Lamkin Grips

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Lamkin Golf Grips was founded in Chicago, Illinois by Elver B. Lamkin in 1925, making it America's first manufacturer of grips for golf clubs.[1][2]

Lamkin Golf Grips is currently run by the third generation of Lamkins, Robert J. Lamkin, who became the president and CEO in 2001.[1][2]

In 2004, Lamkin announced plans to raise $1m to help fund the battle against Prostate cancer, as a sponsor of the Prostate Cancer Foundation.[1] As of 2008, they had raised more than $400,000 for this cause.[2][3]

Lamkin's major endorsers included the late Arnold Palmer[4], as well as Justin Rose, Keegan Bradley, Miguel Jimenez, and Brandt Snedeker.


  1. ^ a b c "History". Lamkin Grips. Archived from the original on June 10, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-29.
  2. ^ a b c "Our History". Lamkin UK. Retrieved 2009-07-29.
  3. ^ "Lamkin". The Prostate Cancer Foundation. Retrieved 2009-07-29.
  4. ^ Palmer, Arnold. "Endorsements". Arnold Palmer. Retrieved 2009-07-29.

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