CLEATED FOOTWEAR RULES THE PROFESSIONAL CIRCUITS
The winners on the professional golf tours all had one thing in common over the weekend – they were wearing footwear featuring Champ® cleats in their victories. These included the winners of the:
PGA TOUR AT&T Byron Nelson wearing Footjoy® ICON shoes with Champ Pro Stinger cleats
European Tour British Masters wearing Nike® React Vapor 2 shoes with Champ Pivix cleats
PGA Tour Champions Regions Tradition wearing Footjoy DryJoys with Champ Pro Stinger cleats
Web.com KC Golf Classic wearing Nike Tour Premiere shoes with Champ Zarma cleats
“With weather causing delays at tournaments, traction was a major factor for the players on the various tours over the weekend,” said John Hohman, senior vice president of marketing for PrideSports®. “Despite rain and other tough conditions, the winners of the four major men’s events shot an astounding combined 68-under par. That’s a true testament to the value of cleated footwear.”
At the AT&T Byron Nelson, 23 of the top 28 finishers chose replaceable cleat technology over spikeless/tennis shoes.
Replacement Softspikes® and Champ cleats can be purchased in the golf section of most large retailers, sporting goods stores, golf specialty and golf course pro shops across the country. Cleats can also be purchased online from any of these locations, your favorite online store or directly from www.golfspikes.com.
PrideSports is the undisputed leader in the golf cleat segment with its CHAMP and Softspikes brands. The company recommends golfers change their cleats every six to eight months – or even more frequently based on use – to ensure golfers get the maximum performance out of their footwear.
CHAMP’s Helix®, Zarma Tour® and Stinger® cleats, as well as Softspikes’ Pivix®, Pulsar®, Silver Tornado® and Stealth® cleats, dominate the OEM and secondary market in terms of performance and sales. More information can be found at www.champspikes.com and www.softspikes.com.
Headquartered in Brentwood, TN with offices across America, Europe and Asia, PrideSports provides traction elements and retention systems to athletic footwear manufacturers around the globe as well providing its CHAMP and Softspikes branded products to retail channels worldwide – maintaining a preeminent position within golf, soccer, baseball, football and other sports. In addition, the company provides a full line of golf accessories and is the largest producer and distributor of golf tees in the world, with brands including Pride Golf Tee®, Pride Professional Tee System® (PTS) and Zarma Fly Tee®.
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