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Yearly Archive for 2015

CHAMP Victories at Franklin Templeton Shootout, PNC Father-Son Challenge Cap Dominant Year. Renowned Spikes Trusted by Multiple Major Champions and Tour Winners Worldwide in 2015

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes – announces its renowned spikes were used by the winners of the Franklin Templeton Shootout and PNC Father-Son Challenge, concluding another dominant year for the brand. The company’s traction solutions were integral in three Major championship victories, both PGA and European Tour end-of-season titles and in dozens of Tour wins across the globe.

Since adopting CHAMP’s SLIM-Lok fastening system early in the year, the No. 1 ranked player in the world captured the Masters, US Open and Tour Championship. Recently, the young Texan switched to the soon-to-be-released PiviX spike en route to FedExCup and Player of the Year honors. CHAMP users have won 38 of the past 51 major championships along with over 30 professional tours events worldwide in 2015 alone.

“When we see guys raking in multiple Majors, Tour victories and World Long Drive titles, it shows that our extensive research and development into new traction technologies is paying dividends,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “It is has been the company’s mission since 1931 to expand and improve product lines so that champions and amateurs alike will continue to trust in the #1 Brand on Tour.”

Beyond the company’s wide range of technically-advanced spikes, the company’s signature products include the Zarma FLYtee™ series and innovative C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection 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 to Showcase New Product Lines at 2015 GCAA National Convention. Company’s Award-winning Spikes, Tees, Grips and Accessories on Display at Booth #314

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes – continues to strengthen its relationships with collegiate programs by exhibiting their entire range of products, including the new PiviX™ spike, grip lines and Zarma FLYtee among others, at Booth #314 during the 2015 Golf Coaches Association of America National Convention, December 7-9 in Las Vegas, NV.

Recently adopted by the #1 ranked golfer in the world, PiviX is a brand new spike from CHAMP that is ideally suited for the walking player. This lightweight, low profile design incorporates spring-flex traction technology engineered to ergonomically feed the spikes into the turf to provide optimum traction throughout the rotation of the swing. Pivix spikes are currently available in the new SLIM-Lok fastening system. All SLIM-Lok spikes will fit TRI-LOK®, TOUR LOCK and Fast Twist® system shoes.

 “Our products are always popular among professionals and top-level amateurs, as these players especially value high-performance and quality aesthetics,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “From custom spike or tee colors to gear that will improve a team’s tournament outcome, our company is dedicated to innovations that will help golfers play their best.”

Beyond the wide range of spike options, CHAMP is paving the way for its 2016 grip lines with the introduction of the new C1X putter grip, featuring an oversized parallel-taper design, and C2X full swing grip, a premium rubber offering. At the top of the collection is the Kevlar infused C8 model, which features a Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) compound that delivers unmatched torque control and incredible wear resistance. All grips have built-in anti-shock layers and a tacky texture to create excellent feel and comfort in all weather conditions.

Beyond a wide range of technically-advanced spikes and grips, the company’s signature products include the CHAMP Zarma FLYtee™ series. Made from a durable plastic material and featuring a 6 prong head, the tees are designed to increase distance and accuracy. Coaches will be able to enter a raffle at CHAMP Booth #314 to win their team a bundle of custom tees and FLIX divot repair tools, among other accessories.

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

 

CHAMP Spikes Trusted By Winners of DP World Tour Championship, RSM Classic

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes – announces the winner of the European Tour’s DP World Championship and the PGA Tour’s RSM Classic relied on the company’s renowned spikes.

Capturing his second DP World Tour Championship and third Race to Dubai title, the world’s No.3 ranked player trusted the Zarma Tour model, coupled with the revolutionary SLIM-Lok fastening system. The most recent technology from CHAMP, the lighter, low-profile SLIM-Lok equipped spikes allow golfers to get closer to the ground for improved stability throughout the swing.

On the PGA Tour, the champion selected the Zarma spike to provide an ideal blend of traction and green friendly comfort. The #1 Brand on Tour®, the company’s traction solutions have been used by 38 of the past 51 major champions.

“Our new SLIM-Lok system was used by the winners of both the FedExCup and Race to Dubai over the past two months, a strong testament to its quality and performance characteristics,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “With CHAMP high-performance spikes, golfers of all skill levels are able to play with maximum confidence and added comfort.” 

Beyond the company’s wide range of technically-advanced spikes, the company’s signature products include the Zarma FLYtee™ series and innovative C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection 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 Winner of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes – announces the winner of the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic at Mayakoba relied on the company’s renowned ScorpionSTINGER™ model.

The 36-year-old Ulsterman, a former U.S. Open champion and Ryder Cup stalwart, notched his 14th professional victory at El Camaleon Golf Club in Mexico trusting the superior comfort and durability that CHAMP spikes provide. The #1 Brand on Tour®, the company’s traction solutions have been used by 38 of the past 51 major champions, including the reigning Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and FedExCup winners.

 “The best players in the world rely on CHAMP products to ensure success in all weather conditions,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “We make the game more enjoyable for all players, by designing high-performance spikes that allow golfers to play with maximum confidence and added comfort.”

Beyond the company’s wide range of technically-advanced spikes, the company’s signature products include the Zarma FLYtee™ series and innovative C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection 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.