December 9, 2008
Golf Pride Ranks Number One Grip Choice At 2008 PGA TOUR Q-School
CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that, according to the authoritative Darrell Survey of grip usage, 91 percent of the golfers who participated in the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament used Golf Pride® grips.
The survey revealed that 148 of 163 players competing in the 2008 PGA TOUR Q-School field had Golf Pride grips on the majority of clubs in their bag.
“Better than 9 out of 10 players chose to play Golf Pride grips while competing in this elite final qualifying tournament,” said Jeff Fiorini, general manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip Division. “We are very pleased to see that such a strong percentage of golfers trust our grips for maximum confidence, feel and control to play their best during this ultimate test of golf.”
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 82,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.