MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (Jan. 30, 2013) -- 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 used by the winner and six top-10 finishers at the Farmers Insurance Open, according to Darrell Survey.
Capturing his 75th PGA Tour victory, the champion trusted the unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology in the acclaimed ProStinger™ model at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, CA. This continues the trend of the world's top players selecting CHAMP spikes, which have been used by 30 of the last 40 major winners.
"Around the world, professionals and amateurs alike have discovered the performance-enhancing qualities provided by our spikes," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "This fact is validated each week by the legions of Tour players that trust the superior traction, stability and comfort inherent to CHAMP products."
The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major winners in 2012 and are available in a variety of options, including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma®.
Beyond the cleat category, the company offers a wide range of products, including the Zarma FLYtee™. Drawing from MacNeill Engineering's unrivalled 80-plus year heritage, the FLYtee line has quickly become one of the most-used tees by leading professionals worldwide. Made with extremely durable 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.