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Lamkin makes cut for NGF honor


SAN DIEGO, 18 January 2018Lamkin Corporation, the original manufacturer of premium golf grips, is delighted to have been named in the top 100 businesses in golf in the National Golf Foundation’s biennial list that recognizes the most influential, successful and innovative companies, organizations and associations in the golf industry.

The National Golf Foundation has been fostering the growth and vitality of the game for over 80 years and as one of the few businesses in the game older than the Foundation, Lamkin truly appreciates the honor, as Bob Lamkin, CEO of Lamkin Grips explains, “The NGF has been providing objective market intelligence for nearly as long as we’ve been producing grips, so to receive their recognition of the business is very satisfying. We’ve worked very hard over recent years to make sure Lamkin has a future as bright as its illustrious past and it’s great to know that fact is being noticed.”

Based on criteria as wide ranging as revenue, influence, contribution to the growth of the game, prominence, growth & success, leadership, innovation and social good, the NGF top 100 aims to highlight those businesses that are of fundamental importance in the game, both to facilities and consumers. With this recognition under the belt and the companies widest range of new product set to launch this spring, Lamkin is heading into 2018 with as much promise as the NGF assessment suggests it should.

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Lamkin Grips' golf heritage dates back to 1925 when founder Elver B. Lamkin began manufacturing golf’s first leather grips. Today, the family-owned business delivers the industry's widest assortment of performance-enhancing golf grips that continue to earn loyal customers worldwide. Through their ongoing dedication to unequaled product quality and service support, Lamkin Grips is passionately committed to connecting golfers to a more confident, consistent and enjoyable game.