Date: August 6, 2007
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of touring golfers who played in the WGC - Bridgestone Invitational depended on Golf Pride® grips.
Golf Pride grips were used by 31 of the top 35 finishers who played in the WGC - Bridgestone Invitational held at the South Course at Firestone Country Club in Ohio from August 2 – 5.
“The fact that only four players in the top 35 finishers did not use our product, speaks volumes about the strong presence of Golf Pride grips on the PGA Tour,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “We are pleased that so many professional players entrust their game to the Golf Pride brand, and it really reinforces our 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 62,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
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