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 games to Golf Pride grips.  Out of the top 10 finishers, 10 of 11 players had more confidence with Golf Pride grips in their hands.

Golf Pride’s popular Tour Velvet® family of grips were used by 76 players during this year’s U.S. Open.  All three Tour Velvet models – Tour Velvet, Tour Velvet Cord and Tour Velvet Super Tack – finished in the top 10.  The second most popular grips in play were Golf Pride’s MCC family with 25 players, including 3 in the top 10, relying on its hybrid grip technology.

“Including this year’s tournament, players choosing to use Golf Pride grips have won 9 out of the last 10 U.S. Opens,” said Brandon Sowell, global sales and marketing director for Golf Pride.  “We have a legacy of winning performance, and it’s also great to see one of our latest innovations, the Tour Velvet Super Tack, finish in the hands of a top performer, further validating our ongoing commitment to develop leading-edge technology.”

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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 or visit us on Facebook at

Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 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 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit



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