Golf Pride® Grips Help Players Weather Conditions At The 2012 Open Championship
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. ...Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the 141st Open Championship relied on Golf Pride grips to play their best. According to data compiled by the Darrell Survey Company, 119 of the 156 players in the field chose to trust the performance of Golf Pride grips.
Many players in the field relied on Golf Pride's proven Brushed Cotton Technology. BCT cord helps wick away moisture providing superior all weather control. The fastest growing grip on Tour, the New Decade™ MultiCompound, utilizes BCT technology in the upper hand with a high-performance rubber in the lower hand providing a hybrid of comfort and responsiveness.
"82 percent of players finishing in the top 20 relied on Golf Pride grips at The Open Championship," said Brandon Sowell, global sales and marketing manager for Eaton's Golf Grip Division. "The proper grip is critical for elite performance, and Golf Pride's technology delivers the traction and control needed for difficult playing conditions."
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
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Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with more than 100 years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16.0 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, systems and services 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 approximately 73,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com