Rory McIlroy wears CHAMP Spikes at PGA Championship
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Aug. 14, 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 at the 2012 PGA Championship relied on its renowned spikes, according to Darrell Survey.
The victory at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, SC, marked the 30th time in the past 40 majors that the winner has selected CHAMP spikes. In securing his second career major title, the champion relied on the ProStinger® model with its unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology.
"One championship after the next, it's our spikes that ensure players have the traction, stability and comfort necessary to hoist the trophy," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We continue to be the dominant brand at the professional level and offer a large variety of options to suit all preferences."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major winners in 2012. Beyond the cleat category, the company offers a wide range of products. These include the recently launched 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.