MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Sept. 18, 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 its renowned spikes were trusted this past weekend by winners of the Women's British Open, European Tour's BMW Italian Open and Web.com Tour's Albertson's Boise Open.
Continuing the global trend of strong showings for CHAMP users, the LPGA and Web.com Tour victors relied on the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ model, while the top finisher on the European Tour trusted the unique Lotus technology of the Zarma® spike, which softens the impact of walking.
"Top professionals and amateurs worldwide have adopted our spikes because they provide unequaled levels of traction, stability and comfort," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We offer a variety of options to suit all preferences, ensuring players of any skill level will benefit from our Tour-proven designs."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major winners in 2012 and have been on the shoes of 30 out of the past 40 major winners.
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.