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Monthly Archive for November 2014

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.

 

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Wins Prestigious Family Business of the Year Award

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf grips, tees and accessories – was named business of the year by The Family Business Association (FBA) of Massachusetts at their annual awards banquet.

The FBA Awards identify the critical role that family owned and operated companies play in providing significant employment opportunities, revenue generation and economic development within their communities. CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering began eight decades ago to develop metal components for the New England shoe industry. Today, this Massachusetts institution supplies spikes and products to more than 300 companies around the world.

“We are a proud fourth generation business that is committed to producing game-changing equipment for sports and other specialty industries,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “For more than 80 years, our family has worked tirelessly to ensure the CHAMP brand remains synonymous with quality, innovation and integrity.”

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide has been designing and manufacturing technologically advanced footwear components since 1931. As the leader in the sport cleat industry, CHAMP was the premier choice of those players competing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Additionally, as the #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by nearly 75 percent of all golf major winners over the past 12 years. These cleats are offered in an assortment of models, including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma®.

The company’s other signature golf 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 players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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

 

Champ Spikes Trusted By WGC-HSBC Champions Winner, Seven Top-10 Finishers

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf grips, tees and accessories – confirms the winner and seven of the top-10 finishers relied on its renowned spikes at the 2014 World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, China.

The 36-year-old reigning Masters champion wore the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ spike on his way to a seventh career PGA Tour victory. This player joins a dominating number of golfers worldwide who prefer the traction, stability and comfort benefits of CHAMP spikes.

“In order to play their best, professional golfers need to be certain that regardless of conditions, their shoes are providing a solid and stable base,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Designed for players of all skill levels, CHAMP spikes ensure the ultimate in on-course traction, allowing golfers to perform at the highest level without compromise.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by nearly 75 percent of all major winners over the past 12 years and are available in an assortment of models, including the popular 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 players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

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