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Monthly Archive for January 2011

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CHAMP Wins Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines and Volvo Golf Champions

It was another positive weekend for the company known as The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® as the winners of the Farmers Insurance Open and the Volvo Golf Champions secured a victory in CHAMP Spikes.

The results were again strong for CHAMP on the PGA Tour as one of the most popular spikes from the CHAMP brand the hybrid ProSTINGER™ won its fourth consecutive tour event. At the Farmers Insurance Open six of the top ten finishers on the leader board joined the winner playing in the #1 Brand on Tour.

Over on the European Tour, at the Volvo Golf Champion played in the Kingdom of Bahrian, Sunday’s play brought yet another CHAMP winner to the podium. A dominating 65% of the entire field wore CHAMP spikes as well as six of the top ten finishers.

“CHAMP congratulates the winners of both these events as well as their competitors. These results show us that our spikes are seen as the best in traction technology with a large following of professional golfers both here in the states and on the European Tour playing in our brand” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP / MacNeill Engineering. “Although it is early in the 2011 season, our goal is to have these positive results every week on all the professional tours and to continue to provide traction options for the worlds best golfers.”
 

CHAMP Wins Playoff At Bob Hope Classic

In an exciting three-man playoff, CHAMP spikes prevails as the winner at the Bob Hope Classic played at PGA West, in La Quinta, California. On the Darrell Survey, players competing in the CHAMP ScorpionSTINGER™ spikes had the highest percentage of all brand models listed.

Also, on the European Tour, at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, CHAMP continues to dominate as a reported 66% of the entire field wore CHAMP spikes as well as 6 of the top ten finishers.

“CHAMP congratulates the winner of the Bob Hope Classic on his first win on the PGA Tour and on an exciting finish on the second playoff hole. We wish him continued success and appreciate his support of our brand” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP / MacNeill Engineering. “At CHAMP we continue to be pleased when we see the results at the end of each week. The European Tour has consistently shown over 50% of the field in CHAMP spikes. We have strong participation at all professional tour events and the numbers continue to grow. The following from golfers on tour is proof that our products truly offer the best in traction technology.”

CHAMP will be participating this week in the annual 2011 PGA Demo Day and PGA Merchandise Show held in Orlando, Florida. The company welcomes all PGA Members, retailers, distributors, OEMs and members of the media to come by and see the full range of CHAMP products that have given CHAMP the status of the #1 Brand on Tour.

 

CHAMP to Showcase CHAMP Zarma Collection at 2011 PGA Merchandise Show

In less than 7 days the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show and the 9th annual outdoor Demo Day will begin in Orlando, Florida from January 26-29th. Drawing in over 40,000 industry professionals and retailers, CHAMP, The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology®, is proud to introduce a new energy for the game of golf with the launch of the CHAMP Zarma FLY tees along side of the new popular CHAMP Zarma Spikes.

The CHAMP Zarma Fly tee is a new performance tee that will increase your distance and accuracy from tee to green. Made with environmentally friendly materials, a durable plastic design and a 6 prong head makes it easier to place
the ball on the tee and keep it stable. With its added durability and contoured cup, this tee gives top performance to all golfers from amateurs to professionals. Available in 2 ¾” & 3 ¼” sizes and an array of colors, the new Zarma FLY tee is a must for any golfer.

CHAMP Zarma Spikes include the undeniable traction found in all of CHAMP spikes with a twist of additional comfort. With a three material composition, CHAMP Zarma is constructed with an innovative soft cushion layer
sandwiched between a durable traction layer and a rigid attachment layer. CHAMP Zarma is the answer to any golfer’s needs giving perfected traction, strong durability and ultimate comfort.

“As always, we are anticipating and preparing for another successful Demo Day and PGA Merchandise Show. The exposure is by far the best available for showcasing our latest in traction technology.” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP / MacNeill Engineering. “The PGA Show gives us an opportunity to sit down with distributors and buyers and spend time discussing howtheir business is and what we can do to support them in selling more CHAMP merchandise. These buyers are a direct voice to and from the consumers so this is the best focus group available to guide us with our product design. As always, this will be one of the most important shows of the year for us.”

The 9th annual PGA Demo Day will be held on Wednesday, January 26th at the Orange County National Golf Center & Lodge. CHAMP will be notably positioned on the driving range right inside the main entrance. The company welcomes all PGA Members, retailers, distributors, OEMs and members of the media to come by and check out what’s hot from CHAMP. See the full range of CHAMP products at the PGA Merchandise Show at booth 2629 on the main aisle to experience the latest in traction technology and be introduced to the new Champ ZARMA FLY tee.