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 top 4 finishers, including the 2016 Champion, who used Golf Pride’s MultiCompound Cord (MCC) model grips on his way to winning the $10 Million Dollar first prize in the FedEx Cup points race.

In fact, three of the events in this year’s FedEx Cup postseason were won by players who used Golf Pride’s MCC model grips. As the PGA Tour season concludes the MCC grip, which is the #1 Grip model at retail, accounted for a total of 23 global tour wins in 2016.

“Since its inception, 8 out of 10 FedEx Cup Champions have trusted their games to Golf Pride, including the last four winners,” said Brandon Sowell, global sales and marketing director for Golf Pride. “2016 has been a banner year for our brand, sweeping the Majors, winning all four FedEx Cup playoff events and recording 31 victories on the PGA TOUR. We are proud that so many of the world’s top players continue to trust our grips, based on the products’ performance alone.”

Through the finale of the 2016 FedEx Cup season, 90% of the top ten players in the current Official World Golf Rankings trust their games to Golf Pride grips. To view Golf Pride’s entire line of products played at the 2016 PGA Championship visit www.golfpride.com.

Eaton’s Golf Grip Division is the world’s largest manufacturer of golf grips, with manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities on six 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 or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GolfPride.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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