Date: May 29, 2007
Golf Pride® Is Top Grip Choice On All Major Global Tours Over Holiday Weekend
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that Golf Pride® grips were far and away the number one choice among top finishers on all major global golf tours last week.
Eighteen of the top 22 finishers who played in the 2007 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial depended on Golf Pride grips. On the European Tour, 21 of the top 23 finishers who played in the BMW Championship at Wentworth used Golf Pride grips.
“We are delighted that top tour professionals continue to make Golf Pride grips their number one preference because it shows their trust in the versatility and performance we deliver,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “Regardless of a player’s golfing ability, you can’t beat Golf Pride’s heritage of leadership and performance.”
Several new Golf Pride grip models received significant usage and exposure in each tournament, including the black and yellow DD2™, the distinctive red, white and blue V-RAD™ Shock™ putter grip and New Decade™ MultiCompound swing grips.
Eaton’s Golf Grip Division is the world’s largest manufacturer of golf grips, with manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities on five continents. The division’s Golf Pride brand is recognized globally as the number one choice in grips among tour and recreational players, competitive amateur golfers, club manufacturers and club repairmen. For more information, visit www.golfpride.com.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 61,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
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