PINEHURST, NC… Golf Pride® a division of power management company Eaton and an industry leader in grip innovation, today announced that it was the leading swing and putter grip brand in play at the 2020 PGA Championship, with 86% of the field trusting Golf Pride grips.
Nine players who finished in the Top 10 and ties, including the champion, chose Golf Pride at the demanding TPC Harding Park. The winner trusted Golf Pride’s Z Grip Cord en route to capturing his breakthrough career major. In addition to touring professionals, 17 out of the 20 PGA Professionals who qualified to compete in the 2020 PGA Championship trusted their games to Golf Pride.
Golf Pride grips have been the choice for winners of the last 5 majors dating back to the 2019 Masters. Validating the breadth of the portfolio, Golf Pride had in play 5 different performance technology models among the top 13 finishers. (Z Grip Cord, Tour Velvet Cord, Tour Velvet, MCC and Tour Wrap 2G)
“As the kickoff event in a run of 7 Majors scheduled over the next 12 months, we are thrilled to pick up where we left off and start this unique championship run with an exciting victory,” Brandon Sowell, global director of sales and marketing for Golf Pride. “We are honored that Golf Pride is trusted by so many of the world’s most discerning golfers and that we continue to play a role in the game’s biggest moments as a result.”
Each week, Golf Pride is the leading grip played from tee-to-green on the PGA TOUR with an average of 80% of pros choosing Golf Pride swing grips in each event, without any paid endorsements.
For more information on Golf Pride’s 2020 product offering, visit http://www.golfpride.com.
Eaton’s Golf Pride Grips Division is one of 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.
Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently, and more reliably. Eaton’s 2019 revenues were $21.4 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 95,000 employees. For more information, visit Eaton.com.