Articles By: Lissa Putnam

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

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 grip features the same great… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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™

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 colors with innovative new textures… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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

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 of the world’s top long… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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

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 brand support for Golf Pride… Read more »

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

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 players in the field chose… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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

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 Darrell Survey Company, 89 percent… Read more »

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

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 thefinale of a yearlong program… Read more »

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

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 successful deployment of the Eaton… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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

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 sales. The check was presented… Read more »

Eaton Press Release Golf Pride® Launches Grip Giveaway Sweepstakes

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 of our new product lines… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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

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 26-27, at the Orange County… Read more »

Eaton Press Release Golf Pride® Unveils New Swing Grips for 2012 Lineup

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® BCT® Cord White, Z-GripTM Cord,… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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

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 Eaton, Golf Pride. The awards… Read more »

Eaton Press Release Golf Pride® Remains Number One Grip Choice on Golf Tours Worldwide

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 Golf Pride grips. Additionally, according… Read more »

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

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 of the 173 players chose… Read more »

Eaton Press Release 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

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 to data compiled by the… Read more »

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

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 responsible for leading global innovation… Read more »

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

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 Survey Company, Golf Pride grips… Read more »

Eaton Press Release Golf Pride® is Proud to Support Folds of Honor Foundation

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 by creating the Patriot™ grip,… Read more »

Eaton Press Release Golf Pride® Makes Strong Appearance at Nationwide Tour Midwest Classic

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 Survey Company, Golf Pride grips… Read more »

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

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 Darrell Survey Company, Golf Pride… Read more »

Eaton Press Release Alex and Emrey Win the AJGA Golf Pride® Junior Classic

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 final-round 2-under-par 70 and finished… Read more »

Eaton Press Release Golf Pride® Makes Strong Showing at PGA Professional National Championship

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 Darrell Survey Company, Golf Pride… Read more »

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

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 North Carolina and across the… Read more »

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

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 program that focuses on teaching… Read more »