Q: What are the benefits of wearing golf spikes?
A: Golf spikes provide much greater traction than that offered by sneakers or shoes. This added traction protects you from slipping during wet conditions or on hilly terrain. The feet, if not anchored securely can slip during the golf swing, producing undesirable results.
Q: How often should I change my spikes?
A: For optimum performance, we recommend changing spikes every 12-15 rounds. However, CHAMP Stinger, with its patented Visible Wear Indicator takes all the guess work out of knowing when to change your spikes. When the “C” in the center of the spike turn solid, it’s time to change.
Q: Do PGA players wear CHAMP spikes?
A: Absolutely! CHAMP has become the #1 Tour spike in the world, with a majority of the top 100 men’s players in the world wearing our spikes and over 80 % of the LPGA field opting for CHAMP spikes.
Q: How do I know which golf spike is right for me?
A: The type of course you play and your own individual swing can be two of the determining factors of what type of spike you should wear. CHAMP Stinger provides the most traction while also giving you the comfort and durability that is key to your enjoyment of the game.
Q: What are the advantages of wearing CHAMP Spikes versus other leading brands?
A: Our CHAMP Stinger provides the ultimate traction combined with comfort and durability. A set of Stingers will last longer than the leading competitor’s. This means you will get more rounds of golf from a set of Stinger without sacrificing performance or safety.
Q: How many golf spike-fastening systems are on the market right now?
A: Currently there are four fastening systems on the market: Small Thread, Large Thread, Q-LOK System and Fast Twist (Tri-LOK System). Champ offers spikes in all four of these fastening systems. Please refer to our convenient fastening system reference chart to find out what system is right for your shoe.
Q: How do I change my golf spikes?
A: Champ spikes are installed and removed using a two-pin wrench. This is the standard in the industry and these wrenches can easily be found in your local golf shop or sporting goods store.
Q: How long has Champ been manufacturing spikes?
A: Champ has been manufacturing spikes since the late 1940's. In 1947 Champ introduced it's SURE-LOCK spike, the original locking spike that gave birth to a whole new era in golf shoes.
Q: How many spikes do my shoes need?
A: The number of spikes your shoes need depend entirely on the make and model of the shoe. Each manufacturer varies the number of spikes needed on the sole of the shoe. You will find that in most cases Champ packaging contains more than enough spikes for your needs.
Q: How do I know which spike fastening system fits my golf shoe?
A: Unfortunately, there is no easy way to know what spike fastening system fits your shoe. However, we have created a convenient and easy to use spike guide that will clearly indicate which fastener is right for your shoe.
Q: Which CHAMP spikes will fit my golf shoe?
A: We make spikes to fit any shoe. CHAMP spikes are available in Q-LOK, Tri-LOK, and Small Thread. To see which spikes you need, just use our spike guide.
Q: What is Q-LOK?
A: Q-LOK is a spike fastening system that is completely threadless. The Q-LOK System was designed and engineered by CHAMP in 1998, providing the golfer with a quick and easy way to change spikes. Slight downward pressure and a quarter turn lock the spikes in place. Reversing this action will remove the spikes.
Q: Does Q-LOK fit in every shoe?
A: No, the Q-LOK System must be original equipment in the shoes that you have purchased. Q-LOK Spikes will not fit into a shoe that does not have the matching receptacle in the sole. Please see our fastening system reference chart to see which shoes contain the Q-LOK System. Nike and Etonic use the Q-LOK System on all of their current models of golf shoes.
Q: What are the advantages of having the Q-LOK System?
A: The Q-LOK System is a completely threadless system allowing you to change your spikes quickly and easily without the frustration of scraped knuckles.
Q: Which shoes contain the Q-LOK System?
A: All current Nike, Etonic, Hi-Tec and ECCO golf shoes use the Q-LOK System. For a complete listing of shoes with the Q-LOK System check out our convenient spike fastening system reference chart.
Q: Why is Champ considered the leader in spike development?
A: Champ has been engineering, designing and manufacturing spikes since the 1940's. Champ has always strived to use the finest materials and processes to create superior products for the athletic equipment industry.
Q: What other sports does Champ manufacture spikes for?
A: Champ designs and manufactures spikes for golf, baseball, football, soccer, track, cricket and logging. Many of the shoe manufacturers that you see and wear everyday use Champ spikes as original equipment.
Q: Are the athletic spikes available in the after market?
A: Yes, you can find Champ football cleats, soccer cleats, and track spikes and accessories products in your local sporting goods stores.
Q: How do I purchase Champ products?
A: Visit your local golf retail shop or call 1-800-203-4428