Date: September 17, 2007
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that, according to authoritative 2007 Darrell Survey results, the majority of touring professionals who played in THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola, and the final FedEx Cup point leaders, used Golf Pride® grips.
Golf Pride grips were used by 25 of the top 30 (83.3 percent) finishers who played in THE TOUR Championship held at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga., September 13 – 16, with nine of the top 10 finishers choosing Golf Pride grips.
With the conclusion of the FedEx Cup this weekend at THE TOUR Championship, Eaton also announced today that 25 of the top 30 FedEx Cup point leaders played Golf Pride grips on the majority of their clubs, including nine of the top 10 finishers.
“We’re honored to see that the best golfers in the world consistently play Golf Pride grips to finish strong, especially in the biggest tournaments of the year,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “The fact that 90 percent of both the FedEx Cup leaders and THE TOUR Championship finishers use our products on their clubs clearly shows that Golf Pride are the number one grips on Tour.”
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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