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Monthly Archive for June 2015

CHAMP Spikes Trusted by Winner of the Travelers Championship. Eight Top-10 Finishers also relied on the Company’s popular spikes

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 2015 Travelers Championship relied on the company’s renowned spikes to capture an exciting playoff victory at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, CT.

Winning the event for the second time in his career, the former Masters champion relied on the ScorpionSTINGER™ spike, which features spring-flex traction technology designed to provide optimal traction and comfort. Continuing the trend of the world’s best player preferring CHAMP, eight other top-10 finishers at the event relied on the company’s performance boosting spikes.

 “Being able to rely on your footwear during tough mental and physical conditions is essential for golfers seeking to compete at the highest level,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Our spikes provide the stability, comfort and control that players need to ensure optimum performance on the course.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 36 of the past 49 major champions, including the 2015 Masters champion.

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

 

CHAMP Spikes Trusted by 2015 U.S. Open Champion. Company’s Renowned Spikes Worn by 37 of Past 50 Major Winners

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 2015 U.S. Open champion relied on its renowned spikes and new SLIM-Lok fastening system at Chambers Bay.

Tackling the most difficult walk in tournament history, the 21-year-old champion wore the new Zarma Tour® spike, coupled with the revolutionary SLIM-Lok fastening system, in his Drive One Golf Shoe from Under Armour®. The sixth professional victory of his career, this win makes him the youngest player to win both the Masters and U.S. Open. With SLIM-Lok, shoe manufacturers are able to create significantly lighter, stronger and lower-profile designs, allowing golfers to get closer to the turf for improved stability, feel and balance throughout the swing.

 “We designed SLIM-Lok to improve foot comfort and traction while reducing shoe weight for the player,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “The comfort and performance gains in this new spike technology are evident at a site like Chambers Bay where participants are walking 10 miles a day with significant elevation change.”

All SLIM-Lok equipped spikes are compatible with the millions of TRI-Lok® and Fast Twist® shoes already in the marketplace. This system also greatly simplifies the spike changing process while virtually eliminating the risk of spike loss during rounds. An exclusive CHAMP technology, SLIM-Lok is trusted by scores of leading OEMs – including ECCO®, New Balance®, Nike®, OGIO®, TRUE Linkswear™ and Under Armour®

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 37 of the past 50 major champions, including this year’s Masters and U.S. Open victor.

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

 

CHAMP Spikes Worn By Winner of the European Tour’s Nordea Masters

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 European Tour’s 2015 Nordea Masters relied on the company’s renowned spikes to outlast a strong field in Malmo, Sweden.

The 32-year-old Swede captured victory in his home country wearing the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ spike – featuring spring-flex traction technology, for optimum gripping ability, while the green friendly design minimizes marks on the green. This win marks his fourth on the European Tour and vaults him into the top-75 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

“In tough scoring conditions, having golf spikes that ensure the upmost in traction and stability is paramount to success on the course,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Our groundbreaking products help all players find that extra edge to perform at their highest potential.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 36 of the past 49 major champions, including the 2015 Masters champion.

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