FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HISTORY IS MADE AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL WITH FIRST WINNER OF ANWA WEARING CLEATED FOOTWEAR
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 8, 2019 – For the first time ever, women competed at Augusta National Golf Club in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur. History was made as one of the top women’s college players made a back nine charge for a four-stroke victory, while wearing the FootJoy Sport TF Boa golf shoes featuring Softspikes Pulsar cleats.
“The Augusta National Women’s Amateur gave all of us a rare perspective of this iconic golf course,” said John Hohman, senior vice president of marketing for PrideSports. “It was great to see the women navigating the course and provide a thrilling back nine that had the roars echoing through the pines. For us, it was even more gratifying to see not only tour players rely on cleats but the top women amateurs as well…as we say, ‘winners wear cleats.’”
In addition to the winner, the runner-up was also wearing FootJoy DryJoy Tour golf shoes with cleats. It was a sweep for women’s golf and cleats as the LPGA’s ANA Inspiration winner was also wearing cleated footwear, the Nike Lunar Tour shoes with Champ Pivix cleats.
The green-friendly Pulsar cleats feature Softspikes’ Fast Twist 3.0, the most advanced insert system on the market. They allow for a lower profile for the cleats resulting in better comfort. Pulsar cleats have a 16-component design that reacts to every angle of force exerted by the golfer to deliver maximum performance.
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®.
Contact: Mike Alday
Alday Communications, Inc.
615-791-1535 ext. 22