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Golf Pride Completes Sweep of 2016 FedEx Cup Postseason Events

Golf Pride Completes Sweep of 2016 FedEx Cup Postseason Events SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the winning grip brand at all four 2016 FedEx Cup Playoff events. At the season ending TOUR Championship, The #1 Grip in Golf claimed 3 out of the… Read more »

September 28, 2016 Read More »

Golf Pride Sweeps 2016 Majors with Win at Baltusrol

Golf Pride Sweeps 2016 Majors with Win at Baltusrol SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading swing grip and putter grip brand played at the 2016 PGA Championship this past week at Baltusrol Golf Club, giving them a clean sweep of golf’s majors… Read more »

August 3, 2016 Read More »

Top Players Trust Their Games To Golf Pride Grips Off The Tee and On The Greens At The Open Championship

Top Players Trust Their Games To Golf Pride Grips Off The Tee and On The Greens At The Open Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading swing grip and putter grip brand played at the 2016 Open Championship this past week at… Read more »

July 19, 2016 Read More »

Top Players Trust Their Games To Golf Pride Grips At The 2016 U.S. Open

Top Players Trust Their Games To Golf Pride Grips At The 2016 U.S. Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading swing grip and putter grip brand played at the 116th U.S. Open this past week at the esteemed Oakmont Country Club. The… Read more »

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Golf Pride Grips Are Overwhelming Favorite at 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Championship

Golf Pride Grips Are Overwhelming Favorite at 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading grip brand used by top collegiate players at the 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Golf Championship. A commanding 94% of players competing at… Read more »

July 19, 2016 Read More »

Golf Pride Teams Up With The First Tee of the Sandhills to Help Teach Youth Life Lessons Through Golf

Golf Pride Teams Up With The First Tee Of the Sandhills To Help Teach Youth Life Lessons Through Golf SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division has finalized an agreement to become the Volunteer Program Sponsor of The First Tee of the Sandhills through 2018. As… Read more »

May 2, 2016 Read More »

Golf Pride Is The Most Trusted Grip Brand From Tee-to-Green At The 2016 Masters

Golf Pride Is The Most Trusted Grip Brand From Tee-to-Green At The 2016 Masters SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading swing grip and putter grip brand played at the 2016 Masters. The #1 Grip in Golf claimed 10 of the top 14… Read more »

April 13, 2016 Read More »

GOLF PRIDE® INTRODUCES NEW OVERSIZE PUTTER SERIES: TOUR SNSR, NEVER LOSE YOUR FEEL

GOLF PRIDE® INTRODUCES NEW OVERSIZE PUTTER SERIES: TOUR SNSR, NEVER LOSE YOUR FEEL SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division is introducing an all-new oversized putter series called TOUR SNSR. The new grips feature larger Tour-proven shapes that are engineered with innovative SNSR material that delivers unsurpassed Tour-level feel… Read more »

January 28, 2016 Read More »

GOLF PRIDE BOLSTERS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH ADDITION OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY VETERAN NEAL

GOLF PRIDE BOLSTERS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH ADDITION OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY VETERAN NEAL SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division has grown its leadership team with the appointment of Jonathan Neal to the newly created position of Global Marketing Manager. In the new position, Neal will oversee Golf Pride’s… Read more »

December 15, 2015 Read More »

Golf Pride Leads Grip Count at Whistling Straits; Completes 2015 Major Sweep for Tour Velvet Family

Golf Pride Leads Grip Count at Whistling Straits; Completes 2015 Major Sweep for Tour Velvet Family  SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips division was the leading grip brand played by Tour and PGA professionals at the 93rd PGA Championship. The overwhelming majority, 121 players, competing in… Read more »

August 18, 2015 Read More »

Golf Pride Grip Counts are a Major Win at “The Home of Golf”

Golf Pride Grip Counts are a Major Win at “The Home of Golf” SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading grip brand played by professionals and amateurs at the 144th Open Championship. The overwhelming majority, 119 players, competing in the year’s third major… Read more »

July 21, 2015 Read More »

Top Players Choose Golf Pride Grips at 2015 U.S. Open

Top Players Choose Golf Pride Grips at 2015 U.S. Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading grip brand played by professionals and amateurs at the 2015 U.S. Open Championship. The overwhelming majority, 119 players, competing in the year’s second major trusted their… Read more »

June 24, 2015 Read More »

Golf Pride Leads Grip Count In Impressive Fashion at 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Championship

Golf Pride Leads Grip Count In Impressive Fashion at 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading grip brand played by top collegiate players at the 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Golf Championship. 88% of players competing at… Read more »

June 3, 2015 Read More »

Golf Pride Helps Raise Over $144,000 For Local Hospice

Golf Pride Helps Raise Over $144,000 For Local Hospice SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division, in partnership with sponsors and Scotch Meadows Country Club, continued its fundraising for the 29th Annual Hospice of Scotland County Golf Tournament. The charity event, which took place on April… Read more »

April 23, 2015 Read More »

Golf Pride Is Overwhelming Grip of Choice by Players at 2015 Masters

Golf Pride Is Overwhelming Grip of Choice by Players at 2015 Masters SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the leading grip brand played by PGA Tour professionals at the 2015 Masters tournament. 79 of the 97 players competing in the year’s first major— a… Read more »

April 16, 2015 Read More »

Golf Pride Uses Tour Inspiration to Develop Performance Innovations in the New MCC Plus4™

Golf Pride Uses Tour Inspiration to Develop Performance Innovations in the New MCC Plus4™ SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride grips division will grow its MCC™ (New Decade® MultiCompound) family, the #1 hybrid grip on Tour, with the introduction of the new MCC Plus4. The MCC Plus4… Read more »

January 26, 2015 Read More »

Team Golf Pride Wins 2014 Ryder Cup 21- 3

Team Golf Pride Wins 2014 Ryder Cup 21- 3 SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Before the first shot is struck at the 2014 Ryder Cup Matches, Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was already the clear winner. In fact, Golf Pride was the grip of choice by a margin of… Read more »

September 24, 2014 Read More »

Golf Pride Users Claim Impressive Share of 2014 FedEx Cup Top 30 Bonus Money

Golf Pride Users Claim Impressive Share of 2014 FedEx Cup Top 30 Bonus Money SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was by far the most successful grip company in this year’s FedEx Cup bonus pool. In fact, 26 out of Top 30 in the final… Read more »

September 18, 2014 Read More »

Golf Pride Is Overwhelming Grip of Choice at 2014 TOUR Championship

Golf Pride Is Overwhelming Grip of Choice at 2014 TOUR Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division is the leading grip brand of choice by players at the 2014 Tour Championship at the famed East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, GA. In fact, 26 out… Read more »

September 12, 2014 Read More »

Golf Pride Is The #1 Grip At 2014 BMW Championship

Golf Pride Is The #1 Grip Brand of Choice at The 2014 BMW Championship SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. … Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division is the leading grip brand of choice by players at the 2014 BMW Championship at historic Cherry Hills Country Club. In fact, 58 out of… Read more »

September 8, 2014 Read More »

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 (79%) players competing in the… Read more »

August 12, 2014 Read More »

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 the 156 (78%) players competing… Read more »

July 24, 2014 Read More »

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 from Golf Pride’s world headquarters…. Read more »

June 19, 2014 Read More »

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 the world’s top long drive… Read more »

May 22, 2014 Read More »

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%) players competing in the year’s… Read more »

April 16, 2014 Read More »

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 from 2013 Patriot grip sales…. Read more »

March 5, 2014 Read More »

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 the Tour Velvet series, which… Read more »

February 18, 2014 Read More »

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 of the new choices feature… Read more »

February 18, 2014 Read More »

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 attributes, are the softest performance… Read more »

February 18, 2014 Read More »

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 win a “Golf Pride Patriot… Read more »

July 30, 2013 Read More »

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 move and showcase the capabilities… Read more »

July 30, 2013 Read More »

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 grip counts, 82% of players… Read more »

July 19, 2013 Read More »

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 Steven Dougherty will lead the… Read more »

May 14, 2013 Read More »

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 very special event in Newtown,… Read more »

May 13, 2013 Read More »

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 host to golfers throughout the… Read more »

April 24, 2013 Read More »

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 the Patriot grip offering for… Read more »

January 24, 2013 Read More »

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 »

January 24, 2013 Read More »

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 »

January 24, 2013 Read More »

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 »

January 16, 2013 Read More »

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 »

January 10, 2013 Read More »

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 »

August 14, 2012 Read More »

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 »

June 6, 2012 Read More »

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 »

May 16, 2012 Read More »

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 »

February 14, 2012 Read More »

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 »

January 30, 2012 Read More »

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 »

January 23, 2012 Read More »

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 »

January 12, 2012 Read More »

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 »

January 6, 2012 Read More »

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 »

December 14, 2011 Read More »

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 »

December 13, 2011 Read More »