Date: June 11, 2007
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that, according to authoritative 2007 Darrell Survey results, the majority of players in the Nationwide Tour’s Rex Hospital Open depended on Golf Pride® grips.
At the 2007 Rex Hospital Open, 137 out of 156 (87.8 percent) players used Golf Pride grips on the majority of clubs in their bag. In fact, 103 of the 137 players chose the Golf Pride Tour Velvet® model to play their best.
“Choosing the right grip for your game is critical to maximizing performance on the course,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “The fact that so many professional players entrust their game to Golf Pride, shows their belief in the Golf Pride brand 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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