HI-TEC announced a 44.8 % increase in turnover of its golf product for 2005. In the category, HI-TEC International has increased 10 fold; USA has increased 3 fold; South Africa has increased 2 fold with brand new business developed in countries including China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Thailand.

HI-TEC launched their CDT concept in late 2004 and this investment in patented technology has been the main contributing factor to the brands aggressive marketing and overall growth.

Duncan Patmore, Global Golf Director: “We are delighted with the repositioning of HI-TEC as a leading brand within the Global Golf footwear market. Working in development with leading professional players such as Padraig Harrington and Ian Woosnam plus Biomechanics Scientist Dr. Paul Hurrion, HI-TEC has truly revolutionised the golf shoe market with the birth of the innovative CDT Power, proven to be the world’s first game improvement golf shoe.”