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Golf Pride Is #1 Grip Brand of Choice at 2014 PGA Championship

Golf Pride Is #1 Grip Brand of Choice at 2014 PGA Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading grip of choice by players at the 2014 PGA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky. In fact, 124 of the 156…

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Golf Pride Continues Majors Dominance As Most Trusted Grip at Royal Liverpool

Golf Pride Continues Majors Dominance As Most Trusted Grip at Royal Liverpool SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the prevailing grip of choice by players at the 2014 Open Championship, played at historic Royal Liverpool. In fact, 122 of…

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Golf Pride Is Hometown Favorite at 2014 U.S Open

Golf Pride Is Hometown Favorite at 2014 U.S Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was far and away the leading grip brand chosen by players at the 2014 U.S. Open, played at Pinehurst No. 2 just a few miles…

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Golf Pride Keeps Grip on Official Partnership with Long Drivers of America

Golf Pride Keeps Grip on Official Partnership with Long Drivers of America SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division would continue as the official grip of the 2014 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship, marking the sixth-straight year of the partnership. Most of…

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Golf Pride Is #1 Grip of Choice by Players at 2014 Masters

Golf Pride Is #1 Grip of Choice by Players at 2014 Masters SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was far and away the leading grip brand chosen by players at the 2014 Masters tournament. In fact, 78 of the 97 (80%)…

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Golf Pride Donates $15,000 to Folds of Honor Foundation

Golf Pride Donates $15,000 to Folds of Honor Foundation; Amasses $65,000 Total Contribution Over Five Years of Patriot Grip Program SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division recently continued its support of the Folds of Honor Foundation with a $15,000 contribution stemming…

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Golf Pride’s Gold Standard Adds Superior Tack Option

Golf Pride’s Gold Standard Adds Superior Tack Option SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division would unveil its new high-performance option in the Tour Velvet® family, at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. The Tour Velvet Super Tack™ is the latest addition to…

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Golf Pride Goes Platinum For The 10th Anniversary Of The New Decade® MultiCompound

Golf Pride Goes Platinum For The 10th Anniversary Of The New Decade® MultiCompound SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its New Decade MultiCompound grips by introducing a platinum series featuring four new color options. All…

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Golf Pride Brings Comfort and Control with Softest Performance Grips Ever

Golf Pride Brings Comfort and Control with Softest Performance Grips Ever SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division would unveil its innovative new CP2™ line of grips at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. CP2 grips, defined by their Comfort, Control and Performance…

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Golf Pride Announces Online Fundraiser To Bolster Folds of Honor Foundation Donations

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Golf Pride, a division of diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton, announced today that it would extend its existing support of the Folds of Honor Foundation through an online promotion in which the company is encouraging golfers to donate to Folds of Honor Foundation by offering the chance to…

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Golf Pride Announces Opening of New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Golf Pride, a division of diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton, announced today that it recently moved its 28-year-old Golf Pride Manufacturing Operations in Taiwan to a new state-of-the-art facility in Guan Miao, Taiwan. The move was successfully completed without interruptions to customer delivery times. To celebrate the…

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Golf Pride Looks To Continue Its Major Success Story

Golf Pride Looks To Continue Its Major Success Story SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.…Golf Pride, a division of diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton, continues to be the unquestioned grip of choice for the world’s best golfers, heading into the 143rd Open at Muirfield. Consistent with Golf Pride’s leadership of the world professional tour…

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Golf Pride Announces New Sales Leaders Focused on After-Market and OEM Channels

Golf Pride Announces New Sales Leaders Focused On After-Market and OEM Channels SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.…Golf Pride, a division of diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton, announced today it has promoted two company and industry veterans to drive future sales growth globally. Wright Chandler will be focused specifically on the Aftermarket channel, while…

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Michael Breed and David Leadbetter Give Back

Michael Breed and David Leadbetter Give Back SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Michael Breed, the host of Golf Channel’s “The Golf Fix” and David Leadbetter, one of the world’s top golf instructors are Golf Pride Brand Ambassadors and share Eaton’s philosophy of community involvement. On May 5th, Michael Breed participated in a…

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Golf Pride Receives Governor’s Award for Charity Fundraising

Golf Pride Receives Governor’s Award for Charity Fundraising SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Golf Pride, a division of diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton, has teamed up with sponsors and Scotch Meadows Country Club to raise more than $3 million dollars for Hospice of Scotland County. On April 23-24, they will once again play…

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New Golf Pride Z-Grip Patriot™ Delivers Performance with a Purpose

New Golf Pride Z-Grip™ Patriot™ Delivers Performance with a Purpose SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division would continue its support of the Folds of Honor Foundation. As the two organizations begin their fifth year of working together, Golf Pride has refreshed…

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The Fastest Growing Grip On Tour Expands Its Color Offerings In 2013

The Fastest Growing Grip On Tour Expands Its Color Offerings In 2013 SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division is extending its popular New Decade® MultiCompound family of grips with the introduction of two new colors. The first, a limited edition, WhiteoutTM…

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Golf Pride Brings ‘Performance That Commands Attention’ To Grip Category With Introduction of Niion™

Golf Pride Brings ‘Performance That Commands Attention’ To Grip Category With Introduction of Niion™ SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division is unveiling its innovative new Niion collection of grips at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show. The Niion line blends striking fluorescent…

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Golf Pride Grips Teams Up With Long Drivers of America to Host Guinness World Record Attempt During PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day

Golf Pride Grips Teams Up With Long Drivers of America to Host Guinness World Record Attempt During PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division will join forces with the Long Drivers of America (LDA) to host three…

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Golf Pride Grips Selects Jeff Dezen Public Relations (JDPR) as PR Agency-of-Record

Golf Pride Grips Selects Jeff Dezen Public Relations (JDPR) as PR Agency-of-Record SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that it has selected Jeff Dezen Public Relations (JDPR) as its official Public Relations agency-of-record for its Golf Pride Grips division. JDPR will provide strategic planning, media relations and…

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Golf Pride® Is Winning Grip Choice Among 2012 PGA Championship Field

Golf Pride® Is Winning Grip Choice Among 2012 PGA Championship Field SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the 94th PGA Championship relied on Golf Pride grips.  According to data compiled by the Darrell Survey Company, 121 of the 156…

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Golf Pride® Is Top Grip Choice At NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Championships

Golf Pride® Is Top Grip Choice At NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Championships SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who played in the NCAA Division I Championships used Golf Pride grips in competition. According to data compiled by the authoritative…

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Golf Pride® Goes Wild About Wellness by Supporting Operation Healthy Kids

Golf Pride® Goes Wild About Wellness by Supporting Operation Healthy Kids SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation had several employees volunteer at the Operation Healthy Kids Wild About Wellness event at Richmond Senior High School last week. In addition to year-round support of Operation Healthy Kids, this event was…

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Eaton’s Golf Pride® Golf Grip Division Earns Eaton Business Excellence Award

Eaton’s Golf Pride® Golf Grip Division Earns Eaton Business Excellence Award SOUTHERN PINES, NC …Eaton Corporation’s Golf Grip Division received the 2011 Eaton Business Excellence (EBE) award yesterday, which is the company’s highest award for performance excellence. The annual EBE award is presented to the businesses and divisions that achieve the most…

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Golf Pride® Continues Support of The Folds of Honor Foundation With $10,000 Donation

Golf Pride® Continues Support of The Folds of Honor Foundation With $10,000 Donation SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today Golf Pride® celebrated another year of its partnership with the Folds of Honor Foundation and Patriot Golf Day by donating $10,000 from proceeds earned through PatriotTM grip…

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Golf Pride® Launches Grip Giveaway Sweepstakes

Golf Pride® Launches Grip Giveaway Sweepstakes SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today the launch of their Grip Giveaway Sweepstakes on Facebook. One winner will be chosen every week through April 12, 2012. Each winner will receive a full set (13) of Golf Pride grips from one…

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Golf Pride® to Host Presentations by David Leadbetter and Michael Breed at PGA Show Booth

Golf Pride® to Host Presentations by David Leadbetter and Michael Breed at PGA Show Booth SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that David Leadbetter and Michael Breed will be making educational presentations at the Golf Pride Grip booth (#2035) at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show, January…

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Golf Pride® Unveils New Swing Grips for 2012 Lineup

Golf Pride® Unveils New Swing Grips for 2012 Lineup SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced a number of upcoming additions to the Golf Pride line of grips in 2012. Golf Pride is set to release the New Decade® MultiCompound WhiteoutTM, Tour Velvet® 360TM, Tour 25TM, Tour Velvet®…

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Golf Pride® is Proud to Present the 2011 National Coach of the Year Awards

Golf Pride® is Proud to Present the 2011 National Coach of the Year Awards SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that that Golf Pride, in conjunction with the GCAA, awarded six outstanding collegiate golf coaches the Dave Williams National Coach of the Year Award presented by…

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Golf Pride® Remains Number One Grip Choice on Golf Tours Worldwide

Golf Pride® Remains Number One Grip Choice on Golf Tours Worldwide SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that according to grip usage data from independent equipment survey companies, in 159 total tournaments played on top global tours during 2011, 82 percent were won by players using…

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Golf Pride® Ranks #1 Grip Choice at 2011 PGA Tour Q-School

Golf Pride® Ranks #1 Grip Choice at 2011 PGA Tour Q-School SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that that, according to the authoritative Darrell Survey of grip usage, 87 percent of the golfers who participated in the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament used Golf Pride® grips. “150…

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Golf Pride® is the Proud Sponsor & #1 Grip Choice at 10th Annual PGA Jones Cup

Golf Pride® is the Proud Sponsor & #1 Grip Choice at 10th Annual PGA Jones Cup SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the 10th Annual PGA Jones Cup relied on Golf Pride grips to play their best. According…

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Golf Pride® Announces New Director of Global R&D, Peter Gilbert

Golf Pride® Announces New Director of Global R&D, Peter Gilbert SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Gilbert as the director of global R&D for the Golf Grip Division. Peter joined the Golf Pride team on November 7, 2011, and is…

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Golf Pride® is Number One Grip Choice at Frys.com Open

Golf Pride® is Number One Grip Choice at Frys.com Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the PGA Tour Frys.com Open relied on Golf Pride grips to play their best. According to data compiled by the authoritative Darrell…

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Golf Pride® is Proud to Support Folds of Honor Foundation

Golf Pride® is Proud to Support Folds of Honor Foundation SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is proud to support national Patriot Golf Day, Sept. 2-5, 2011 through its partnership with the Folds of Honor Foundation. Golf Pride launched its relationship with Folds of Honor back in 2008…

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Golf Pride® Makes Strong Appearance at Nationwide Tour Midwest Classic

Golf Pride® Makes Strong Appearance at Nationwide Tour Midwest Classic SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the Nationwide Tour Midwest Classic relied on Golf Pride grips to play their best. According to data compiled by the authoritative Darrell…

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Golf Pride® Ranks Number One Grip Choice At The 2011 Open Championship

Golf Pride® Ranks Number One Grip Choice At The 2011 Open Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the 140th Open Championship relied on Golf Pride grips to play their best. According to data compiled by the authoritative…

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Alex and Emrey Win the AJGA Golf Pride® Junior Classic

Alex and Emrey Win the AJGA Golf Pride® Junior Classic SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Eaton Corp., Golf Pride Grips is proud to announce that Anthony Alex of Wayne, N.J., won the Golf Pride Junior Classic by five strokes, carding a tournament total 7-under-par 209. Allison Emrey of Charlotte, N.C., shot a…

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Golf Pride® Makes Strong Showing at PGA Professional National Championship

Golf Pride® Makes Strong Showing at PGA Professional National Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the 2011 PGA Professional National Championship relied on Golf Pride grips to play their best. According to data compiled by the authoritative…

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AJGA Golf Pride® Junior Classic offers Reduced Rates for Junior-Am Event

AJGA Golf Pride® Junior Classic offers Reduced Rates for Junior-Am Event SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Eaton Corp., Golf Pride Grips is proud to host the American Junior Golf Association Golf Pride Junior Classic at Forest Creek Golf Club in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The 96-player field will feature top junior golfers from…

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Golf Pride ® Ranks Number One Grip Choice At The U.S. Open

Golf Pride® Ranks Number One Grip Choice At The U.S. Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who competed in the 2011 U.S. Open relied on Golf Pride grips to play their best. According to data compiled by the authoritative Darrell…

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Golf Pride® Is Top Grip Choice Among NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Championship Fields

Golf Pride® Is Top Grip Choice Among NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Championship Fields SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that the majority of golfers who played in the NCAA Division I Championships used Golf Pride grips in competition. According to data compiled by the…

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Golf Pride® Goes Wild for Wellness by Supporting Operation Healthy Kids

Golf Pride® Goes Wild for Wellness by Supporting Operation Healthy Kids SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation had several employees volunteer in the Wild About Wellness event for children. In addition to year round support of the Operation Healthy Kids, this event was the finale of a yearlong…