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Monthly Archive for October 2011

CHAMP Spikes On Winner Of Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Classic

CHAMP is proud to add another win on the PGA Tour this week making it 24 wins for the season. As always there are many players who bring newsworthy stories of achievement and many who choose the #1 Brand on Tour to bring them there.

The Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Classic certainly has many stories to offer. Topping the news and coming in with six consecutive birdies in the final nine holes, the winner of this tournament is a long time supporter of CHAMP spikes and won wearing the ScorpionSTINGER™ spikes. This champion adds this win to a list of achievements this year. He is leading the money list on both the PGA Tour and European Tour and slated to be the No. 1 Player in the World. His consistent play this year on both tours has brought many accolades from colleagues and fans across the globe.

CHAMP takes great pride in knowing this player continues to choose the World Leader In Sport Cleat Technology® for his playing needs. In addition to the champion, CHAMP spikes were worn by six of the top ten finishers and notably two of the top ten were wearing the CHAMP Zarma® spikes. Zarma has also had incredible results in its inaugural year on tour placing in the top ten many times thus far.

“We congratulate the champion of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Classic as well as all of the players on an exciting week of golf.” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP / MacNeill Engineering. “Having professional golfers endorse products is priceless and we continue to offer support to the professional golfers on all of the global tours. 2011 has proven to be a great year for CHAMP with the launch of the Zarma Spikes and FLYtees™ and we are excited to watch products like these continue to succeed.”

Three More Wins For CHAMP Spikes On Professional Golf Tours

This week CHAMP spikes adds three more wins to an already impressive record for 2011 on the professional golf tours. CHAMP has celebrated over 73 wins and countless weeks of being on top the leader board this year. The remarkable part is that the weekly wins include all of the professional tours, a variety of players and an array of products offered by the World Leader In Sport Cleat Technology®.

CHAMP spikes were worn by the winner of the Portugal Masters played at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Course in Vilamoura. In only his fifth European Tour event, the winner competed in the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ to take his first title and be recorded as the youngest to win in this event. He was joined by an overwhelming 79% of the entire field also competing in CHAMP spikes and seven of the top ten finishers.

At the McGladrey Classic in St. Simons Island, Georgia another story unfolded as the winner won in a playoff situation to become the champion. He was joined by six of the top ten finishers as he took his first tour victory of the season.

On the LPGA tour, the final champion won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia event with a one-stroke lead to take her first title of 2011. She also competed in the ScorpionSTINGER. With this win the champion has ten top ten finishes this year and is fourth in the Rolex Rankings.

“We are pleased to congratulate three champions this week, each bringing excitement and great competition on these tours. On the European Tour we have a first victory by a rookie player, on the LPGA Tour we have the 100th Korean tour victory and on the PGA Tour an incredible comeback in the final holes for the title” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP / MacNeill Engineering. “CHAMP spikes is The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology and is proud to be endorsed by the players on all of the professional tours. We thank them for their support and look forward to innovating additional superior products for their equipment needs and sharing many more wins in future events.”

CHAMP Zarma and FLYtee Played by Winner of Madrid Masters

Marlborough, MA– The Monday morning golf news showed that there is still great golf being played as the end of the year approaches. Today was a great day to celebrate for the company known as the #1 Brand on Tour®. The champions of both the Madrid Masters and the Open played remarkable golf wearing CHAMP spikes.

On the European Tour, CHAMP is pleased to announce that the champion of the Madrid Masters won his first European Tour International victory wearing CHAMP Zarma® Spikes. CHAMP Zarma Spikes were introduced on tour less than a year ago and after seeing the number of players changing to the Zarma spikes growing each week, a future win seemed predictable. There were seven players in the top ten playing in CHAMP spikes and of the entire field 72% also chose CHAMP spikes.

Along with the Zarma Spike additional great news is that the champion in Madrid played using the new Zarma FLYtee™, also new to the market. The FLYtee has quickly become a draw for players looking for a performance tee. In similar fashion to the Zarma spikes, each week more and more players are switching to the FLYtee.

At the Open there was a dramatic ending as the two CHAMP wearing players went six playoff holes before the final champion won his first PGA Tour event played at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin California. The winner was also joined at the top of the leader board by additional CHAMP supporters as half of the final competitors also completed the tournament wearing CHAMP spikes.

“It was a story book ending for CHAMP this week as three different products contributed to wins this week on the PGA Tour and European Tour. The ScorpionSTINGER™ is no stranger to the top of leader boards. We are thrilled to now have another product filling top spots with CHAMP Zarma.” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP / MacNeill Engineering. “CHAMP is pleased at how quickly the golf industry and golfers worldwide gravitated to the Zarma products. It is confirmation for us that CHAMP is still the sought after innovative traction technology™ brand after more than 80 years of business.”

CHAMP Adds Two More Wins to 2011 Season

Marlborough, MA– It was another weekend of great news for the company known as the World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology™. At both the PGA Tour and the European Tour events the final winners competed wearing CHAMP spikes.

At the JT Shriners Hospitals for Children Open played in Las Vegas, the winner took his first PGA Tour title with a two shot lead and set a new tournament record at the TPC Summerlin course. Along with the winner, CHAMP continues to dominate on tour in the spike count as players gravitate to the #1 Brand on Tour®.

On the European Tour, at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship there were also CHAMP spikes on the final champion with an impressive 2 shot lead finish over second place. Along with this weeks win, CHAMP had 14 of the top 15 finishers on the final leaderboard. Played at three of the most challenging and well-known courses in Scotland, the Race To Dubai continues to be in the sights of many golfers with each tournament week. To date the top spots for the Race to Dubai are also heavily dominated by CHAMP spikes.

“Once again we have great tour results for CHAMP Spikes on both the PGA and European Tour. We congratulate these two fine champions and the fields on another exciting week of golf and exceptional play from those who participated,” states Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP / MacNeill Engineering. “CHAMP continues to be pleased with the number of players playing in our spikes and we look forward each week to watch the world best golfers compete in our brand.”