(MARLBOROUGH, MA) - CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide - The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories - confirms six of the top-10 finishers at the 2011 Chevron World Challenge relied on its renowned cleats.
Results of this elite-field event - contested this past weekend at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, CA - continued the trend of the game's best selecting CHAMP spikes, which have been used by 27 of the last 33 major winners. These include the acclaimed ScorpionSTINGER™ and new Zarma® cleat with patented cushion technology that collectively have established CHAMP as the #1 Brand on Tour®.
"Given the incredible level of competition at the Chevron World Challenge, the margin of victory is typically razor-thin," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Times like this are when equipment matters most, which is why more of the world's top players rely on the traction, stability and comfort of CHAMP spikes than any other brand."
Beyond the cleat 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 spikes. The company produces more than 140 million cleats annually and is the dominant global brand in football, soccer, golf, baseball, cricket, rugby and other sports.