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Monthly Archive for January 2013

CHAMP Spikes Trusted By Winner of Farmers Insurance 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 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.

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

 

CHAMP to Launch Zarma FLYtee PRO™, Showcase Flix Divot Tool and Full Line of Tour-proven Spikes at PGA Merchandise Show, Booth 2629

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – will launch the new Zarma FLYtee PRO, while showcasing its popular FLIX Divot Repair Instrument and full line of renowned spikes, tees and accessories at Booth 2629 during the PGA Merchandise Show, January 24-26 in Orlando, FL.

The latest addition to the popular Zarma FLYtee line, the PRO model features a soft, shock absorbing tip and is infused with Kevlar material that dramatically increases durability, making it nearly indestructible. Like its predecessors, the FLYtee PRO is designed with a six-pronged head and shallow cup that reduces friction, promoting increased distance and accuracy. It is available in 2-¾” and 3-¼” options.

Beyond performance advantages, the FLYtee family is designed to help facilities dramatically improve course operations, appearance and profitability by reducing tee consumption, decreasing tee litter and lowering purchasing expenses. The tees can be customized to include company, club or event logos and names. This makes them a tremendous way for facilities, outing planners and others to uniquely promote their brands and functions.

“The PGA Show continues to be a great launch pad for our innovative solutions in a variety of categories,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “All our products are developed and rigorously tested to ensure each new offering delivers the unmatched quality our customers expect and deserve.”

Widely known as The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes continue to be the choice of top professionals and amateurs across the globe, with 30 of the last 40 major winners relying on the brand’s popular models. Among those being highlighted at the PGA Show will be the ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma® spikes, designed with patented cushion technology. Both are engineered to ensure maximum traction, stability and comfort in all weather conditions.

Also on display will be the company’s ultra-lightweight FLIX Divot Repair Instrument, featuring a fun-to-use and practical “switchblade” design that represents the company’s most ergonomic offering yet. Heavy duty enough to handle stubborn divots, yet collapsible with the push of a button, the FLIX tool can be comfortably stored without fear of damaging pockets or bag linings. Catering to a variety of personal preferences, the device is available in orange, lime green, pink, black and white and just like the FLYtee, can be customized with company, club or event logos.

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.

 

CHAMP Zarma FLYtee™ Named ‘Official Golf Tee’ of PGA Merchandise Show Demo Day Official Launch of FLYtee PRO Model Marked by Complimentary Spike Installation

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – announces its Zarma FLYtee was chosen as the “Official Golf Tee” of the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show Demo Day, where 50,000 custom logoed models will be used by all participating equipment manufacturers at Orange County National Golf Club on Wednesday, January 23.

Extremely durable and designed with a six-pronged head and shallow cup that reduces friction to promote increased distance and accuracy, the customized tees will feature a unique PGA Merchandise Show 60th Anniversary logo. The company will also debut its FLYtee PRO model at the event. This latest innovation features a soft, shock absorbing tip and is infused with nearly indestructible Kevlar. It is available in 2-¾” and 3-¼” options.

Beyond performance advantages, the FLYtee family is designed to help facilities dramatically improve course operations, appearance and profitability by reducing tee consumption, decreasing tee litter and lowering purchasing expenses. Completely customizable, the tees can include company, club or event logos and names. This makes them a tremendous way for facilities, outing planners and others to uniquely promote their brands and functions.

“Demo Day draws top manufacturers, thousands of PGA Professionals and facility operators, making it an ideal venue at which to showcase the FLYtee’s benefits,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Our popular spike lines already own the #1 Brand on Tour® position, and the FLYtee is rapidly following in those footsteps.”

Complimentary re-spiking services will be provided by CHAMP at Demo Day. Attendees wearing golf shoes are invited to visit the company’s station, where a representative will remove existing cleats and replace them with new models. Used by 30 of the last 40 major winners, CHAMP spikes continue to be the choice of top professionals and amateurs. Among the options available at Demo Day will be the Tour-proven ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma® models, both designed to ensure maximum traction, stability and comfort in all weather conditions.

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 TRUSTED BY WINNER OF SONY 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 its renowned spikes were used by the winner and four top-10 finishers at the Sony Open, according to Darrell Survey.

In becoming the first PGA Tour rookie to win his debut in 10 years, the champion set a Sony Open scoring record at the Waialae County Club in Honolulu, HI. To ensure optimal comfort and traction, he trusted the company’s Zarma® model featuring unique Lotus technology that softens the impact of walking by reducing spike pressure.

“PGA Tour players rigorously test every facet of their equipment before finding the specific ingredients that best complement their games and produce optimum results,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “CHAMP’s technologically advanced spikes are trusted by more professionals and amateurs around the globe because they ensure maximum traction, stability and comfort.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major winners in 2012 and have been trusted by the victor at 30 of the past 40 majors.

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.

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