June 9, 2008
Golf Pride Is Most Popular Grip Played During 2008 Rex Hospital Open On The Nationwide Tour
LAURINBURG, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that according to authoritative Darrell Survey results, the majority of players in the Nationwide Tour’s Rex Hospital Open depended on Golf Pride® grips.
At the 2008 Rex Hospital Open, 136 out of 156 players in the field (87 percent) used Golf Pride grips on the majority of clubs in their bag. The survey also revealed that 16 players used the Golf Pride New Decade™ MultiCompound swing grip in various colors.
“We are pleased to see such a strong number of Golf Pride grips being played on the Nationwide Tour,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “We also enjoy seeing a growing number of competitors using Golf Pride’s New Decade MultiCompound grips in a variety of new color options to maximize their 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 2007 sales of $13.0 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; hydraulics, fuel and pneumatic systems for commercial and military aircraft; 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 79,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.