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PrideSports® replaceable spikes used by winners of Arnold Palmer Invitational and HSBC Women’s World Championship

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., March 8, 2022 – PrideSports® confirms the winners of the PGA Tour’s Arnold Palmer Invitational and LPGA Tour’s HSBC Women’s World Championship, relied on the company’s replaceable spikes.  

On the PGA Tour, the 24-year-old winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational captured his second title of the season with a one-shot victory at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, FL. Throughout the event, he utilized Softspikes® Cyclone® spikes in his NIKE TW 21 shoes.  Additionally, 30 of the top-37 players at the tournament chose replaceable spikes over spikeless alternatives.  

At the HSBC Women’s World Championship, contested on the Tanjong Course at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore, the winner captured her 13th LPGA Tour title. The No.1 ranked player in the world, she has won six of her last 10 starts and trusts Pins Thin-Tech EXP spikes in her Adidas ZG 21 Boa shoes.

“High winds at the Arnold Palmer Invitational made for extremely difficult conditions, putting a premium on stability and control, which is exactly what our replaceable spikes provide,” said Joe Henderson, President of PrideSports.

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

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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®.

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