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Monthly Archive for June 2012

CHAMP Spikes Used By More U.S. Open Competitiors Than Any Other Brand

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – confirms more players at the 2012 U.S. Open relied on its renowned spikes than any other brand, according to Darrell Survey.

Trusting the traction, stability and comfort benefits that have made CHAMP the leading spike manufacturer in the industry, more than 50 percent of the field at Olympic Club in San Francisco wore the company’s ScorpionSTINGER™, ProStinger™ or Zarma® lines. The company’s innovative traction technology has been trusted by 28 of the last 35 major champions.

“Once again, when the biggest titles are at stake, the best players in the world select CHAMP,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “We manufacture spikes to fit a variety of preferences and help players of all skill levels optimize performance.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP also offers a wide range of products beyond the cleat category. These include the recently launched 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.

For more information: www.champspikes.com, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.

 

CHAMP Introduces Ultra-Lightweight FLIX Divot Repair Instrument-Fun, Ergonomic Switchblade Design Available in Variety of Eye-Catching Colors

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – announces the nationwide availability of its new, ultra-lightweight FLIX Divot Repair Instrument.

An essential accessory for any golfer who cares about course conditions, the fun-to-use and practical “switchblade” design is the company’s most ergonomic offering yet. Heavy duty enough to handle stubborn divots, yet collapsible with the push of a button, the new FLIX tool can be comfortably stored without fear of damaging pants pocket linings. Catering to a variety of personal preferences, the device is available in orange, lime green, pink, black and white.

“As a matter of proper etiquette, all golfers should use a divot tool, and we’ve designed the most comfortable, functional option on the market,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “It’s so small and sleek that players will forget it’s in their pocket until they need it.”

Great for all golfers, the FLIX Divot Repair Instrument features a magnetically attached ball-marker that can be customized to include company, club or event logos and names. This is a tremendous way for facilities and outing planners to uniquely promote their brands and functions.

Beyond its popular green repairing accessories, CHAMP spikes are the #1 Brand on Tour®, and have been used by 27 of the last 33 major champions. The company also recently launched a new version of its Tour-proven, eco-friendly Zarma FLYTee, the MyHite. Featuring a series of colored bands around the stem, it allows golfers to quickly and easily place the ball at a consistent height to maximize consistency and ensure repeatable performance.

For more information: www.champspikes.com, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.

 

CHAMP Spikes Used by Winners at the Memorial Tournament and ISPS Handa Wales Open

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – confirms the winners of the Memorial Tournament, according to Darrell Survey, and European Tour’s ISPS Handa Wales Open relied on its renowned spikes.

Securing his 73rd career win, the Memorial champion trusted the unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology in the acclaimed ProStinger™ model at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. On the European Tour, the victor was among eight top-10 finishers at Celtic Manor Resort in Wales, who trusted the company’s industry leading spikes.

“Our devotion to producing high-quality, performance-enhancing products is validated by legions of top players on all major Tours worldwide,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Providing the ideal foundation for golf’s most successful swings, CHAMP spikes are engineered to provide maximum traction, stability and comfort.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP also offers a wide range of products beyond the cleat category. These include the recently launched 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.

For more information: www.champspikes.com, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.