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Cleats Win Again at WGC Mexico Championship

Posted on February 25 2020

Cleats Win Again at WGC Mexico Championship

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., February 24, 2020 – The final leaderboard at the PGA Tour’s WGC Mexico Championship featured some of the world’s top players and a winner once again wearing replaceable cleats from PrideSports® brands Softspikes® and Champ®.

“The winner at the WGC Mexico and nine of the 13 top finishers in a star-studded field all chose replaceable cleats over spikeless footwear,” said John Hohman, senior vice president of marketing for PrideSports. “The winner has even tried spikeless footwear in the past and returned to wearing cleats, once again showing there is a performance advantage in cleated footwear – better traction, stability and control with every swing of the club.”

The footwear of choice for the WGC Mexico Championship winner was Nike React Vapor 2 with Softspikes® Silver Tornado and Cyclone replaceable cleats.

In other action on the PGA Tour this week, the winner at the Puerto Rico Open chose Nike Roshie G Tour footwear with Softspikes® Pivix replaceable cleats.

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®.