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The Importance of properly maintained spikes

Jul 2, 2014

Brought to you by Champ and On Course Golf Shops

Why should you change your spikes? A golfer's footing is the foundation for the all important swing. If there is doubt in the footing, or worse, slippage, the swing will be altered and affect the flight of the ball.

How often should I change my spikes? For optimum performance, we recommend changing spikes every 12-15 rounds. However the CHAMP ScorpionSTINGER™ line, 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 turns solid, it's time to change. Also, you should note that cleats in certain parts of a shoe wear out faster than in other parts.

How do I know which spike is right for me? 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 ScorpionSTINGER™ provides the most traction while also giving you the comfort and durability that is key to your enjoyment of the game. The new CHAMP ZARMA™ is a cushion cleat that provides the ultimate in comfort. No matter what feel you are looking for CHAMP has the best to offer.

How many golf spike-fastening systems are on the market right now? Currently there are five fastening systems on the market: Small Thread, Large Thread, Q-LOK System, Fast Twist (Tri-LOK System) and PINS. Champ offers spikes in all five of these fastening systems.

Which spikes fit my shoe?  Not sure which spikes fit your shoes. Check out the Champ Matrix  here

What is the easiest way to change my golf spikes?  Ask your local expert On Course Golf Professional to re spike your golf shoes for you at one of our many shops across Australia.