Date: June 6, 2007
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that, according to authoritative 2007 Darrell Survey results, the majority of student athletes who played in the 2007 Men’s Division I NCAA Golf Championship depended on Golf Pride® grips.
At the 2007 Men’s Division I NCAA Golf Championship 140 out of 156 (89.7 percent) players used Golf Pride grips on the majority of clubs in their bag. In fact, 108 of the 140 players chose the Golf Pride Tour Velvet® model to play their best.
“It’s exciting to see that Golf Pride not only has a commanding presence on professional tours, but also in the NCAA as well,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “The fact that so many players at all levels entrust their game with Golf Pride, shows their belief in the Golf Pride name and reinforces its leadership in the golf grip industry.”
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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