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Multi-piece solid golf ball

Multi-piece solid golf ball

Golf putting method

Golf putting method

Golf putting method

Golf balls having electronically - detectable inserts

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11/13/14
20140335975
 Golf balls having dual cores made of polybutadiene rubber / ionomer blends patent thumbnailGolf balls having dual cores made of polybutadiene rubber / ionomer blends
A multi-piece golf ball comprising at least one component made of a polybutadiene rubber/ionomer resin blend is provided. The ball preferably contains a dual-core comprising an inner core and surrounding outer core layer.
11/13/14
20140335974
 Multi-piece solid golf ball patent thumbnailMulti-piece solid golf ball
A multi-piece solid golf ball has a core, an envelope layer encasing the core, an intermediate layer encasing the envelope layer, and an outer layer which encases the envelope layer and has formed on a surface thereof a plurality of dimples. The core is made of an elastomer.
11/06/14
20140329621
 Golf putting method patent thumbnailGolf putting method
Golf putting method for striking a golf ball with a putter toward a hole, comprising the steps of taking a golf putter club comprising a shaft and a head extending itself at a lower end of the shaft, said head having a face to strike the ball; grasping the shaft, with or without interposition of a grip, at a distance from the head with at least the hand of the arm on the side of the hole, or leading hand; and positioning the leading hand on the shaft or the grip so that at least part of the shaft or the grip extends in the region between the thumb and the index of the leading hand and at least the palm side face of the proximal phalange of the auricular or little finger is not in contact with the shaft or the grip.. .
11/06/14
20140329618
 Golf balls having electronically - detectable inserts patent thumbnailGolf balls having electronically - detectable inserts
Golf ball with a central cavity (6, 23) having an rfid/electronic tag (4, 24) located therein. The tag is immersed in a medium (5) which, in response to striking of the ball, flows around the tag to damp transitional movement and vibration.
11/06/14
20140329617
 Golf club head with undercut patent thumbnailGolf club head with undercut
A golf club head having a translucent insert disclosed. The club head includes a body defining a striking face, a top line, a sole, a back, a heel, and a toe.
11/06/14
20140329611
 Golf putting practice device patent thumbnailGolf putting practice device
The present invention relates to a golf practice putting device comprised of a lower section and an upper section being rotatably attached via hinge means. Panel inserts have a felt material or other turf like material thereon, and are mountable on the sections.
10/30/14
20140323247
 Mutli-use golf device patent thumbnailMutli-use golf device
A multi-use golf device is able to be used as a golf tee and as a divot repair tool. The multi-use golf device includes two portions that move relative to one another to change a configuration of the multi-use golf device.
10/30/14
20140323246
 Multi-layer golf ball patent thumbnailMulti-layer golf ball
Golf balls consisting of a dual core and a dual cover are disclosed. The surface hardness of the outer core layer is greater than the material hardness of the inner cover layer, and is preferably 75 shore c or greater..
10/30/14
20140323245
 Golf balls having foam centers with non-uniform core structures patent thumbnailGolf balls having foam centers with non-uniform core structures
Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core and cover are provided. The ball contains an inner core made of a foam composition and surrounding outer core layer.
10/30/14
20140323244
 Golf balls having foam inner core and thermoset outer core layer patent thumbnailGolf balls having foam inner core and thermoset outer core layer
Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane.
10/30/14
20140323243
Polyamide compositions containing plasticizers for use in making golf balls
Multi-layered golf balls having at least one layer made of a polyamide composition containing a polyamide polymer and plasticizer are provided. The plasticizers help reduce the glass transition temperature (tg) of the composition and various plasticizers may be used.
10/30/14
20140323242
Golf ball
The present invention provides a golf ball that achieves a low spin rate on driver shots to thereby improve flight distance performance, and also has improved durability, especially at high clubhead speeds. The present invention relates to a golf ball including a core, at least one middle layer covering the core, and a cover covering the middle layer, wherein at least one piece or layer of the middle layer includes a material for a middle layer that includes a thermoplastic polyurethane with a slab hardness of 65 to 80 in shore d hardness and a ratio of upper yield stress (mpa) to lower yield stress (mpa) of not more than 1.60..
10/30/14
20140323241
Golf balls having foam center and thermoset outer core layer with hardness gradients
Multi-layered golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane.
10/30/14
20140322384
Insulated mold cavity assembly and method for golf ball manufacturing
An insulated injection molding cavity assembly for molding a thin or low flow material golf ball cover or mantle layer, comprises a cavity for defining a golf ball layer, the golf ball layer comprising a thickness that corresponds to a space defined by the cavity; a metal surface layer surrounding the cavity, and an insulating layer surrounding the metal surface layer. The metal surface layer thickness is decreased and the insulating layer thickness is increased with decreasing golf ball layer thickness..
10/23/14
20140315659
Dual core golf ball having a shallow "positive hardness gradient" thermoplastic inner core and a steep "positive hardness gradient" thermoset outer core layer
A golf ball includes an inner core layer including a thermoplastic highly-neutralized ionomer formed from a copolymer of ethylene and an α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acid, an organic acid or salt thereof, and sufficient cation source to neutralize the acid groups of the copolymer by 80% or greater. The inner core has a geometric center hardness and a surface hardness to define a first hardness gradient.
10/23/14
20140315658
Polyalkenamer compositions and golf balls prepared therefrom
A golf ball that includes (a) a core comprising a center; (b) an outer cover layer; and (c) one or more intermediate layers; wherein at least one of the core, the outer cover layer, or the intermediate layer comprises a composition that includes (i) at least one polyalkenamer and at least one polyamide or (ii) at least one polyalkenamer. A method for making a golf ball comprising a core, one or more intermediate layers and an outer cover layer is also disclosed, wherein the method includes forming a blend comprising at least one polyalkenamer rubber and at least one polyamide; and injection molding the blend into a spherical mold to form the intermediate or outer cover layer.
10/23/14
20140315656
Elliptical golf club grip
A golf club. The golf club includes a club head.
10/23/14
20140315655
Self-balancing putter
A self-balancing golf putter. The self-balancing golf putter includes a club head.
10/16/14
20140309057
Golf tee apparatus
A golf tee apparatus for altering a golf ball's launch angle from an initial launch angle to a final launch angle, and for simultaneously imparting a spin for increasing the ball's roll distance. The apparatus includes a penetrating element for inserting the tee into a surface.
10/16/14
20140309056
Golf ball cores having foam center and thermoset outer layers with hardness gradients
Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane.
10/16/14
20140309055
Multi-layered coes for golf balls having foam and thermoset layers
Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane.
10/16/14
20140309054
Novelty square golf ball
The “novelty square golf ball” is intended as a novelty item, having the same weight and approximate proportional dimensions with a plurality of dimples on the outer covering, resembling an ordinary spherical golf ball. The “novelty square golf ball” will be a cube in physical nature.
10/16/14
20140308444
Methods for making polyurea and polyurethane polymers and golf balls prepared therefrom
Methods for making golf balls having a cover made from polyurea and polyurethane compositions are provided. The methods for making the polyurea and polyurethane composition involve preparing an amine-terminated or hydroxyl-terminated first prepolymer by reacting a first isocyanate compound with a stoichiometric excess of polyamine or polyol (depending on the type of prepolymer desired).
10/09/14
20140302947
Compositions containing transparent polyamides for use in making golf balls
Multi-layered golf balls having at least one layer made of a polyamide composition containing a transparent polyamide polymer are provided. The transparent polyamide may be blended with other transparent or non-transparent polyamides.
10/09/14
20140302942
Putting training aid
A putting training aid including an elongated body, a reflective mechanism and a tee. The elongated body has an upper surface.
10/02/14
20140297007
System and method for detecting golf swing with a ball impact
The invention relates to a method, system, detection apparatus and computer program for recognizing a collision of a golf club with a golf ball. In the invention the recognition procedure is configured to be executed partly in a motion sensor (22) of a detection device (2), party in the processor unit (20) of the detecting device and a mobile information processing device (6).
10/02/14
20140295998
Combination golf stroke counter and ball marker
A combination golf stroke counter and ball marker is a disk-shaped apparatus having a counter disk base and a removable magnetic marker disk. The magnetic marker disk is held within the counter disk base by a securing magnet which is held within a central cylindrical magnet holder protrusion that extends upwards from a circular trough within the counter disk base.
10/02/14
20140295997
Process for designing rugged pattern on golf ball surface
(5) assigning dimples and a land to the surface of the phantom sphere based on contours of the new voronoi regions.. .
10/02/14
20140295996
Golf ball core having medium positive hardness gradient and high surface hardness
A golf ball includes a single solid core having a surface hardness and a geometric center hardness. The core has an outer diameter of about 1.5 to 1.62 inches.
10/02/14
20140295995
Golf ball having a thermoplastic positive hardness gradient inner core layer and a thermoset shallow positive hardness gradient outer core layer
A golf ball has an inner core layer including a thermoplastic highly-neutralized ionomer and having a geometric center hardness less than a surface hardness to define a first positive hardness gradient. An outer core layer is formed about the inner core and includes a homogenous thermoset composition.
10/02/14
20140295994
Golf ball
An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball traveling a great flight distance on driver shots. The present invention provides a golf ball having a spherical core and at least one cover layer covering the spherical core, wherein the spherical core is formed from a rubber composition containing (a) a base rubber, (b) an α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms and/or a metal salt thereof as a co-crosslinking agent, (c) a specific organic peroxide, and (d) a carboxylic acid and/or a salt thereof, provided that the rubber composition further contains (e) a metal compound in the case of containing only (b) the α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms as the co-crosslinking agent..
10/02/14
20140295993
Iron golf club head
An iron golf club head of a cavity type, specifically called a pocket type head, manufactured by forging to have a lowered center of gravity, capable of giving an excellent ball hitting sensation in hitting a golf ball. This iron golf club head is integrally provided by forging and includes a top 2 in an upper portion of the head, a face 3 at a front, a sole at a bottom, a back 5 at a rear.
10/02/14
20140295984
Golf training equipment
A training equipment usable to check the quality of the putt stroke comprising a base arrangeable on the ground and adapted to receive a golf ball in a predetermined position, magnetic flux detecting means applied to the base at least in front of and behind said predetermined position and so as to be visible from above the base, of the type adapted to visually show a trace depending on the variation of the pattern of the flux lines of the magnetic field applied to the base even after its removal; and at least a first magnet, preferably a permanent magnet, applied to the head base of a putter in correspondence of a part of the head intended in use to hit the ball, oriented so as to have while performing the putt stroke one of the poles facing the flux detecting means; a second magnet is available towards the flux detecting means with polarity opposite to the first so as to cancel the trace.. .
10/02/14
20140295924
Methods and systems for sports simulation
A sports simulator calculates the rotational and translational velocity of a sports object. The rotational velocity is calculated using image analysis.
09/25/14
20140287851
Golf ball compositions
Disclosed herein are heterogeneous golf ball compositions comprising a matrix formed from a thermosetting polymer composition and discrete particles of crosslinked rubber dispersed within the matrix.. .
09/25/14
20140287847
Golf training apparatuses and methods
A golf swing training apparatus, method and kit for allowing users to practice their golf swing are disclosed. Embodiments of the golf swing trainer include a collapsible and lightweight golf swing trainer that may be displayed on retail store shelves and transported in typical passenger vehicles without requiring separate delivery using delivery vehicles.
09/18/14
20140278207
Impact and sound analysis for golf equipment
Golf performance and equipment characteristics may be determined by analyzing the impact between a golf ball and an impacting surface. In some examples, the impacting surface may be a golf club face.
09/18/14
20140274475
Golf ball marker holder
A golf ball marker holder includes a pocket adapted to receive a disc with a diameter of between about ⅜ inch and 1 inch, a first magnetic disc in the pocket, and a second magnetic disc magnetically attached to the first magnetic disc with a portion of the pocket material therebetween. The golf ball holder may further include a ball marker disc magnetically attached to the second magnetic disc.
09/18/14
20140274473
Golf ball with soft coating and hard cover
A golf ball has a cover with a shore d hardness of at least about 59 and a coating on the cover that has at least one of (a) a pencil hardness of 2 b or less, (b) a sward hardness of about 40 or less, or (c) a hit (young's modulus)<20 n/mm2 and hmax>0.55 micrometer.. .
09/18/14
20140274472
Multi-piece solid golf ball
A multi-piece solid golf ball has a core, an envelope layer encasing the core, an intermediate layer encasing the envelope layer, and a cover which encases the intermediate layer and has formed on a surface thereof a plurality of dimples. The envelope layer is formed of an inner envelope layer, an intermediate envelope layer and an outer envelope layer.
09/18/14
20140274471
Golf ball compositions
This invention pertains to a golf ball which includes a core, optionally one or more intermediate layers; and an outer cover layer, and where one or more of the outer cover or intermediate layers includes a high acid carboxylated elastomer composition, which has an elastomer backbone and one or more carboxy and which is the reaction product of a carboxylated elastomer and an amine containing compound.. .
09/18/14
20140274470
Golf ball compositions
The present invention relates to a golf ball including a core, one or more mantle layers and an outer cover layer, and one or more of the core, one or more mantle layers or outer cover layer includes a partially hydrogenated polybutadiene having a viscosity at 200° c. Of less than about 5,000 pa-sec and a storage modulus (g′) at 1 hz and 25° c.
09/18/14
20140274469
Process for making thermoplastic golf ball material and golf ball with thermoplastic material
A thermoplastic golf ball material is made by combining and reacting (a) an unneutralized copolymer of ethylene and at least one of acrylic acid and methacrylic acid, which has from about 5 to about 12 percent by weight acid monomer; (b) a metallocene-catalyzed copolymer of ethylene and octene; (c) an unsaturated fatty acid; and (d) a metal cation in an amount sufficient to neutralize from about 65 to about 90% of the acid groups, to produce an ionomeric thermoplastic material. The ionomeric thermoplastic material may be used in a core, a cover, or a layer between a core and a cover of a golf ball..
09/18/14
20140274468
Golf ball construction
The present invention discloses a multi piece golf ball having a core having a center, an outer cover layer; and one or more mantle layers, where the core includes a modifier which is either a block copolymer having a number average molecular weight of from about 30,000 to about 300,000 composed of at least two blocks including aromatic vinyl units each having a number average molecular weight of about 2,500 to about 40,000 and at least one block containing a vinyl bond content of not less than about 40%, and having a peak temperature of primary dispersion of tan δ of at least 0° c., and consisting of isoprene or isoprene-butadiene units; or from about 1 to about 50 parts by weight of a triallylcyanurate; or a combination of the block copolymer and the triallylcyanurate. Also at least one of the one or more mantle layers comprises a block copolymer having a number average molecular weight of from about 30,000 to about 300,000 composed of at least two blocks consisting of aromatic vinyl units each having a number average molecular weight of about 2,500 to about 40,000 and at least one block containing a vinyl bond content of not less than about 40%, and having a peak temperature of primary dispersion of tan δ of at least 0° c., and consisting of isoprene or isoprene-butadiene units..
09/18/14
20140274467
Golf ball comprising silicone composition
A golf ball comprising a silicone composition and a method for making the golf ball by liquid injection molding.. .
09/18/14
20140274466
Golf ball
The invention provides a golf ball having a core encased by a cover of one or more layer, which cover is formed of a material composed primarily of a thermoplastic polyurethane material and containing also a lubricant composed primarily of a montanic acid ester. Paint film adhesion is not adversely affected even when the mold temperature during injection-molding of the golf ball is raised to 60° c.
09/18/14
20140274465
System of modularity for hollow game balls
Friction-fit, removable plugs for holes in hollow, perforated game balls, such as wiffle balls and practice golf balls. Plugging the holes allows users to adjust the flight and composition of the balls in various ways, including matching the distance of balls to the available space and to the players' abilities.
09/18/14
20140274453
Golf club head optimized for sound
A golf club head optimized for sound has a body that defines an interior cavity. The body includes at least one of a sole portion, skirt portion, or a crown portion.
09/18/14
20140274438
Fitting a golf ball using a strike characteristics detector
A system and method for ball fitting is disclosed. The system and method may use a swing characteristics detector.
09/18/14
20140274437
Vibration modes of faces for golf club heads or other ball striking devices
A ball striking device, such as a golf club head, includes a face having a ball striking surface configured for striking a ball and a body connected to the face and extending rearward from the face. The head further has an indicator associated therewith, the indicator identifying a golf ball based on a vibration mode of the golf ball, such that the club head is configured to be used to strike the golf ball on the ball striking surface.
09/18/14
20140265022
Golf ball manufacturing method
This invention provides a method of manufacturing a golf ball composed of a core encased by a cover of at least one layer using an injection mold. The method includes the step of using, as a cover-forming material, a resin composition which is composed primarily of a thermoplastic polyurethane material and includes a lubricant composed primarily of a montanic acid ester, and also controlling the mold temperature of the injection mold within the range of 30 to 60° c.; and the step of injection-molding the resin composition over the core with the injection mold controlled to the foregoing mold temperature..
09/18/14
20140265017
Golf ball manufacturing method
One or more type of (ii) resin pellets of a second kind composed primarily of (c) a thermoplastic polyurethane, then feeding the dry blend to an injection-molding operation and forming at least one cover layer.. .
09/18/14
20140260637
Impact and sound analysis for golf equipment
Golf performance and equipment characteristics may be determined by analyzing the impact between a golf ball and an impacting surface. In some examples, the impacting surface may be a golf club face.
09/18/14
20140260636
Impact and sound analysis for golf equipment
Golf performance and equipment characteristics may be determined by analyzing the impact between a golf ball and an impacting surface. In some examples, the impacting surface may be a golf club face.
09/18/14
20140260635
Impact and sound analysis for golf equipment
Golf performance and equipment characteristics may be determined by analyzing the impact between a golf ball and an impacting surface. In some examples, the impacting surface may be a golf club face.
09/11/14
20140256474
Golf ball core having medium positive hardness gradient and high surface hardness
A golf ball includes a single solid core having a surface hardness and a geometric center hardness. The core has an outer diameter of about 1.5 to 1.62 inches.
09/11/14
20140256473
Golf ball cores having foam center and polymeric outer layers with hardness gradients
Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane.
09/11/14
20140256472
Blends of polyamide and acid anhydride-modified polyolefins for use in golf balls
Multi-layered golf balls having at least one layer made of polyamide/acid anhydride-modified polyolefin blended compositions are provided. Preferably, a transparent polyamide is used.
09/11/14
20140256471
Dual core golf ball having negative-hardness-gradient thermoplastic inner core and shallow positive-hardness-gradient thermoset outer core layer
A golf ball includes a core including a thermoplastic inner core and a thermoset outer core layer. The inner core has a surface hardness of about 40 to 80 shore c and a center hardness of about 30 to 75 shore c.
09/11/14
20140256470
Multi-piece solid golf ball
A multi-piece solid golf ball comprising a core, an envelope layer encasing the core, an intermediate layer encasing the envelope layer, and a cover which encases the intermediate layer and has formed on a surface thereof a plurality of dimples, wherein the core is made primarily of a rubber material and has a diameter of at least 31 mm, the envelope layer and intermediate layer are each made primarily of the same or different resin materials and the cover is made primarily of polyurethane; intermediate layer and cover have an optimized thickness relationship; the core, envelope layer, intermediate layer and cover have optimized hardness relationships; and the core surface and core center have a large hardness difference therebetween. The golf ball has excellent flight performance and controllability acceptable to professionals and other skilled golfers, while also having excellent durability to cracking upon repeated impact and excellent scuff resistance..
09/11/14
20140256469
Multi-layered cores having foam inner core for golf balls
Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane.
09/11/14
20140256468
Method for dyeing golf balls and dyed golf balls
A golf ball of a first color is dyed to a second color with an anionic or nonionic disperse dye. Either or both of the cover or an optional clear coating layer on the cover comprises a member selected from the group consisting of polyurethanes, polyureas, polyamides, and combinations thereof, which can be dyed by the anionic or nonionic disperse dye..
09/11/14
20140250609
Method for dyeing golf balls and dyed golf balls
A golf ball of a first color is dyed to a second color with an anionic or nonionic disperse dye. Either or both of a pigmented coating layer or an optional clear coating layer on the pigmented coating layer comprises a member selected from the group consisting of polyurethanes, polyureas, polyamides, and combinations thereof, which can be dyed by the anionic or nonionic disperse dye..
09/04/14
20140248978
Multi-layer golf ball
Golf balls consisting of a dual core and a dual cover are disclosed. The surface hardness of the outer core layer is greater than the material hardness of the inner cover layer, and is preferably 75 shore c or greater..
09/04/14
20140248969
Golf club swing training apparatus
A golf club swing training apparatus designed to help golfers learn to selectively control a golf ball trajectory shape so that the ball is made to “bend” from right to left, or left to right. The apparatus is configured as an otherwise conventional golf club such as a driver, but wherein the shaft is spliced at a location along its length between the butt end and the head end.


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