Tour players wear pink spikes on Mother's Day to support breast cancer research
If you happen to be watching the final round of The Player’s Championship, or the LPGA’s Michelob Ultra Open at Kingsmill this coming Sunday, you might notice pink spikes on the bottoms of the shoes of many players.
No, it’s not the influence of flshy-dressing Ian Poulter. It’s a much better cause than that.
CHAMP Spikes has launched its “Pink on the Links” program, which raises money for breast cancer research. Every time a player wears pink spikes, the company will make a donation in the player’s name to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
This program will begin, fittingly, this Mother’s Day at The Players Championship and Michelob Ultra Open and will continue throughout the rest of the season.
Maybe other players besides Ian Poulter and Paula Creamer will turn pink in order to coordinate with their spikes?
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"As for retail – this year’s spikes were specially made for the players. For next year, CHAMP will likely put them out for retail. If they’ve got their heart set on the pink spikes though, the CHAMP Lady Stinger is a pink spike against a green base (as opposed to the white base). They’re the same as the men’s Scorpion Stinger, just different