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Monthly Archive for November 2012

CHAMP Spikes Dominates DP World Tour Championship, Used By Winner, Nine Top-10 Finishers

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 dominance at the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship, where the brand’s renowned spikes were used by the winner and nine top-10 finishers.

Relying on the ProStinger® model’s unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology, the winner claimed The Race to Dubai and his sixth title of the year with this dramatic performance at Jumeirah Golf Estates in the United Arab Emirates. Continuing the trend of the world’s top players selecting CHAMP, nearly 70 percent of the elite field used the brand’s popular spikes.

“Our devotion to quality and improved performance is validated by the legions of top competitors on all major Tours worldwide who trust our cleats,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Golfers of all skill levels benefit from the increased traction, stability and comfort CHAMP products provide.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major champions in 2012 and have been trusted by the winner 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 extremely durable materials that last more than five times longer than traditional wood, 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 Spikes Used By Winner of CME Group Titleholders

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 popular ScorpionSTINGER™ spikes were used by the winner of the LPGA Tour’s CME Group Titleholders, according to Darrell Survey.

Relying on the model’s spring-flex traction technology for optimum gripping and comfort, the champion improved to second on the Rolex World Rankings list as a result of her seventh career LPGA Tour victory – a two-stroke win in the season-ending event at The TwinEagles Club in Naples, FL. This continues the trend of the world’s best players selecting CHAMP spikes.

“The world’s best golfers across all Tours routinely select CHAMP because we provide options to suit all preferences, each with incredible traction, stability and comfort,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Our goal has always been to provide a solid foundation that does not shift or slip during the swing, allowing unimpeded motion for optimal performance.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four PGA Tour 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 extremely durable materials that last more than five times longer than traditional wood, 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 Congratulates RE/MAX World Long Drive Champions Company’s Renowned Spikes and FLYtees Help Players Maximize Power and Distance

MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – congratulates Ryan Winther and Eric Lastowka on capturing the open and senior division titles, respectively, at the 2012 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship.

Provider of the Official Spikes and Tees of Long Drivers of America, CHAMP ensured all participants maximized distance by using its cleats and the eco-friendly Zarma FLYtees. Outfitted in the company’s technologically-advanced ScorpionSTINGER™ spikes, Winther blasted a 343-yard shot on the way to earning his first RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship. For his part, Lastowka secured the senior division title with an astounding 355-yard drive.

“The torque generated by these competitors is remarkable and our spikes ensure that no matter how hard they swing, traction won’t be a problem,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Not to be overlooked in the pursuit of distance is our FLYtee, which greatly reduces friction at impact, resulting in longer, straighter drives.”

Contested at the Mesquite Sports and Events Complex in Nevada, the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship will be broadcast nationally on ESPN, December 23, 2012 at 2:30pm EST and ESPN2 on December 30, 2012 at 2pm EST.

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 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 cleats. The company produces more than 125 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.