MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Oct. 9, 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 spikes were used by the winner and eight top-10 finishers this past weekend at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Securing his fourth European Tour title of the season, the winner trusted the ScorpionSTINGER™ model to edge a strong field competing at three renowned venues, including the Old Course at St Andrews, Carnoustie Golf Links and Kingsbarns Golf Links. This continues the trend of the world's best players selecting CHAMP spikes.
"The fact that so many top-finishers in this strong field chose our spikes over all competitors speaks volumes about the trust they place in the CHAMP brand," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We offer a large variety of cleat options to suit all preferences, with each engineered to provide incredible traction, stability and comfort."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major winners in 2012 and have been trusted by the champion at 30 of the past 40 majors.
Beyond the cleat category, the company offers a wide range of products, including 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.