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Yearly Archive for 2014

Hero World Challenge Winner Dominates in New CHAMP Spikes-Innovative Zarma Tour Model and Revolutionary SLIM-Lok System Trusted During Record-Breaking Performance

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance grips, golf tees and accessories – announces the winner of the Hero World Challenge relied on its renowned spikes and new SLIM-Lok fastening system at Isleworth Golf and Country Club.

Capturing back-to-back titles following a win at last week’s Emirates Australian Open, the 21-year-old Texan once again used the new Zarma Tour® spike, coupled with the revolutionary SLIM-Lok fastening system, in his Armour Vent Golf Shoe from Under Armour®. With SLIM-Lok, shoe manufacturers are able to create lighter, lower-profile designs, allowing golfers to get closer to the turf for improved stability, feel and balance throughout the swing.

“Since employing our most recent designs over the past few weeks, this impressive young player has enjoyed two dominate world-class victories,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “The groundbreaking SLIM-Lok system and Zarma Tour spike are products that we believe will help golfers of all levels play their best.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by nearly 75 percent of all major winners over the past 12 years, including the victors at this year’s Masters, Open Championship and PGA Championship.

Beyond its wide range of technically-advanced cleats and the Zarma FLYtee™, the company launched its signature C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection consists of five models. It has gained a loyal following among players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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

 

New CHAMP SLIM-Lok Fastening System Used by Winner of Emirates Australian Open-Young Superstar Employs Soon to be Released New Spike and Fastening System

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance grips, golf tees and accessories – announces the Emirates Australian Open victor relied on its renowned spikes and new SLIM-Lok fastening system to capture one of golf’s most prestigious championships at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney.

The 21-year-old Texan used Zarma Tour®, the company’s latest spike, coupled with its revolutionary SLIM-Lok fastening system in his Armour Vent Golf Shoe from Under Armour®. The most recent technology from CHAMP, SLIM-Lok allows shoe manufacturers to create lighter, more low-profile designs, which allow golfers to get closer to the ground for improved stability throughout the swing.

“It is no surprise that players instantly find success when turning to our latest technological advancements such as the groundbreaking SLIM-Lok system and Zarma Tour spike,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “We are constantly seeking ways to expertly engineer products that will help golfers of all skill levels compete at their very best.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by nearly 75 percent of all major winners over the past 12 years, including the victors at this year’s Masters, Open Championship and PGA Championship.

Beyond its wide range of technically-advanced cleats and the Zarma FLYtee™, the company launched its signature C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection consists of five models. It has gained a loyal following among players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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

 

CHAMP Spikes Prefered by the Race to Dubai Champion-Number One Player in the World Continues to Rely on Company’s Traction Solutions

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance grips, golf tees and accessories – announces The Race to Dubai champion relied on its renowned spikes to capture the prestigious season long points competition on the European Tour.

Winning two majors, a World Golf Championship and the BMW PGA Championship during the 2014 season, the number one ranked player in the world easily secured The Race to Dubai title for the second time in his career. The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland utilized the ProStinger® model, featuring a unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology, en route to a dominating European Tour campaign.

“Year after year we see players march their way to season defining victories and career elevating accomplishments while using our products,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “At the end of the day, our spikes and tees are designed to boost the performance capabilities of all players, regardless of skill level.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by nearly 75 percent of all major winners over the past 12 years, including the victors at this year’s Masters, Open Championship and PGA Championship.

Beyond its wide range of technically-advanced cleats and the Zarma FLYtee™, the company launched its signature C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection consists of five models. It has gained a loyal following among players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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

 

CHAMP Boosts Performance for 2014 RE/MAX World Long Drive Champion Jeff Flagg-Market Leader’s Renowned Products Trusted by 90 Percent of Finalists

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance grips, golf tees and accessories – announces the 2014 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship Open Division winner Jeff Flagg, along with 90 percent of the finalists, relied upon its renowned spikes and Zarma FLYtee™.

As the Official Spike and Tee provider to the Long Drivers of America (LDA), CHAMP outfitted Flagg with its popular Zarma® cleats and performance-boosting FLYtee, which features a six-pronged head and shallow cup to reduce friction at impact for increased distance and accuracy. Flagg blasted a 365-yard shot to earn his first RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship, joining a large and growing number of golfers worldwide who prefer the traction, stability and comfort benefits of CHAMP products.

“These explosive LDA athletes, with their tremendously powerful swings, turn to our spikes and tees to help ensure maximum distance,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “We aim to enhance performance for all players by continuing to engineer equipment that will provide the best results.”

In addition to the open division champion using CHAMP equipment for the fourth straight year, winners in the Grand Champions, Ladies, Legends, Masters, Seniors and Super Seniors categories also trusted CHAMP spikes and FLYtees. NBC will air a recap of the 2014 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship on Saturday, December 20 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. (EST).

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by nearly 75 percent of all major winners over the past 12 years, including the victors at this year’s Masters, Open Championship and PGA Championship.

Beyond its wide range of technically-advanced cleats and the Zarma FLYtee™, the company launched its signature C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection consists of five models. It has gained a loyal following among players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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