Date: July 2, 2007
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that, according to authoritative 2007 Darrell Survey results, the majority of LPGA professionals who played in the 2007 U.S. Women’s Open Golf Tournament depended on Golf Pride® grips.
Golf Pride grips were used by nearly 78 percent of all pros who played in the 2007 U.S. Women’s Open Golf Tournament held at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C., from June 28 – July 1. In fact, out of a total of 156 players, 121 golfers (77.6 percent) used Golf Pride grips.
“We’re delighted to see so many players on the LPGA tour using new Golf Pride grip models to play their best,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “The fact that 16 of the top 20 finishers chose our grips shows that Golf Pride delivers a quality product critical to maximizing performance on the course.”
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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