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Date/App# patent app List of recent Golf Ball-related patents
02/04/16
20160030819 
 Apparatus for practicing golf patent thumbnailApparatus for practicing golf
Provided is a target for golf practice. The target for golf practice includes a body, a sensing unit, a visual unit, and a controller.

02/04/16
20160030814 
 Enhanced golf ball and  its construction patent thumbnailEnhanced golf ball and its construction
The present invention relates to a new, improved, technologically enhanced golf ball and a method for its construction. The new technologically enhanced golf ball will be an improvement over existing golf balls and will be used in conjunction with other enhanced golf equipment to capture, analyze, score (i.e.

02/04/16
20160030812 
 Multi-layered cores with thermoplastic and thermoset layers for golf balls patent thumbnailMulti-layered cores with thermoplastic and thermoset layers for golf balls
Multi-piece golf balls containing a multi-layered core structure having layers with different hardness gradients and specific gravities are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity with metal material preferably dispersed in a first thermoset composition.
Acushnet Company


01/28/16
20160023083 
 Two-environment game play system patent thumbnailTwo-environment game play system
A game-play environment includes a tee box, a range surface, and a monitor. The tee box is configured to permit a player to hit a golf ball onto the range surface.
Origin, Llc


01/28/16
20160023073 
 System and  a golf game patent thumbnailSystem and a golf game
The present invention is directed to a system and method of golf-related leisure game. One or more targets is/are placed on an open playing field.

01/28/16
20160023069 
 Marker to determine a golf ball's original position on a course patent thumbnailMarker to determine a golf ball's original position on a course
A golf ball marker to indicate an original location of a ball on a course or provide guidance to a user of the original location of the ball is provided. The golf ball marker has a body with a top surface and a bottom surface, the top surface having a first indicium to indicate the golf ball marker is positioned on the course on top of the golf ball's original location and the bottom surface having a second indicium with a pointer to indicate a direction of the golf ball's original location relative to the golf ball marker when the golf ball marker is positioned on the course at a second location that is a predetermined distance away from the golf ball's original location..

01/28/16
20160023057 
 Multi-layer core golf ball patent thumbnailMulti-layer core golf ball
Golf balls comprising a multi-layer core and a cover are disclosed. The multi-layer core comprises a center and an outer core layer that are both soft relative to a hard intermediate core layer.
Acushnet Company


01/28/16
20160023056 
 Performance golf ball patent thumbnailPerformance golf ball
A golf ball having improved yardage performance for slow swing speed players without the same benefit of improved yardage for fast swing speed players. The golf ball preferably has a mass not exceeding 1.62 ounces and, more preferably is in the range of about 1.198 ounces to about 1.620 ounces; a diameter of preferably no more than about 1.680 inches and more preferably in the range of about 1.519 inches to 1.680 inches; and a density not to exceed about 0.653 ounces per cubic inches.

01/28/16
20160023055 
 Golf ball with single layer core having specific regions of varying hardness patent thumbnailGolf ball with single layer core having specific regions of varying hardness
A golf ball comprising a single layer core formed from a substantially homogenous formulation and comprising a geometric center and an outer surface; a hardness of the outer surface is greater than a hardness of the geometric center. An inner core region is disposed about the geometric center and has a first hardness that is less than those of the geometric center and the outer surface; an outer core region is adjacent the outer surface and has a second hardness that is greater than those of the geometric center and the outer surface; and an intermediate core region is disposed between the inner and outer core regions and extends radially from about 5 mm to about 15.75 mm from the geometric center and has at least a third hardness and a fourth hardness, each of which are related to the first hardness and the second hardness in various ways..
Acushnet Company


01/28/16
20160023054 
 Highly-neutralized thermoplastic copolymer center for improved multi-layer core golf ball patent thumbnailHighly-neutralized thermoplastic copolymer center for improved multi-layer core golf ball
Multi-layer golf balls comprising a center, intermediate layer, and cover are disclosed. The center is formed from a highly-neutralized acid copolymer composition..
Acushnet Company


01/28/16
20160023042 

Tracking assembly


A tracking assembly locates and tracks a golf ball. The assembly includes a remote processor and a remote transceiver coupled to a golf ball.

01/21/16
20160016063 

Golf swing ball impact teaching tool


A golf teaching tool to provide instant user feedback, while explaining and encouraging proper ball impact. The golf teaching tool includes a rectangular plate with a cutout section.

01/21/16
20160016048 

Multi-layer core golf ball


golf ball incorporating core consisting of: a solid inner core layer consisting of a peroxide cured polybutadiene rubber composition and having a diameter of 1.25 inches or less and a center shore c hardness (hcenter) of 50 or less; and an outer core layer consisting of a thermoplastic composition tc as defined herein and having a thickness of 0.400 inches or greater and an outer surface shore c hardness (houter surface) of 70 or greater, wherein houter surface>hcenter, and houter surface−hcenter≧40. The peroxide cured polybutadiene rubber composition may comprise a reaction product of polybutadiene and a sufficient amount of peroxide to form the solid inner layer having the center shore c hardness (hcenter) of 50 or less.
Acushnet Company


01/14/16
20160008686 

Club heads for adjusting vertical spin of a golf ball and methods of providing the same


Some embodiments include a club head for adjusting vertical spin of a golf ball. Other embodiments of related systems and methods are also disclosed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation


01/14/16
20160008676 

Golf club head, golf club, golf club performance evaluation method, and golf club and golf ball set


A golf club head having a face on which a slip quantity of a golf ball when the golf ball and the face collide with each other is 0.55 mm or less is provided.. .

01/14/16
20160008670 

Multi-layer golf ball


Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. .
Acushnet Company


01/14/16
20160008669 

Multi-layer golf ball


Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. .
Acushnet Company


01/14/16
20160008668 

Multi-layer golf ball


Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. .
Acushnet Company


01/14/16
20160008667 

Multi-piece solid golf ball


In a multi-piece solid golf ball having a core, an envelope layer, an intermediate layer and a cover, the surface hardnesses of the respective layers are set so as to satisfy specific relationships. Also, the initial velocities measured for the core, for a sphere obtained by forming the envelope layer over the core (envelope layer-encased sphere), for a sphere obtained by forming the envelope layer and the intermediate layer over the core (intermediate layer-encased sphere) and for the ball are set so as to satisfy specific relationships.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160008666 

Golf ball


An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball having a low spin rate on driver shots. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising 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) 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 crosslinking initiator and (d) a carboxylic acid having a benzene ring and/or a salt thereof, provided that the rubber composition further contains (e) a metal compound in case of containing only (b) the α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms as the co-crosslinking agent..
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160001185 

Method and systems for sports simulations


A sports simulator calculates the rotational and translational velocity of a sports object. The rotational velocity is calculated using image analysis.
Full-swing Golf, Inc.


01/07/16
20160001158 

Two-environment game play system


A game-play environment includes a tee box, a range surface, and a monitor. The tee box is configured to permit a player to hit a golf ball onto the range surface.
Origin, Llc


01/07/16
20160001135 

Multi-layered cores for golf balls based on ionomers


Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core of at least one layer and cover of at least one layer are provided. Thermoplastic ethylene acid copolymer ionomer compositions are used to form the core layers.
Acushnet Company


12/31/15
20150379388 

Golf ball incorporating ic chip


A golf ball includes an rfid tag provided with an ic chip and an antenna. A protective layer surrounds the outer periphery of the rfid tag.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375062 

Golf ball with thin moisture vapor barrier layer


A golf ball comprising a core, a cover and at least one moisture vapor barrier layer, wherein the moisture vapor barrier layer comprises at least one layer formed from graphene.. .
Acushnet Company


12/31/15
20150375061 

Multi-layer core golf ball


Golf balls having a very high positive gradient multilayer core are provided. The multilayer core includes an outer core layer and a very soft, low compression inner core layer.
Acushnet Company


12/31/15
20150375060 

Golf balls having foam inner core and themoplastic outer core


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.
Acushnet Company


12/31/15
20150375059 

Golf ball


An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball showing a low spin rate on driver shots and a high spin rate on approach shots. The present invention provides a golf ball having a low hardness part having a hardness in a range from 5 to 40 in shore d hardness or a lowest hardness point in a core hardness distribution in a region located at a distance from 36.0% to 65.0% of a radius of the golf ball from a center point of the golf ball..
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375058 

Golf ball


0.15≧(tp/tcmin)≦0.04. .

12/31/15
20150375057 

Golf ball materials based on blends of polyamide and acid anhydride-modified polyolefins


Multi-piece golf balls having at least one layer made from a polyamide non-ionomeric composition are provided. The polyamide composition consists essentially of about 40 to about 99% by weight polyamide; about 1 to about 60% by weight of an acid anhydride-modified polyolefin; and about 1 to about 60% of a fatty acid additive selected from the group consisting of fatty acid salts, fatty acid amides, and mixtures thereof.
Acushnet Company


12/31/15
20150375056 

Multi-piece golf ball


An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball showing low spin rate on driver shots and high spin rate on approach shots. The present invention provides a multi-piece golf ball comprising a spherical center, at least two envelope layers covering the spherical center, and a cover covering the envelope layers, wherein the envelope layers comprise at least a first envelope layer covering the spherical center, and a second envelope layer covering the first envelope layer, a material hardness (h0) of the spherical center, a material hardness (h1) of the first envelope layer, and a material hardness (h2) of the second envelope layer satisfy an equation of h0>h1>h2, and the material hardness (h2) of the second envelope layer is lowest among the material hardness of the center constituent material and material hardness of envelope layer constituent materials..
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375055 

Golf ball


An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball showing a low spin rate on driver shots and a high spin rate on approach shots. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a spherical center, at least two envelope layers covering the spherical center, and a cover covering the envelope layers, wherein an envelope layer (es1) formed from a material having a lowest material hardness among a center constituent material and envelope layers constituent materials, is disposed in a region located at a distance from 36.0% to 65.0% of a golf ball radius from a center point of the golf ball..
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375054 

Golf ball


Hm−hb≦2. .

12/31/15
20150375053 

Golf ball


L1 represents a ratio of a lift coefficient cl1 relative to a drag coefficient cd1, the lift coefficient cl1 and the drag coefficient cd1 being measured under conditions of a reynolds number of 1.290×105 and a spin rate of 2820 rpm. L2 represents a ratio of a lift coefficient cl2 relative to a drag coefficient cd2, the lift coefficient cl2 and the drag coefficient cd2 being measured under conditions of a reynolds number of 1.771×105 and a spin rate of 2940 rpm..

12/31/15
20150375052 

Golf ball


An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball excellent in hitting durability. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a spherical core and at least one cover layer covering the spherical core, wherein at least a part of the spherical core is formed from a rubber composition containing (a) a base rubber, (b) a co-crosslinking agent, (c) a crosslinking initiator, and (x) an olefin-alkyl (meth)acrylate copolymer, and a content of (x) the olefin-alkyl (meth)acrylate copolymer in the rubber composition ranges from 0.5 part by mass to 7.0 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of (a) the base rubber..
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375051 

Golf ball resin composition and golf ball


An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball exhibiting an excellent shot feeling and resilience, and a constituent material thereof. The present invention provides a golf ball resin composition having a bending stiffness (m3-12) ranging from 300 kgf/cm2 to 24,000 kgf/cm2 at a bending angle from 3° to 12°, a ratio (m3-12/m24-30) of the bending stiffness (m3-12) at the bending angle from 3° to 12° to a bending stiffness (m24-30) at a bending angle from 24° to 30° ranging from 0.20 to 2.00, and a slab hardness ranging from 30 to 65 in shore d hardness..
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375050 

Golf ball and manufacture


In a golf ball having a core and a cover of one or more layer encasing the core, an outermost layer of the cover is molded of a thermoplastic material selected from the group consisting of polyurethane, polyurea and mixtures thereof, and the surface of the cover is treated with a polyisocyanate compound that is free of organic solvent. A method of manufacturing the golf ball is also described.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375049 

Golf ball


A golf ball has a large number of dimples on a surface thereof. The golf ball meets the following mathematical formula (i): 1.320≦l1≦1.420 (i), where l1 represents a ratio of a lift coefficient cl1 which is measured under conditions of a reynolds number of 1.290×105 and a spin rate of 2820 rpm, relative to a lift coefficient cl2 which is measured under conditions of a reynolds number of 1.290×105 and a spin rate of 1740 rpm..
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375048 

Golf ball having oval dimples


The surface coverage sr of all dimples on the surface of the golf ball is at least 70%.. .

12/31/15
20150375047 

Golf ball


A golf ball 2 includes a large number of dimples 10 on a surface thereof. The surface has a northern hemisphere n and a southern hemisphere s.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.


12/31/15
20150374108 

Securing systems for gloves or other objects


Apparel, sporting equipment, and other items include magnetic securing systems (e.g., for holding a ball marker on a golf glove. Housings for such systems include a mount area defining a base surface that includes a magnet or is made from a magnetic material.
Nike, Incorporated


12/24/15
20150368452 

Golf ball material and golf ball


A golf ball material includes (a) one, two or more resin ingredients selected from among olefin-unsaturated carboxylic acid random copolymers, olefin-unsaturated carboxylic acid-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester random copolymers, and metal ion neutralization products of these copolymers, (b) one two or more resin ingredients selected from among polyethylenes, ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers and polyesters, and (c) the specific agent for compatibilizing components (a) and (b).. .
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.


12/24/15
20150367184 

Device and marking the surface of a spherical object while rotating the spherical object in any direction about its center


A device and method for marking a spherical golf ball component, comprising: at least one rotation support; at least one spherical golf ball component having a center and an outer surface; wherein each spherical golf ball component is mountable on the rotation support such that the spherical golf ball component is rotatable in any direction about its center; and at least one marking arm that marks the outer surface while the spherical golf ball component is rotating. At least one marking arm may be motionless while marking the spherical golf ball component, or the marking arm may be motionless at least temporarily while marking the spherical golf ball component, or the marking arm may be movable to mark the outer surface..
Acushnet Company


12/24/15
20150367181 

Low compression golf ball


Disclosed herein are two-layer and three-layer, low compression golf balls including a low compression single- or dual-layer rubber core and a single cover layer.. .
Acushnet Company


12/24/15
20150367180 

Low compression golf ball


Disclosed herein are two-layer, low compression golf balls including a low compression rubber core and a single cover layer.. .
Acushnet Company


12/24/15
20150367179 

Low compression golf ball


Disclosed herein are two-layer and three-layer, low compression golf balls including a low compression single- or dual-layer rubber core and a single cover layer.. .
Acushnet Company


12/24/15
20150367178 

Multi-piece solid golf ball


In a multi-piece solid golf ball having a core formed of a center core encased by an envelope layer, a cover having a plurality of dimples on its surface, and one or more intermediate layer disposed between the core and the cover, the center core and the envelope layer are each made of an elastic material, the radius r (mm) of the center core satisfies the condition 5≦r≦15, and the core has a cross-sectional hardness profile that satisfies specific conditions. This golf ball has an increased distance and a soft feel at impact, and also is able to prevent a decline in the durability to cracking..
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.


12/17/15
20150360095 

Golf club heads with frequency modulation devices and related methods


A golf club head including a strikeplate including a strikeplate stiffness, a strikeface, and backface opposite the strikeface. The head also includes a modulation mechanism at the backface, a plurality of frequency modulators, and a plurality of anti-stiffening features interspersed between the plurality of frequency modulators.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation


12/17/15
20150360088 

Golf ball retriever


A device for retrieving an object such as a golf ball. The retriever comprises a handle, a stationary member or loop that is rigidly attached to the handle, a reactive member or loop that is pivotally attached to the stationary member and a spring for biasing the reactive member substantially perpendicular to the stationary member.
Bag Boy, Llc


12/17/15
20150360086 

Golf ball dimple profile


golf ball dimples having a cross-sectional profile shape defined by the product of a base profile and one or more weighting functions are disclosed.. .
Acushnet Company


12/10/15
20150356748 

Method and sensing moving ball


Disclosed are an apparatus for sensing a moving golf ball and a method for sensing the moving golf ball using the apparatus. The apparatus includes an image acquisition unit for acquiring consecutive images of a ball, an image processing unit for extracting a feature portion of the ball from the acquired images, and a spin calculation unit for performing any one of forward operation analysis and inverse operation analysis to calculate spin of the ball..
Golfzon Co., Ltd.


12/10/15
20150352418 

Remote controlled golf ball ejection device


A remote controlled golf ball ejection device includes a generally cylindrical cup liner having an open top end, and a curved bottom end with an elongated hollow channel extending downward therefrom. A golf ball ejector is positioned at the bottom end of the channel and is in communication with a controller and a power source.

12/10/15
20150352415 

Golf club head with flexure


A golf club head including a crown, a sole, a hosel, a face and a flexure. The flexure provides compliance during an impact between the golf club head and a golf ball, and is tuned to vibrate, immediately after impact, at a predetermined frequency.
Acushnet Company


12/10/15
20150352409 

Golf ball holder and method thereof


An apparatus has a golf ball holder including a receiver assembly having a resilient wall. The resilient wall is configured to: (a) form a stressed shape in response to the application of a stressing force to the resilient wall of the receiver assembly, and in the stressed shape, a golf ball is releasable from the receiver assembly; and (b) form an unstressed shape in response to the removal of the stressing force from the resilient wall of the receiver assembly, and in the unstressed shape, the receiver assembly is ready to receive and to hold the golf ball..

12/03/15
20150343295 

Putter alignment guide bar


A putting alignment apparatus comprises a vertical portion and a horizontal portion that may exist separately as an alignment device, or integrated within the putter itself. The vertical portion of the alignment apparatus is configured to be attached to the club head and sized to extend vertically above the height of a golf ball.

12/03/15
20150343291 

Golf aid including heads up display


A golf aid including a practice mode for use while hitting a plurality of golf balls with a golf club includes a golf ball tracking system, a heads up display, and a processor. The golf ball tracking system tracks a plurality of golf ball trajectories, each corresponding to a respective golf ball being hit by the golf club.
Nike, Inc.


12/03/15
20150343275 

Putter alignment guide bar


A putting alignment apparatus comprises a vertical portion and a horizontal portion that may exist separately as an alignment device, or integrated within the putter itself. The vertical portion of the alignment apparatus is configured to be attached to the club head and sized to extend vertically above the height of a golf ball.

12/03/15
20150343274 

Multi-layered golf balls made with a thiol-ene composition


Methods for making multi-layered golf balls having at least one layer or coating made from a thiol-ene composition and the resultant golf balls are provided. A polymerizable composition comprising multifunctional thiol and -ene compounds is used to form the layer or coating.
Acushnet Company


12/03/15
20150343272 

Multi-layer golf ball


The present invention is directed to multi-layer golf balls including a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively soft or low modulus hnp, a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively hard or high modulus hnp, an inner cover layer formed from a thermoplastic composition, and an outer cover layer formed from a polyurethane or polyurea composition.. .
Acushnet Company


12/03/15
20150343271 

Golf ball


The present invention is directed to multi-layer golf balls including a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively soft or low modulus hnp and a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively hard or high modulus hnp.. .
Acushnet Company


12/03/15
20150343270 

Thermoplastic elastomer composites for stiff core golf balls and making same


A golf ball is provided that includes at least one layer of material that is a composite of thermoplastic and a second phase material that is dispersed within the thermoplastic. This material may be a blend of thermoplastic and elastomeric material.

12/03/15
20150343269 

Golf ball with ground down medial layer


A golf ball includes a core, one or more inlaid portions formed into the core, and a second layer disposed radially outward of both the core and the one or more inlaid portions. The core and the one or more inlaid portions cooperate to define a continuous spherical surface, and the core and the second layer cooperate to surround each of the one or more inlaid portions.
Nike, Inc.


11/26/15
20150335979 

Golf putting training aid


A golf putting aide, that can be used as part of an independent game using golf equipment, which aide has a large annular platter with a series of evenly spaced spokes thereon on the upper side, and slip impeding means on the underside. Each spoke, is radiused on both side faces thereof, to match the curvature of a golf ball, such that on impact a golf ball will roll down the spoke toward a center opening in the platter rather than ricocheting off at an angle of incidence post impact.

11/26/15
20150335976 

Golf swing wrist condition training device


In accordance with the present invention, there is provided various embodiments of a golf swing training device which is uniquely configured to maintain a desirable bent wrist condition through the entirety of the downswing (including golf ball impact) and follow-though or finish of the golf swing. More particularly, the training device constructed in accordance with the present invention allows the wearer/user to start the golf swing with the right wrist in its natural, generally flattened condition at address.
Kyron, Llc


11/26/15
20150335959 

Multi-layer golf ball


The present invention is directed to multi-layer golf balls including a layer formed from a relatively soft or low modulus hnp composition and a layer formed from a relatively hard or high modulus hnp composition. Optionally, the soft (or low modulus) hnp composition and/or the hard (or high modulus) hnp composition is plasticized or is replaced with a different plasticized acid copolymer composition..
Acushnet Company


11/26/15
20150335958 

Multi-layered cores for golf balls containing polyamide and ionomer layers


Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core of at least one layer and cover of at least one layer are provided. At least one of the core layers comprises a thermoplastic ionomer composition, preferably a highly neutralized ethylene acid copolymer.
Acushnet Company


11/26/15
20150335957 

Golf balls having dual-layered cores with metal-containing centers and thermoset outer cores


Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity and a surrounding outer core layer having a relatively low specific gravity.
Acushnet Company


11/19/15
20150328510 

Golf ball teeing device and use


A golf ball teeing device and methods of use are described. Embodiments of the golf ball teeing device include a swing arm rotatably coupled to a base.

11/19/15
20150328509 

Golf flag pole and golf game


A golf game flag pole for use in a golf game includes a rod having a base rod portion and an upper rod portion. A flexible element joins the base portion and the upper portion.
H & H, Llc


11/12/15
20150321065 

Training aid and training method


A golf training aid and golf training method are provided. The golf training aid includes a body portion, including a support, a first housing, and a second housing, a base portion, and an elevated target.

11/12/15
20150321058 

Utility club


The utility club is a new invention for golfer with back problems, which includes an existing reach cane. Instead of suction cup at the end of the cane, there is a retainer cup, with an adjustable pin to hold the golf ball in place when put in the ground, the retainer cup opens when the trigger handle is squeezed; there are two teeth at the front of the cup to hold a golf tee when closed; the hold at the top of the cup is for the golf ball to be placed in the cup; when ready to insert into the ground the ball and tee will stay in place when the tee is being inserted into the ground, opening the cup the ball will be on top of the tee which is in the ground..

11/12/15
20150321057 

Golf tee


Disclosed is a golf tee. The golf tee comprises a tee body having a head portion and a base portion longitudinally extending from the head portion and a ball-supporting section, provided on an upper surface of the head portion, including at least three supporting bumps located on a periphery of the upper surface of the head portion, wherein a spacing distance is formed between the adjacent two supporting bumps on a peripheral line of the periphery of the upper surface of the head portion so that a plurality of spacing distances are formed, and there is only one of the spacing distance being greater than the other spacing distances which are substantially equivalent with each other, thereby the flight distance of the golf ball will not be reduced and the accuracy of impacting the golf ball are increased..

11/05/15
20150314192 

Roulette drinking game


A roulette drinking game provides an apparatus and method of playing a drinking game wherein a concave table is provided with markings and recesses resembling those of a roulette wheel, indicating types and quantities of alcoholic beverages. The player spins a golf ball around the rim of the table.

11/05/15
20150314178 

Tethered golf tee


A tethered golf tee includes a golf tee connected to a clamp via a flexible cord or string. During use, the tee is inserted into the ground for supporting a golf ball, and the clamp is positioned on the ground adjacent the tee.

11/05/15
20150314169 

Golf balls having a multi-layered cover with a thermoplastic inner cover layer


Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided. In one version, a five-piece ball having a two-layered core and three-layered cover is formed.
Acushnet Company


11/05/15
20150314168 

Golf ball comprising a very-low melt flow inner cover layer composition


A golf ball including a core; an inner cover layer formed from a thermoplastic composition and having a thickness of about 0.005 inches to 0.40 inches and a surface hardness of about 60 shore d or greater; and an outer cover layer formed from a thermoset material and having a thickness of about 0.01 inches to 0.05 inches and a surface hardness of about 60 shore d or less. The thermoplastic composition has a first melt flow index at 280° c.
Acushnet Company


10/29/15
20150306468 

Contact state observation apparatus of golf ball and contact state observation golf ball


A contact state observation apparatus of golf ball can observe the contact phenomenon between a golf ball and a golf club which has been conventionally hidden and unobservable. The contact state observation apparatus of golf ball includes: launching means for launching a golf ball 10; an impact plate 20 with which the launched golf ball 10 impacts; and imaging means 30, provided opposite to the launching means across the impact plate 20, for shooting an image of the contact state between the golf ball 10 and the impact plate 20 at the time of impact of the golf ball 10.
Bridgestone Corporation


10/29/15
20150306467 

Portable golf accessory apparatus


A portable golf accessory apparatus capable of being worn on one's person during the game of golf having a container with a pouch capable of holding at least two golf balls, surrounded by a front, back, top and bottom and a first and second sides. The front of the container has a ball marker holder for holding a ball marker.

10/29/15
20150306466 

Medium gradient dual core golf ball


A golf ball includes an inner core layer having a first surface hardness and a geometric center hardness. The center hardness is less than the first surface hardness to define a first positive hardness gradient of about 1 to 12 shore c.
Acushnet Company


10/29/15
20150306465 

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 having a first slope, s1.
Acushnet Company


10/29/15
20150306464 

Multi-piece golf ball comprising low hardness gradient core


A golf ball includes a single core formed from a substantially homogenous rubber composition, an inner cover disposed about the core, and an outer cover. The inner cover includes an ionomeric material and has a hardness of about 60 shore d or greater.
Acushnet Company


10/29/15
20150306463 

Golf ball compositions


Disclosed herein are heterogeneous golf ball compositions comprising a thermosetting polymer matrix and discrete particles of thermoplastic polymer dispersed within the matrix.. .
Acushnet Company


10/29/15
20150306462 

Golf ball including a blend of highly neutralized acid polymers and manufacture


A golf ball having an inner core layer, an outer core layer enclosing the inner core layer, and a cover layer enclosing the outer core layer. The inner core layer includes a blend of a first highly neutralized acid polymer having a first vicat softening temperature and a first specific gravity, a second highly neutralized acid polymer having a second vicat softening temperature and a second specific gravity, and an ionomer-based masterbatch comprising an additive and an ionomer resin having a third vicat softening temperature and a third specific gravity.
Nike, Inc.


10/29/15
20150306461 

Golf balls and methods to manufacture golf balls


Embodiments of golf balls and methods to manufacture golf balls are generally described herein. In one example, a golf ball may include a plurality of round dimples and a plurality of non-round dimples.
Slick Golf, Llc


10/22/15
20150297968 

Securing device for golf having removable studs


The golf shoe holder with dismountable threaded cleats prevents the supporting foot of a person from moving when attempting to hit the golf ball with a golf club. This is achieved as the holder has two holes with different diameters: the large diameter is to be held between the cleats and the golf shoe sole, by means of the threads that both parts have, and the small diameter is where it holds on to the grass by means of a tee..

10/22/15
20150297964 

Projectile and throwing apparatus and game for projectile throwing


An improved projectile throwing apparatus is described comprising a handle, an elongate shaft, and a throwing head for throwing a projectile, such as a golf ball. The throwing head may be interchangeable with golf shafts of varied lengths, with lacrosse shafts, or other shafts to achieve accurate, long distance golf ball throws.

10/22/15
20150297959 

Golf club


A golf club having a face adapted to directly strike a golf ball thereon, a pipe-shaped shaft coupled to the club head, and a grip coupled to the top end periphery of the shaft, includes a first protrusion formed on one side of an internal surface of a face thereof; a second protrusion formed on the rear surface of the interior thereof in such a manner as to face the first protrusion and having a lubricating oil inlet passage formed thereon in such a manner as to be connected to the outside; a spring disposed engagedly between the first protrusion and the second protrusion; a bolt detachably mounted on the entrance of the lubricating oil inlet passage of the second protrusion; and an elastic structure slidingly operating along the spring in such a manner as to surround the spring.. .

10/22/15
20150297953 

Golf ball with scuff-resistant cover


Scuff-resistant golf ball covers and methods of manufacturing golf balls are described. The cover is made of a thermoplastic polymeric portion including at least one first, high molecular weight copolymer of ethylene/5-12 percent by weight acrylic or methacrylic acid or both/5-40 percent by weight alkyl acrylate or methacrylate or both; optionally at least one second, low molecular weight copolymer of ethylene/3-25 percent by weight acrylic or methacrylic acid or both; and a high molecular weight dipolymer of ethylene/acrylic acid that has a molar fraction of the acrylic acid monomer units within ±about 10% of a molar fraction of the α,β-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid monomer units of the at least one first copolymer.
Nike, Inc.


10/15/15
20150290511 

Penetration type screen for screen golf


A penetration type screen for screen golf is provided. A golf ball struck by a golfer is allowed to penetrate through the screen such that the struck golf ball disappears from view, thereby increasing the pleasance of golfing environments and a flying image of the golf ball is allowed to be displayed in the simulation image as the struck golf ball disappears from view, thereby further improving the realism of virtual golf, and wherein screen elements which constitute the penetration type screen are prevented from being opened even when golf balls repeatedly pass between the screen elements, thereby improving product reliability.

10/15/15
20150290509 

Golf club grip with feedback and improved stability


A grip for a golf club includes a grip section having an outer shell and an inner sleeve inside the shell. The sleeve has a channel for receiving an end of the shaft of a golf club.

10/15/15
20150290508 

Base-less, low-resistance golf mat tee


The subject invention discloses a base-less, low-resistance golf mat tee for supporting a golf ball when used in combination with a typical driving range golf mat. The base-less, low-resistance golf mat tee is comprised of a solid tubular shaft member with a distal end extending upwardly and terminating at its proximal end at the under-side surface of a flat, circular disc-shaped tee member of larger diameter that includes a multiplicity of bristles, foam fingers, or other low-resistance support means extending upwardly and attached or affixed to its top surface to provide angular support for the golf ball.

10/15/15
20150290507 

Multifunctional golf tee


The present device relates to a multifunctional golf tee which can show both functions of a long tee and a short tee. The multifunctional golf tee includes: a first body which has a sharp-pointed lower end to be stuck in the ground and a seating side formed on an upper end to allow a golf ball to be put on the seating side; a second body which has a recess formed on an upper end to allow the lower end of the first body to be inserted; a third body which has a hollow part having an inner diameter of the size that the lower end and a middle end of the first body are inserted into the hollow part of the third body and the upper end of the first body is not inserted into the hollow part but is seated thereon..

10/08/15
20150283437 

Composite golf ball-hitting mechanism


A composite golf ball-hitting mechanism includes a base, a plurality of golf tees, and a cover layer. A first track is disposed on the base to not only hold the golf tees of different sizes but also guide selected ones of the golf tees to a hitting position.

10/08/15
20150283432 

Golf balls having a center with surrounding foam outer core layer


Multi-layered golf balls having a dual-layered core and cover of at least one layer are provided. The dual-core construction includes a non-foamed inner core (center) made of a thermoplastic or thermoset composition such as polybutadiene rubber.

10/08/15
20150283431 

Golf ball with rubber core, layer, or both and method


golf ball comprising core, cover, and optional intermediate layer(s) has the core and/or intermediate layer(s) made by crosslinking a rubber composition including at least (a) 100 parts by weight polybutadiene having 85% to 100% cis-1,4 bond content; (b) about 10 to about 50 parts by weight of (i) a zinc, magnesium, or calcium salt of a first carboxylic acid with least two ethylenically unsaturated bonds and (ii) a zinc, magnesium, or calcium salt of a second carboxylic acid with one ethylenically unsaturated bond that is α,β to a carbonyl of a carboxyl group, wherein (b)(i) is about 50% by weight to 100% by weight of the combination of (b)(i) and (b)(ii); (c) a free radical initiator; and (d) an inorganic zinc, magnesium, or calcium compound. Further disclosed is a method of making this golf ball by molding and crosslinking the rubber composition to make the core or intermediate layer(s)..

10/08/15
20150283430 

Multiple colored golf ball


A method of golf ball surface covering including the steps of: placing a dimple pattern over a surface of a golf ball, where the dimple pattern includes a plurality of dimples; and applying at least one color to each dimple. In one particular embodiment, each color applied to each dimple is unique.

10/01/15
20150273300 

Interactive pressurized water miniature golf course


An improved miniature golf course provides water features which may advance, retard, or randomly impact the motion of the golf ball. The features may also wet the players by spraying them, forcing them to wade, misting them, etc.

10/01/15
20150273282 

Method and system for developing a golf ball construction


A method and system determine a plurality of golf ball construction characteristics that constitute a golf ball construction. Each of the plurality of golf ball construction characteristics is determined on the basis of at least a measurement related to a golf shot parameter value obtained from samples of a specific golfer's golf swing.
Nike, Inc.


10/01/15
20150273281 

Method of and forming a coating layer on a golf ball


A method of forming a coating layer on a golf ball includes spraying a first quantity of a coating composition onto the golf ball to form a partially-coated golf ball that has a first pole disposed in a top position, a second pole disposed in a bottom position, a diameter extending between the first and second poles, and an axis of rotation perpendicular to the diameter. After spraying the first quantity, the method includes rotating the partially-coated golf ball about the axis to translate the first and second poles such that the first pole is disposed in the bottom position and the second pole is disposed in the top position.
Nike, Inc.


10/01/15
20150273280 

Golf balls having multi-layered core with thermoplastic outer layer


Multi-piece golf balls containing a multi-layered core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, an intermediate core layer, and a surrounding outer core layer.
Acushnet Company


10/01/15
20150273279 

Golf balls having multi-layered cores with thermoset outer layer


Multi-piece golf balls containing a multi-layered core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, an intermediate core layer, and a surrounding outer core layer.
Acushnet Company


10/01/15
20150273278 

Golf ball


(2) a volume ratio of particles having a particle size ranging from 6 μm to 300 μm is 60% or more.. .

10/01/15
20150273277 

Golf ball


An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball excellent in shot feeling, flight distance and durability. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a spherical core and at least one cover layer covering the spherical core, wherein the spherical core is formed from a core rubber composition containing (a) a base rubber, (b) a co-crosslinking agent, (c) a crosslinking initiator, and (x) a crosslinked rubber powder; (x) the crosslinked rubber powder contains (x1) soft particles with a hardness difference (hs−hp) between a particle hardness (hp) of the soft particles and a surface hardness (hs) of the spherical core being 20 or more in jis-c hardness, and a hardness difference (hs5−hp) between the particle hardness (hp) of the soft particles and a hardness (hs5) at 5 mm point inside the surface of the spherical core being 15 or more in jis-c hardness; and the core rubber composition contains (x1) the soft particles in an amount of 1.0 mass % or more..
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.


10/01/15
20150273276 

Golf ball


[mp, mm and mc represent 10% modulus (kgf/cm2) of the paint film, intermediate layer and cover, respectively; tp, tm and tc represent thicknesses (mm) of the paint film, intermediate layer and cover, respectively; and x represents a molar ratio (nco/oh) of a nco group in the polyisocyanate composition to a oh group in the polyol composition.]. .

10/01/15
20150273275 

Nanocrystalline cellulose as an additive in golf balls


The present invention is directed to a golf ball and, more particularly, a golf ball having a polybutadiene based core, a cover disposed about the core, and optionally an intermediate layer disposed between the core and the cover. In one embodiment, at least one or more portions of the core, cover, or intermediate layer comprises a blend of thermoplastic or thermoset material and about 1 to 10 pphr of a nanocrystalline cellulose material..
Acushnet Company




Golf Ball topics: Magnetic Material, Hydrophobic Coating, Tetrafluoro, Superhydrophobic Coating, Polyhedron, Simulation, Carboxylic Acid, Elastomeric Material, Acid Anhydride, Fatty Acid Amide, Fatty Acid, Heterogeneous, Tracking System, Ion Source, Carbon Fiber

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