Golf News for Wednesday, March 27, 2013 | Products

CHAMP spikes win Arnold Palmer Invitational, Maybank Malaysian Open

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 renowned ProStinger spikes were used by the winners of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, according to Darrell Survey, and Maybank Malaysian Open.

With his victory at the Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, FL, the Arnold Palmer Invitational winner recaptured the world No.1 ranking and tied the PGA Tour record for most wins at a single tournament with eight titles. In Malaysia, the victor was among eight top-10 finishers to use CHAMP spikes.

"The fact that the current and former highest ranked players in the world rely on our spikes each week speaks volumes about the quality of the brand," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Golfers of all skill levels will benefit from the increased traction, stability and comfort CHAMP products provide."

The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by 30 of the last 40 major winners and are available in a variety of options, including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma®.

Beyond the cleat category, the company offers a wide range of products, including the Zarma FLYtee™. Drawing from MacNeill Engineering's unrivalled 80-plus year heritage, the FLYtee line has quickly become one of the most-used tees by leading professionals worldwide. Made with extremely durable 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: www.champspikes.com, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.

About CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide
Celebrating more than 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.

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