Golf News for Wednesday, November 28, 2012 | Products

CHAMP spikes dominates leaderboard at DP World Tour Championship

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -- CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide - The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories - confirms its dominance at the European Tour's season-ending DP World Tour Championship, where the brand's renowned spikes were used by the winner and nine top-10 finishers.

Relying on the ProStinger® model's unique blend of metal and plastic traction technology, the winner claimed The Race to Dubai and his sixth title of the year with this dramatic performance at Jumeirah Golf Estates in the United Arab Emirates. Continuing the trend of the world's top players selecting CHAMP, nearly 70 percent of the elite field used the brand's popular spikes.

"Our devotion to quality and improved performance is validated by the legions of top competitors on all major Tours worldwide who trust our cleats," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Golfers of all skill levels benefit from the increased traction, stability and comfort CHAMP products provide."

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes were used by three of the four major champions in 2012 and have been trusted by the winner at 30 of the past 40 majors.

Beyond the cleat category, the company offers a wide range of products, including the 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 extremely durable materials that last more than five times longer than traditional wood, 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.

About CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide
Celebrating 80 years of unparalleled engineering innovations, CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide has been a pioneer in spike technology since it introduced the world's first locking spike, SURE-LOK. The world's largest manufacturer of replacement spikes specific to various sports, the company has produced several industry-changing systems under the CHAMP brand and has become the #1 choice of Tour golfers. Along with its signature Zarma® and ScorpionSTINGER™ spikes, the high-performance Zarma FLYtee™ was introduced in early 2011. With distribution in more than 100 countries, CHAMP/MacNeill is headquartered in Marlborough, MA, with offices in Europe and Asia.

Bill Feidler
Buffalo Communications