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CHAMP Spikes Trusted By Winner at BMW PGA Championship-Seven of the Top-10 Trusted the #1 Brand on Tour®

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance grips, golf tees and accessories – confirms the winner at the BMW PGA Championship relied on its renowned spikes.

Capturing his 12th professional victory, the two-time major winner relied on the ProStinger® spike’s unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology to eliminate a seven stroke deficit on Sunday to capture the European Tour’s flagship event. Along with the champion, over half the field, including seven of the top-10 finishers, trusted CHAMP spikes at the difficult Wentworth Club outside London, England.

“The world’s top players depend on the best equipment to help them excel in demanding tournament conditions,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “When it comes to spikes the choice is clear, professionals lean on CHAMP to get the job done.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 33 of the last 45 major winners and are available in an assortment of models, including the ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma®.

Beyond its wide range of technically-advanced cleats, the company’s signature products include the Zarma FLYtee™ series and recently launched 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 Tour players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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

 

CHAMP Spikes Worn By Victors on Champions and European Tours

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – confirms winners of the Champions Tour’s Regions Tradition and European Tour’s Open de España relied on its renowned spikes.

Capturing his third consecutive Champions Tour major, the Regions Tradition winner trusted the acclaimed ScorpionSTINGER™ model featuring spring-flex traction technology. To extend his record as the oldest player to claim a European Tour title, the 50-year-old Open de España victor survived a three-way play-off while wearing the classic Steel Cermec™ spike from the #1 Brand on Tour®.

“The world’s best players seek every competitive advantage and don’t make compromises with their equipment,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “That’s why, when it comes to the traction, stability and comfort they need from their spikes, they turn to CHAMP tournament after tournament.”

Beyond its wide range of technically-advanced cleats, the company’s signature products include the Zarma FLYtee™ series and recently launched 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 Tour players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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

 

CHAMP “C” Grips Now Available at Golf Retailers Worldwide

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 new C Grips line is now available at retailers worldwide and on our website.

Offered in five distinct models – C2, C4, C6 and C8 for full-swing clubs and the C1 putter grip – each C Grip boasts a player-focused design and attractive colors.

“Our brand has enjoyed steady global growth for many years and with the new C Grip collection we are poised to become a major player in this competitive category,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “The unique technology and designs that our engineering team created are geared exclusively toward enhancing golfer performance.”

Pricing and key features of the products, which are offered at off-course retailers and green grass shops, include:

• C8 (MSRP $15.99) – Most advanced technology and highest grade materials, including a new optimum feel Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) compound infused with Kevlar® for unmatched torque control and incredible wear resistance. Anti-shock layer and tacky texture combine to create excellent feel and comfort in all weather conditions.

• 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 diamond and curve design that delivers optimal control and feel, while a convenient hand position guide makes it an all-around winner for players of any skill level.

• C2 ($3.99) – Features CHAMP’s diamond design pattern for comfort and control. An excellent replacement grip at a value price.

• C1 (Starting at $12.99) – Made from a super soft, super lightweight and great feeling polyurethane material, this distinctive putter grip incorporates a flat front design and diamond pattern for unmatched control on the greens. Offered in small, medium, large and belly/long options.

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.champgolf.com, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.