Date: January 29, 2007
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that, according to authoritative 2007 Darrell Survey results, the majority of pros who played in the Buick Invitational depended on Golf Pride® grips.
Golf Pride grips were used by nearly 83 percent of all pros who played in the tournament held at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, Calif. on January 25 - 28. In fact, out of a total of 156 players, 129 golfers (82.7 percent) used Golf Pride grips, including the New Decade™ MultiCompound and Dual Durometer™ models. Additionally, more than half of the field (80 players) used the Tour Velvet® model.
“Choosing the right grip for your game is critical to maximizing performance on the course,” notes Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “As we enter into the 2007 season, we are delighted that top tour professionals continue to make Golf Pride grips their number one choice. Regardless of a player’s golfing ability, you can’t beat Golf Pride’s heritage of leadership and performance.”
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 60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
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