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CHAMP FLYtee Selected as Offical Tee of the LONG DRIVERS EUROPEAN TOUR

The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – announces its Zarma FLYtee has been selected as the official tee of the Long Drivers European Tour (LDET).

Preferred by numerous PGA Tour players and the official tee of the Long Drivers of America, the FLYtee features a unique six-pronged head and shallow cup to reduce friction, increase distance and improve accuracy. The LDET will use a special logoed version of the FLYtee during all remaining competitions in 2013.

“Independent testing has proven that our Zarma FLYtee substantially outperforms other leading options on the market,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “When designing the product, our goal was to inject the golf tee with a dose of technology that would bring it into the 21st century and give players a boost in performance akin to gains from titanium drivers and graphite shafts.”

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. The new FLYteePRO model is infused with a specially-engineered polymer that makes it nearly indestructible.

Beyond tees, CHAMP spikes are regarded as The #1 Brand on Tour®, and have been used by 32 of the last 44 major winners. They are available in a variety of options including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma® lines.

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 // www.europeanlongdrivers.com

 

2013 PGA EXPO

 

Champ To Showcase New Grips, Award-Winning Spikes, Tees 
And Accessories At 2013 PGA Fall Expo, Booth #617

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – will unveil five innovative grip models, as well as showcase its popular spikes, tees and accessories at the PGA Fall Expo (booth #617), August 19-21 at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Extensive research and development led to the creation of four “full swing” grip options – C2, C4, C6 and C8 – and the C1 putter grip. Each is designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, while incorporating attractive designs and colors. The numerical ascension helps consumers and retailers quickly identify and differentiate models, from the entry level C2 through the premium C8. Highlight features of each model include:

• C8 ($15.99) – Most advanced technology and highest grade materials, including a new optimum feel Japanese Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) compound infused with Kevlar® for unmatched torque control and incredible wear resistance. Unique to C8, a 13-piece performance set is customized for different aspects of the game – power (woods/hybrids), control (low to mid irons) and feel (scoring clubs).

• C6 ($9.99) – Two-tone rubber grip available in non-cord, half-cord and full-cord options, designed with extra support to dampen vibration and provide repeatable performance in all weather conditions.

• C4 ($5.99) – All rubber grip with unique texture and hand position guidelines for repeatable performance. Available in black, white, blue and green.

• C2 ($3.99) – Excellent replacement grip at a value price, featuring diamond design pattern for great comfort and control. Offered in black, white, blue and red.

• C1- Available in small ($12.99), medium ($17.99) and large ($19.99) sizes, to assist in stabilizing the putting stroke and minimized wrist breakdown. Made from supersoft, polyurethane in a popular pistol grip shape, with diamond and line grip pattern for extra control.

“We worked relentlessly to create distinctive grip technology that would help golfers of all skill levels reach their full potential, and we achieved it by combining premium materials with innovative designs,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Similar to our category leadership position in spikes, we anticipate retailers and golfers will rapidly adopt the performance enhancements found in each of our new grips. We have something for every player and budget.”

PGA Expo attendees will also see the new FLYteePRO, which features a soft, shock absorbing tip constructed with extremely resilient material to dramatically increase durability and last multiple rounds. Facilities will see measurable improvement in course operations, appearance and profitability by reducing tee consumption, decreasing tee litter and lowering purchasing expenses. Like all FLYtee models, it features a six-pronged head and shallow cup, which reduces friction for improved distance and accuracy.

As the official tee of Demo Night, Zarma FLYTee will be used in all club testing areas on Monday, August 19 from 6-9 pm at the Las Vegas Golf Center.

Widely known for its acclaimed spikes that are the #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP offers a variety of choices, including the ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma® spikes with patented cushion technology. Both are designed to ensure maximum traction, stability and comfort in all weather conditions. The company’s cleats have been worn by 32 of the last 44 major winners.

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, Six Top-10 Finishers At PGA Championship

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 PGA Championship, according to Darrell Survey.

Capturing his first major championship title, the winner trusted the ProStinger™ model’s unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology to achieve a two-stroke victory at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, NY. The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 32 of the last 44 major winners and are available in a variety of options, including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma®.

“When it comes to equipment, these players are incredibly selective about what they put into play each week,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Our spikes are proven to help golfers of all skill levels play to their full potential by providing increased traction, stability and comfort in all weather conditions.”

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. The new FLYteePRO model is infused with a specially-engineered polymer that makes it nearly indestructible. Like its predecessors, the PRO showcases a six-pronged head and shallow cup to reduce friction at impact, promoting longer and straighter drives.
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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.