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Cleats Win Again on PGA Tour, European Tour

Posted on November 19 2019

Cleats Win Again on PGA Tour, European Tour

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 18, 2019 – The winners on the PGA Tour and the European Tour this week both claimed victory in replaceable cleat technology from Pridesports brands Softspikes® and Champ®. One climbed into the top 10 in the World Golf Rankings, and the other picked up his second victory of the 2020 season.

“This was another week on the major professional tours with multiple wins by players choosing the traction, stability and control provided by replaceable cleats,” said John Hohman, senior vice president of marketing for PrideSports. “Players who are winning, climbing in the world rankings and rising in the FedEx Cup standings are choosing the proven technology of cleats over spikeless tennis shoes.”

The winner at the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Golf Classic earned his second win in three weeks wearing FootJoy® Fury shoes with Softspikes® Pulsar cleats. On the leaderboard, 19 of the top 25 finishers chose cleats over spikeless footwear.

At the European Tour’s Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa, the winner chose Nike Vapor 2 footwear with Champ® Pivix cleats, claiming his first win and first top-10 world ranking of 2019.

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

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 and

About PrideSports
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®.