July 14, 2008
Golf Pride Is The Most Played Grip During 2008 John Deere Classic
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of professionals who played in the 2008 John Deere Classic depended on Golf Pride® grips to play their best. Among the players who ranked in the top 30 or better with ties, 29 of the top 33 finishers used Golf Pride grips on the majority of clubs in their bag while competing at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, IL.
“Only four of the top 33 finishers did not use our product this week, which really 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. “Our grips have long been preferred by Tour professionals and we are pleased to see that 88 percent of the top 33 finishers trusted Golf Pride grips for their game.”
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 power management company with 2007 sales of $13 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 81,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.