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CHAMP Spikes Used By Winner, Nine Top-10 Finishers At Johnnie Walker Championship

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – confirms the winner of the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship was among nine top-10 finishers to rely on its renowned spikes.

Contested on The PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland, the champion trusted the acclaimed ScorpionSTINGER™ model en route to capturing his eighth European Tour title. This victory continues the trend of the world’s best players selecting CHAMP spikes, which have been used by 30 of the past 40 major champions.

“Tour players worldwide trust CHAMP more than any other brand, because our technologically-advanced designs provide the ideal platform for a proper golf swing,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Regardless of conditions, golfers experience increased traction, stability and comfort.”

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major winners in 2012. Beyond the cleat category, the company offers a wide range of products. These include the recently launched MyHite Zarma FLYtee™. Drawing from MacNeill Engineering’s unrivalled 80-year heritage, the FLYtee line has quickly become one of the most-used tees by leading professionals worldwide. Made with durable, environmentally-friendly materials, its six-pronged head and shallow cup reduces friction, increases distance and improves accuracy.

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:, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.