MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Jan. 11, 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 and seven of the top-10 finishers at the PGA Tour's season opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions relied on its renowned spikes.
Trusting the acclaimed ScorpionSTINGER™, the champion captured his 12th PGA Tour title with a three-shot victory at Kapalua's Plantation Course in Maui, HI. More than 60 percent of the elite field chose CHAMP spikes, which have been used by 27 of the last 33 major winners.
"With the start of the new season, we're picking up right where we left off as the majority of players in this champions-only event selected our spikes to ensure optimum performance," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "CHAMP's technologically advanced spikes are helping professionals and amateurs around the globe achieve their potential on the course by ensuring maximum traction, stability and comfort."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP's wide range of technically-advanced products also includes the new Zarma® spikes with patented cushion technology. 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.