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Golf Pride celebrates a decade of Major success

8.01am 7th September 2009 - Corporate

Eaton Corporation, manufacturers of Golf Pride® grips, the # 1 grip in golf worldwide®, today a decade of unrivalled success in golf’s Major Championships in which an astonishing number of Major Champions have relied on Golf Pride grips to claim the most coveted titles in golf.

In the last 40 Major Championships since 1999, an impressive 33 victories have been achieved by golfers who have been using Golf Pride grips. Broken down, 8 of the last 10 US Masters Champions, 7 of the last 10 US Open Champions, 10 of the last 10 Open Champions and 8 of the last 10 USPGA Champions have won their titles using Golf Pride grips.

Golf Pride’s success on both sides of the Atlantic has also continued in 2009 with 83% of tour professionals on The PGA Tour and 81% on the European Tour using Golf Pride grips.

“We are immensely proud of our astonishing record in the Major Championships over the past decade as it shows that year in, year out we continue to produce the best performing grips in the market,” said Conor Dillon, of Golf Pride Europe. “This is also supported by the fact that we have over 80% usage on both The PGA and European Tour’s.”

The colourful Golf Pride New Decade® MultiCompound hybrid rubber and cord grip continues to be the fastest growing grip in golf among tour players, highly-competitive amateurs, and everyday golfers.

Eaton’s Golf Grip Division is the world’s largest manufacturer of golf grips, with manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities on five continents. The division’s Golf Pride brand is recognized globally as the # 1 choice in grips among tour and recreational players, competitive amateur golfers, club manufacturers and club repairmen.

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