CHAMP Spikes worn by PGA, European winners
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (May 29, 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 winners of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial and European Tour's BMW PGA Championship relied on its renowned spikes.
Securing his eighth career PGA Tour title, the Crowne Plaza Invitational champion trusted the unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology in the acclaimed ProStinger™ model at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, TX. On the European Tour, the victor relied on the renowned ScorpionSTINGER™ to reclaim the world No. 1 ranking. He was among nine top-10 finishers at Wentworth Club in Surrey, England, who trusted the company's industry leading spikes.
"When it comes to their equipment, Tour players are among the most discerning athletes in the world," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "It's no surprise that CHAMP spikes are overwhelmingly preferred by the majority of professionals because they ensure maximum traction, stability and comfort."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP also offers a wide range of products beyond the cleat category. These include the recently launched the MyHite Zarma FLYtee™. Drawing from MacNeill Engineering's unrivalled 80-year heritage, the FLYtee line has quickly become one of the most-used tees by leading professionals worldwide. 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.