July 28, 2008
Golf Pride Ranks Top Grip Choice Among The Field At 2008 RBC Canadian Open
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of professionals who played in the RBC Canadian Open depended on Golf Pride® grips. In fact, 92 percent of the top 30 finishers with ties used Golf Pride grips to play their best at Glen Abbey GC in Oakville, Ontario.
“We are pleased to see our products used by a majority of Tour professionals in weekly tournament play, especially when Golf Pride has such a strong presence on the leader board,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “This week, 33 of 36 players who finished in the top 30 positions used Golf Pride grips on the majority of clubs in their bag, which is a strong testament to the reliability and performance of our products.”
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.