MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Feb. 7, 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 winners of the PGA Tour's Waste Management Phoenix Open and the European Tour's Qatar Masters relied on its renowned spikes.
Trusting the acclaimed ProStinger® model with its unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology, the Waste Management Phoenix Open champion was among nine top-10 finishers that trusted CHAMP at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona. On the European Tour, the victor's spike of choice was the company's renowned ScorpionSTINGER™. Nine top-10 finishers and more than 70 percent of the competitors at Doha Golf Club, Qatar, relied on CHAMP cleats. This is the fifth straight win on the European Tour for CHAMP.
"The quality and performance benefits of our products are validated each week by the large and growing number of Tour players that depend on CHAMP spikes," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Providing maximum traction, stability and comfort, our lines are designed to help players perform their best in all conditions."
The #1 Brand on Tour® and choice of 27 of the last 33 major winners, CHAMP offers a wide range of technically-advanced spikes. 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 spikes annually and is the dominant global brand in football, soccer, golf, baseball, cricket, rugby and other sports.