level," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Our spikes are helping professionals and amateurs around the globe achieve their potential on the course by ensuring optimum traction, stability and comfort."
CHAMP spikes have provided superior traction and stability on the footwear of 27 of golf's last 33 major tournament winners. Beyond the spike category, the company recently launched the Zarma FLYtee™. Drawing from MacNeill Engineering's unrivalled 80-year heritage of industry-changing solutions, the FLYtee has quickly become one of the most-used tees on Tour. 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 cleats. 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.