News & Events

Yearly Archive for 2010

ScorpionSTINGER™ Wins at PGA and LPGA Tournaments

CHAMP, the company known for being The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology®, is proud to announce that the winner of the WGC – HSBC Champions Tournament won playing in the ScorpionSTINGER™ spikes. Joined by 63% of the entire field, the victor won by one stroke to take his first win this season and second career win overall.

At the Mizuno Classic in China, while wearing CHAMP spikes, the Rolex Ranking #1 captured her eighth LPGA Tour victory. CHAMP is proud to announce with this win the current statistics for the 2010 season on professional tours is now 28 PGA Tour wins, 27 European Tour wins, and 17 LPGA Tour wins.

“We congratulate the winners of these tournaments on their success this week. It proved to be another week of field domination for CHAMP and we are thrilled to be finishing the season with the same strong following as we began in January” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering. “As the tour season winds down and the weather in the northeast is getting colder, CHAMP is heating up with hot new products that we will offer at this year’s 2011 PGA Merchandise Show.”

 

CHAMP Has Successful Weekend with Two Victories and Outstanding Participation Across All Professional Tours

CHAMP, the company known for being the World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology®, is proud to announce an overwhelming participation on the European Tour at the Andalucía Valderrama Masters as an astounding 71% of the participants competed in CHAMP spikes. Of this field, eight of the top ten finishers of the event were playing in CHAMP.

On the PGA Tour CHAMP congratulates the winner of the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic in Malaysia who also wore the #1 Brand on Tour and was joined by over 50% of the field and five of the top ten.

Adding to the CHAMP success this weekend was the win at the LPGA Hana Bank Championship as the defending champ led the charge among 6 of her top ten competitors who also wore CHAMP spikes.

“We are not surprised to see the number of players across all of the professional golf tours play each week with the CHAMP brand. We are pleased with the relationships that we have with these incredible athletes and are appreciative of their support of CHAMP spikes. It is a true testament that the world’s best athletes choose the world’s best in traction technology” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering.

 

CHAMP: The Official Spike of the Long Drive Championship

CHAMP, the company known for being the World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology, is proud to announce their participation in the 2010 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship. Players compete for the title with the fiercest and longest hitters in the world and CHAMP spikes provides these competitors with the traction means to hit longer and stronger.

CHAMP spikes partnered with the Long Drivers of America beginning in 2009 as the official spike sponsor. The LDA provides a platform for golf’s longest hitters to achieve massive distances with their powerful swings and is the perfect platform for CHAMP to support claims of superior traction, balance and stability.

Live coverage of the 2010 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship will air on ESPN3.com beginning at 6:30pm on November 5th. Following that, full coverage of the 2010 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship will debut on television on ESPN2 on December 25 (2-3:30pm ET) and re-air on ESPN on December 26 (2:30-4pm ET).

“CHAMP is proud to be the official spike sponsor of the LDA. As an industry leader in traction technology, CHAMP is a natural fit for this week’s event. Our partnership has proven to be a win-win relationship and from our perspective we see no better venue to test our innovative traction technology then with the world’s longest and strongest hitters” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/ MacNeill Engineering. “Our participation in these events demonstrates our commitment to defining the needs of golfers who want to hit harder and aim longer. The CHAMP logo will be prominent on this year’s grid at the 320 yard mark and we challenge the hitters hoping to see each of their shots hit there or beyond.”