Power management company Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips division experienced a banner year on the PGA TOUR in 2015, claiming victories in 39 of the 47 official PGA TOUR events. Golf Pride’s 39 wins, which included a clean sweep of all 4 Major Championships, 4 FedEx Cup Playoff events and the 2015 PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP, accounted for 83% of all tournaments played.
Winners using Golf Pride grips during the 2015 season earned $57,852,000, with the nearest grip competitor tallying $5.8 million in comparison. In fact, players who trusted their games to Golf Pride earned a total of $255,480,000 on the PGA TOUR this year, accounting for 80% of all dollars earned. Furthermore, with an average of 80% of players on Tour choosing to use Golf Pride on any given week, the company estimates that over 25,000 Golf Pride grips were used in competition throughout the 2015 PGA TOUR Season.
“2015 was a remarkable season with 3 different TOUR players earning the #1 World Ranking, but regardless of which player held the top spot, Golf Pride was the grip choice of the #1 player in the world at all times,” said Brandon Sowell, global sales and marketing director for Golf Pride. “In fact, 9 out of the top 10 players in the Official World Golf Ranking trust their games to Golf Pride.”
To view Golf Pride’s robust lineup of products used on the 2015 PGA TOUR, 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 recognised 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 http://www.facebook.com/GolfPride
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 www.eaton.com.