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 Golf club head with flexure patent thumbnailGolf club head with flexure
A golf club head including a crown, a sole, a hosel, a face, a flexure, and a weight member. 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


 Golf club head having a stress reducing feature and shaft connection system socket patent thumbnailGolf club head having a stress reducing feature and shaft connection system socket
A golf club incorporating a stress reducing feature and a shaft connection system socket. The location and size of the stress reducing feature and the shaft connection system socket, and their relationship to one another, selectively increase deflection of the face and provide stability of the shaft connection system..
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc


 Golf club heads with apertures and methods to manufacture golf club heads patent thumbnailGolf club heads with apertures and methods to manufacture golf club heads
Embodiments of golf club heads with apertures and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation


 Golf clubs with adjustable loft and lie and methods of manufacturing golf clubs with adjustable loft and lie patent thumbnailGolf clubs with adjustable loft and lie and methods of manufacturing golf clubs with adjustable loft and lie
Embodiments of golf clubs with adjustable loft and lie and methods of manufacturing golf clubs with adjustable loft and lie are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation


 Sounds generator for golf practice patent thumbnailSounds generator for golf practice
The present invention relates to a sound generator for golf practice and includes: a main body having a sound generating portion from which sound is generated and a curved portion for supporting a golf club; and gripping means for keeping the golf club fixed to the curved portion. This sound generator has a structure from which sound is varied according to the speed of a swing as air enters in the direction in which a golf club is swung.

 Golf club head cover with repositionable closures and related methods patent thumbnailGolf club head cover with repositionable closures and related methods
Implementations of golf club head covers may include a body portion defining an internal cavity for receiving a golf club head, the internal cavity exposed at an opening in the body portion, a flap coupled to the body portion and configured to cover the opening of the body portion, a guide strip coupled to the flap, a strap holder configured to move along the guide strip slidably coupled to the guide strip, and a strap coupled at an end of the strap holder, wherein the strap is configured to secure the flap over the opening through coupling to a front face of the body portion.. .

 Golf club patent thumbnailGolf club
A golf club has within the grip a main device, a connector, a wireless module, an antenna, a light emitting element, and an optical fiber. The main device is a device that includes a sensor such as a motion sensor, a circuit such as a cpu, and a battery.
Yamaha Corporation


 Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads patent thumbnailGolf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads
Examples of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club head may include a body portion with a toe portion, a heel portion, a rear portion, a front portion with a strike face, a sole portion, and a top portion with a plurality of weight ports.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc


 Golf putter patent thumbnailGolf putter
Golf clubs, and more particularly to a golf putter and a club head for a putter are disclosed. In one embodiment, the club head has a body having a club face, a first extension portion at the first end of the club face extending in a direction either outwardly, or rearwardly and outwardly away from the center of the club face; and a second extension portion at the second end of the club face extending in a direction either outwardly, or rearwardly and outwardly away from the center of the club face.
Pelican Golf, Inc.


 Golf club heads with frequency modulation devices and related methods patent thumbnailGolf club heads with frequency modulation devices and related methods
Embodiments of golf club heads with frequency modulation devices are presented herein. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation


Golf club head or other ball striking device with weighted body member

A ball striking device, such as a golf club, includes a head that 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. A face member formed primarily of a metallic material forms the face, and a body member is connected to the face member and extends rearward from the face member to form at least a portion of the body.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Iron-type golf clubs and golf club heads

In general, aspects of this invention relate to blade-type iron golf clubs or golf club heads. The blade-type golf club head may comprise a body forged of a metal material.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club head may include a body portion with a toe portion, a heel portion, a top portion, a sole portion, a back portion, and a front portion.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

An assisting a player playing golf

An apparatus (10) for assisting a player playing golf is disclosed. The apparatus includes a club connector (14) for connecting part of the apparatus to a golf club.
Mustachio Ltd.

Golf swing training device

An easily assembled and disassembled portable golf swing training device includes plural interconnected elongated, linear rods and arms for the development of proper golf club takeaway, backswing and downswing mechanics. The position of the golf club during the swing is compared with generally accepted swing parameters, and club positions not within acceptable limits are evidenced by easily detected golf club contact with one or more of the device's aims which are all adjustable in length and position depending upon individual golfer characteristics, and which are pivotally mounted, padded and flexible to avoid injury as well as damage to the inventive device or to a golf club.

Golf club head and manufacturing golf club head

A golf club head and method of manufacturing are disclosed. Other embodiments are also disclosed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Putter-type golf club head

Putter-type golf club head that, when oriented in a reference position, includes a striking wall extending in the heel to toe direction and defines a substantially planar striking face for hitting a golf ball. A central elongate member is in communication with, and extends rearward from, the striking wall.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club head

An iron-type golf club head includes a striking face; a base surface opposite the striking face; and a perimeter weighting element surrounding the base surface and including a top-line portion, a sole portion, a heel portion, and a toe portion. A first auxiliary cavity is delimited by the perimeter weighting element and a first perimeter wall, the first perimeter wall coupled to the sole portion and to the heel portion of the perimeter weighting element.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club head may include a hollow body portion having a front portion, a rear portion, a toe portion, a heel portion, a bottom portion, a top portion, a plurality of ports on the bottom portion and a plurality of inner support portions in the hollow body portion.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club head may include a hollow body portion having a front portion, a rear portion, a toe portion, a heel portion, a bottom portion, a top portion, a plurality of ports on the bottom portion and a plurality of inner support portions in the hollow body portion.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club head may include a hollow body portion having a front portion, a rear portion, a toe portion, a heel portion, a bottom portion, a top portion, a plurality of ports on the bottom portion and a plurality of inner support portions in the hollow body portion.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club head or other ball striking device having multi-piece construction and manufacturing

A ball striking device has a head that includes a metal face configured for striking a ball, a rearwardly extending metal band, a top piece, and a bottom piece. The metal band has a first end extending from one side of the face, a second end extending from the opposite side of the face, and a rear portion extending between the first and second ends and defining at least a portion of the rear periphery of the head.
Nike, Inc.

Golf club system with interchangeable golf club heads

A system of interchangeable club heads sharing one or more shafts and golf bag for carrying the club heads and one or more shafts. The club heads contain a shaft segment to set club length and a coupler to interconnect to the shaft and grip.

Display method, display apparatus, motion analysis system, motion analysis program, and recording medium

A display method includes acquiring first attitude information of the hands of a subject holding an exercise equipment during standing still on the basis of an output from an inertial sensor (sensor unit) which measures a swing action of the subject (user) performing a swing with the exercise equipment (golf club) and is attached to at least one of the exercise equipment and the subject, acquiring second attitude information of the hands of the subject holding the exercise equipment at impact on the basis of an output from the inertial sensor, and displaying at least one of the first attitude information and the second attitude information.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Golf training aid

A golf swing training aid comprising a base member, a primary support member emanating upward from the base member, a primary guide rail secured to the primary support member, a backswing guide rail secured to the primary guide rail in the form of an elongate, curved rail which guides a golf club shaft during a golfer's backswing, a swing transition aid secured to a downswing guide rail which operates to guide the club from the top of a golfer's backswing to the beginning of a downswing, the downswing guide rail secured to the primary guide rail in the form of an elongate, curved rail which guides a golf club to a golfer's ball-striking position and a follow-through guide means secured to the primary guide rail in the form of an elongate, curved rail which facilitates the guiding of a golf club shaft to the completion of the golf swing.. .
Golf Gruva, Llc

Golf club rack

A golf club rack for transport and organization of golf clubs, via securement of the golf club rack to a cart, is provided, that includes lower and upper tubular horizontal members, end braces for each, and tubular vertical members extending between the end braces, the lower tubular horizontal members also including a plurality of sockets with openings for insertion of a golf club handle, and a platform attached to the upper tubular horizontal member and including clips for securing a golf club thereto, whereby respective golf clubs inserted into a respective socket opening, and extending toward the upper tubular horizontal member are securable to a respective clip.. .

Adjustable loft golf club head

A golf putter club head that is adjustable in loft. A face component with a blade adjustably engages a housing component that is attachable to a golf club shaft.

Golf club head with depression

A golf club head comprising a crown defining an upper surface of the golf club head; a sole defining a lower surface of the golf club head, wherein said sole is substantially convex in shape; a skirt extending between the crown and the sole; a face defining a ball-striking surface and intersecting said sole at a leading edge; an interior cavity defined by said crown, sole, skirt, and face; a coordinate system with an x-axis located horizontal to said face, a y-axis located vertical to said face, and a z-axis located through said face, said z-axis and said x-axis parallel to a ground plane when said golf club head is held at address on said ground plane; a depression formed in said sole, wherein said depression is substantially concave and protrudes inwards towards said interior cavity of said golf club head.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club head may include a body portion with a face portion, a toe portion, a top portion, a sole portion, and a back portion with at least one weight portion.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club heads and methods of manufacturing golf club heads

A golf club head with grooves is described herein. Other embodiments are disclosed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head cover

A golf club head cover. Implementations may include a body portion defining an internal cavity for receiving a golf club head, a first flap disposed on the body portion and including a first magnetic fastener, and a second flap disposed on the body portion and including a second magnetic fastener.

System and cleaning a golf club

A golf club cleaning system is provided. The golf club cleaning system may include a golf club and a brush assembly.

Golf club cleaning device

A golf club cleaning device for cleaning golf clubs includes a panel that comprises cloth. A slot is positioned adjacent to a bottom edge of the panel.

Golf club heads

Putters include a putter body having a ball striking face member made of a material having a first hardness characteristic. A cavity is defined in the putter body behind the ball striking face member, and plural openings are defined in the ball striking face member extending rearward with respect to the ball striking face member and into the cavity.
Nike, Inc.

Golf clubs and golf club heads

golf club heads include an exposed ball striking surface at a top-to-bottom center line of the ball striking face having a first material and a second material of different hardnesses. A top-to-bottom cross section of the exposed ball striking surface at the top-to-bottom center line of the ball striking face has a structure that includes a plurality of grooves including: (a) a first groove having a first edge made of the first material and a second edge made from the second material, and (b) a second groove having its opposing edges made of the first material..
Nike, Inc

Method, apparatus, and system for golf product reconfiguration

A computer program is disclosed for reconfiguring a property-adjustable golf club. The program receives data input corresponding to a current configuration of an adjustable feature of the golf club, and data input corresponding to trajectory adjustment information.
Sri Sports Limited

Golf club and golf club head with a sole cavity feature

A golf club includes a shaft and a club head for a metal wood type club. The club head includes a ball striking face, a heel, a toe, a rear, a crown and a sole.
Nike, Inc.

Golf club crown alignment, aiming and shot shaping aid

A golf club head of a non-putter golf club comprising a crown and a sole located opposite the crown, a heel end and a toe end located opposite the heel end, a striking surface, and a design applied to the crown, which design comprises: a vertical line parallel to the striking surface, and a first set of diagonal lines consisting of one or more entirely straight lines, wherein: a) none of the lines of the first set of diagonal lines is parallel or perpendicular to the vertical line, b) no two lines of the first set of diagonal lines are parallel or perpendicular to each other, c) each line of the first set of diagonal lines forms an acute angle with a plane parallel to the striking surface, which plane passes through the endpoint of said line located nearer to the striking surface, and d) the lines of the first set of diagonal lines converge towards the heel end, and diverge towards the toe end.. .

Special golf swing training aid

This is an improved golf practice device usable for practice under replicated golfing conditions. It relates to a golf practice device with a retrievable tethered ball and which is usable for practice under replicated golfing conditions.

Golf swing plane training aid device

A golf swing plane training aid device for use with a golf club is presented. The training aid device includes an ellipsoid shaped body having two reference endpoints and two forearm guides adapted to fit forearms of a golfer.

Golf club with improved weighting

A plurality of two or more golf clubs with improved weighting characteristics is disclosed. More specifically, the present invention discloses a specific relationship between the mass mclub of the golf club and the length lclub to help improve the performance of the golf club.
True Temper Sports, Inc.

Golf club having concentrated weighting

A golf club head including a multi-piece construction. The golf club head includes a plurality of body components coupled at a seam.
Acushnet Company

Golf swing analysis from pre-strike sound

A system, device, and methods include or utilize a microphone, a processor, and a user interface. The microphone senses sound and in response outputs a sound signal indicative of the sound.
Nike, Inc.

Method and system of manufacturing a golf club, and a manufactured golf club head

A method of manufacturing a custom golf club, the method including measuring swing dynamics of a user, determine club design parameters based on the measure swing dynamics of the user, generating a computer model representing an custom golf club head based on the determined design parameters, and manufacturing the custom golf club head based on the generated computer model using additive layer manufacturing processes using powder material and a high energy beam.. .
Krone Golf Limited

System and weighting a golf club

A system and method for weighting a golf club. The system is configured to adjust the overall club weight and the weight balance of a golf club..
Acushnet Company

Grip for sporting goods and golf club

An object of the present invention is to provide a grip for sporting goods containing an acrylonitrile-butadiene based rubber as a base rubber and having an excellent grip performance and sustainability of grip performance under a wet condition. The present invention provides a grip for sporting goods comprising an outermost surface layer formed from a surface layer rubber composition, wherein the surface layer rubber composition contains (a) a base rubber and (b) a resin having a softening point in a range from 5° c.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Co-forged golf club head and manufacture

A co-forged iron type golf club is disclosed. More specifically, the present invention discloses a co-forged iron type golf club with the body portion made out of a first material and at least one weight adjustment portion monolithically encased within the body portion of the co-forged iron type golf club head without the need for secondary attachment or machining operations.
Acushnet Company

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, the method of manufacturing a golf club head may include providing a body portion and providing a plurality of weight portions.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a method of manufacturing a golf club head may include providing a body portion and providing a plurality of weight portions.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Aerodynamic golf club head

An aerodynamic golf club head with a low center of gravity and producing reduced aerodynamic drag forces. The club head has crown section attributes that impart beneficial aerodynamic properties..
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc

Golf club head with structural columns

A golf club head having multiple structural columns is disclosed herein. A body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a crown or return section, and defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head

The golf club head includes a crown portion, a face portion and a sole portion. The crown portion is formed to have an average thickness, in a range of a predetermined length toward a back side from a boundary between the crown portion and the face portion, that changes moving toward the heel side from the toe side..
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club head

The golf club head includes a crown portion, a face portion and a sole portion. The crown portion is formed to have an average thickness, in a range of a predetermined length toward a back side from a boundary between the crown portion and the face portion, that is larger in a vicinity of a center in a toe-heel direction than at a toe side and a heel side..
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Set of golf clubs

A set of golf clubs including golf club heads having improved mass distribution characteristics. The set includes golf club heads having a club head main body including a hitting face and a face support, a muscle back shell and a weight insert..
Acushnet Company

Golf club heads with stronger, more flexible, and lighter materials

Described herein is a golf club head comprising a faceplate, and a body, at least one of the faceplate and the body comprising a stronger, more flexible, and/or lighter having a density, a yield stress, a modulus of elasticity, a specific strength measured as the ratio of the yield stress to the density, and a specific flexibility measured as the ratio of the yield stress to the modulus of elasticity.. .
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head with adjustable center of gravity

A golf club head comprising multiple means of adjusting the location of the center of gravity, and the bias, is disclosed herein. In a preferred embodiment, the golf club head comprises a non-metal medallion comprising a channel that is affixed to one of the crown and the sole, a slidable weight sized to fit within the channel, and a cover that attaches to the medallion and locks the slidable weight within the channel at a location selected by a user.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head

The golf club head includes a crown portion, a face portion, a sole portion, at least one recessed portion formed in one of the crown portion and the sole portion, at least one weight member configured to be attached to the recessed portion. The weight member has an upper surface, a lower surface and a side surface.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club with movable weight

A golf club head including an elongate weight receptacle; a weight retainer located in the weight receptacle; wherein the weight receptacle includes a plurality of weight mounts; wherein the weight retainer is configured to slide along the weight receptacle between each of the plurality of weight mounts when the weight retainer is unlocked, and wherein the weight retainer is configured to reside in any of the plurality of weight mounts when the weight retainer is locked; wherein the weight retainer includes a rotating portion and a non-rotating portion, the rotating portion rotatably affixed to the non-rotating portion; wherein 90 degrees of rotation of the rotating portion in a first direction relative to the non-rotating portion locks the weight retainer, and wherein 90 degrees of rotation of the rotating portion in a second direction relative to the non-rotating portion unlocks the weight retainer.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf club having removable weight

A golf club head, including a hosel, a striking face, a sole extending aftward from a lower edge of the ball striking face, a crown extending aftward from an upper edge of the ball striking face, a skirt extending between the sole and the crown, a plurality of weight mounts disposed on at least one of the sole, the crown, and the skirt, and a weight retainer configured to engage the weight mounts, wherein each of the plurality of weight mounts comprise a locking feature, wherein the weight retainer comprises an engagement feature configured to engage the locking feature, wherein the engagement feature and the locking feature are configured to releasably lock the weight retainer to the golf club head in less than one full rotation of the weight retainer relative to the golf club head around an axis of rotation.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf club head having optimized ball speed to ct relationship

A golf club head comprising a body, a variable face thickness pattern, and a plurality of solid metal stiffening rods, and which satisfies the equation vballnorm≧0.0356x+140.82, is disclosed herein. The body comprises a face, a sole, and a return section, and defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head with structural columns

A golf club head having multiple structural columns is disclosed herein. A body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a crown or return section, and defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a method may include providing a body portion with a toe portion, a heel portion, a top portion, a sole portion, a back portion, and a front portion.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a method may include providing a body portion and a plurality of weight portions.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club head

Provided is a golf club head including a head body that has a hollow structure, a rib, and a welding bead. The head body has a first region.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club with movable weight

A golf club head having an exterior surface opposite the hollow golf club interior, the body having a center of gravity, wherein the body comprises an elongate weight receptacle, a weight retainer located in the weight receptacle, wherein the weight receptacle comprises a plurality of weight mounts, wherein the weight retainer is configured to slide along the weight receptacle between each of the plurality of weight mounts when the weight retainer is unlocked, and wherein the weight retainer is configured to reside in any of the plurality of weight mounts when the weight retainer is locked, and wherein the weight receptacle comprises a weight receptacle installation feature configured to receive the weight retainer, wherein the weight receptacle installation feature is located between two of the plurality of weight mounts, wherein the two of the plurality of weight mounts are located adjacent one another.. .
Acushnet Company

Iron-type golf clubs and golf club heads

An iron-type golf club head includes a ball striking face and a rear weight member that are engaged through one or more resilient members with a connection structure that creates a mass-damping effect at impact with a golf ball.. .
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Iron type golf club head

Iron-type golf club heads are disclosed having a heel portion, a sole portion, a toe portion, a top-line portion, a front portion, a rear portion, and a striking face. The iron-type golf club heads include a flexible boundary structure (“fbs”) that is provided at one or more locations on the club head.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Golf club head

A head 2 includes a head body h1 and a face plate p1. The face plate p1 includes a plate front surface f1 having a hitting face 4, and a plate back surface b1.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Balanced set of iron type golf clubs

A set of golf clubs with a plurality of at least two combinations of different lengths of a minimum of three golf clubs in each combination having progressive lofts that are matched to provide identical swing characteristics requiring unique loft and club length progressions to provide consistent yardage spacing between irons within a combination and between combinations. Each club in a combination is further defined by the shaft having an equal length; an identical swing weight, an identical grip weight and an identical head weight..

Golf club

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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.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Method of balancing a golf club head using a balancing fulcrum.

This invention is directed toward a method that uses a balancing device to find the balance center of a golf club head. It is specifically applicable to finding the “sweet spot” of putters.

Golf club head balancing fulcrum

This invention is directed toward a balancing device that can be used to find the balance center of a golf club head. It is specifically applicable to finding the “sweet spot” of putters.

Golf club with improved weighting

A golf club with improved weighting characteristic is disclosed. More specifically, the present invention discloses to a golf club wherein the improved weighting distribution stems from an increase in the mass of the golf club at a specific distance away from the butt end or proximal end of the golf club head to help increase the feel and minimize the dispersion of the golf shot by minimizing the pull and or draw tendencies of a golf shot..
Acushnet Company

Golf tee structures, assemblies, and systems with improved accuracy

Golf is waning in popularity partly because of the difficulty of becoming a good player. A key aspect of this difficulty is in using a golf club to drive a ball in a desired direction.

Golf club grip

Provided is a grip for a golf club having a body with an axial passage extending substantially the length of the body and an air passage extending through a side wall of the body into the axial passage to allow air to escape from the axial passage as the shaft of the golf club is advanced into the axial passage.. .
Winston Products Llc

Golf club head having face stress-reduction features

A golf club head comprising a body, at least one weight cartridge, and a plurality of hollow tubes is disclosed herein. The body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a return section, and also defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head having a stress reducing feature with aperture

A golf club incorporating a stress reducing feature, including an aperture, located at least partially on the sole of the club head. The location and size of the stress reducing feature and aperture, and their relationship to one another, play a significant role in selectively improving the performance of the golf club..
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Golf club head with structural columns

A golf club head having multiple structural columns is disclosed herein. A body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a crown or return section, and defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Metal wood club

A golf club head including a body having a face, a sole, a crown, and a skirt joining the face, sole and crown, the body having a center of gravity, wherein the body includes an open end and a terminal end, the terminal end opposite the open end, a weighted insert having a heavy end and a lighter end, the lighter end opposite the heavy end, wherein the cavity is configured to receive the weighted insert through the open end, wherein the cavity is configured to receive the weighted insert through the open end in both a first configuration and a second configuration, and wherein said weighted insert comprises a slideable flange.. .
Acushnet Company

Metal wood club

A golf club head including a body having a face, a sole, a crown, and a skirt joining the face, sole and crown, the body having a center of gravity, wherein the body includes an open end and a terminal end, the terminal end opposite the open end, a weighted insert having a heavy end and a lighter end, the lighter end opposite the heavy end, wherein the cavity is configured to receive the weighted insert through the open end, wherein the cavity is configured to receive the weighted insert through the open end in both a first configuration and a second configuration, and wherein said weighted insert comprises a heavy portion comprising a high density portion and an abutment member.. .
Acushnet Company

Metal wood club

A golf club head having a body having a first receptacle having ant aperture and a weight retention member affixed to the receptacle, the weight retention member having an opening, the weight retention member configured to receive a weighted insert, wherein at least a portion of the receptacle is located on the sole, wherein the receptacle includes a pair of perimeter walls, each of the perimeter walls substantially perpendicular to the sole adjacent the perimeter walls, wherein the pair of perimeter walls are separated by the aperture and are substantially parallel to one another.. .
Acushnet Company

Metal wood club

A golf club head including a body having a face, a sole, a crown, and a skirt joining the face, sole and crown, the body having a center of gravity, wherein the body includes an open end and a terminal end, the terminal end opposite the open end, a weighted insert having a heavy end and a lighter end, the lighter end opposite the heavy end, wherein the cavity is configured to receive the weighted insert through the open end, wherein the cavity includes a head locking member, wherein the weighted insert includes an insert locking member, wherein the head locking member includes a shelf and the insert locking member includes a flange, the flange configured to abut the shelf when the insert locking member is in a locked position; and a spring located between the insert locking member and the terminal end of the cavity.. .
Acushnet Company

Metal wood club

A golf club head having a body having a first receptacle having a first aperture, a second receptacle having a second aperture, and a first weight retention member affixed to the first receptacle, the first weight retention member having an opening, at least a portion of the first weight retention member extending through the first aperture into the hollow golf club interior; a second weight retention member affixed to the second receptacle, at least a portion of the second weight retention member extending through the second aperture into the hollow golf club interior; and a third weight retention member extending between the first weight retention member and the second weight retention member, the third weight retention member extending through the opening of the first weight retention member, at least a portion of the third weight retention member located in the hollow golf club head interior.. .
Acushnet Company

Metal wood club

A golf club head comprising a body, a cavity having an open end and a terminal end, a weighted insert, the weighted insert comprising a heavy end and a lighter end, wherein the cavity comprises a head locking feature, wherein the weighted insert comprises an insert locking feature, wherein the insert locking feature is configured to lock the weighted insert in the cavity with less than 180 degrees of rotation, wherein the head locking feature comprises a slot, wherein the slot is arranged at an oblique angle relative to the longitudinal axis of the cavity, wherein the insert locking feature comprises a protrusion configured to engage the slot, the protrusion and the slot configured such that rotation of the insert locking feature relative to the head locking feature forces the insert locking feature to slide along the longitudinal axis of the cavity towards the terminal end of the cavity.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf aid including virtual caddy

A golf aid system for assisting a user with a golf shot on a golf course includes a user tracking system configured to determine the location of the user on the golf course, a portable electronic device with a display screen, and a processor. The processor, which is operable to communicate with the user tracking system and the portable electronic device, is configured to determine one or more target locations on the golf course, with each of the target locations representing a recommended target for a respective one of the golf clubs.
Nike, Inc.

Golfing aid, training golf club, and training golf ball

A club mountable golfing aid is operable to indicate to a golfer a location at which a training golf ball contacts a striking surface of the club mountable golfing aid when the club mountable golfing aid is mounted on a golf club. The club mountable golfing aid includes an attachment mechanism that is configured to mount the club mountable golfing aid to a head of a golf club.
Fighting Golf, Llc

Dual-purpose wine bottle sleeve and golf club head cover

A dual-purpose bottle sleeve and golf head club cover is disclosed including a cover body of flexible material having an open mouth and a closed end, at least one elastic band having an un-stretched diameter less than the open mouth, a hem proximate the open mouth comprising at least one opening, wherein the hem encloses a drawstring to close the open mouth.. .

Golf club head having movable weights

A golf club head comprises a body and at least one self-extracting pressed weight assembly. The body comprises a face plate positioned at a forward portion of the golf club head, a sole positioned at a bottom portion of the golf club head, a crown positioned at a top portion of the golf club head and a skirt positioned around a periphery of the golf club head between the sole and the crown.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Golf club head including mechanical and adhesive joints

A golf club head includes a metallic section, a polymeric section, and an adhesive material. The metallic section defines an opening and the polymeric section extends over the opening.
Nike, Inc.

Golf club heads with energy storage characteristics

Embodiments of golf club heads with energy storage characteristics are presented herein. In some embodiments, a golf club head comprises a hollow body comprising a strikeface, a heel region, a toe region opposite the heel region, a sole, a crown, and a cavity positioned behind the strikeface on at least one of the sole and the crown.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club having improved sound properties

A golf club head has a stranded structure such as a cantilevered strand or a beam strand. The stranded structure causes changes in acoustic properties from that of a standard golf club.
Acushnet Company

Golf club

A golf club 100 includes a head 200 having a hosel part 202, a shaft 300, and an engaging part 600 disposed at a tip part of the shaft 300. The engaging part 600 includes a sleeve 400 which has an oppositely tapered shape and is fixed to the tip part of the shaft 300.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Club saver

Club saver is an adjustable, removable, and reusable foam rubber golf club shaft protector for use with clubs in a golfer's bag. Drivers (also called woods), fairway metals (also called fairway woods), and long irons are considered the longest shaft clubs in a golfer's bag.

Divot repair tool

A divot repair tool includes a golf club grip having an internally located main body and prong assembly. The prong assembly including one or more prongs that extend and retract from the top end of the grip.
Sandgroup International Ltd.

Device for repairing pitch marks

A device for repairing pitch marks, which can be attached to a golf club, may include an end section with a cylindrical body and a pitchfork, wherein the pitchfork has at least one prong and is mounted on the cylindrical body by means of fixing means, wherein the pitchfork can be fixed on the cylindrical body by means of the locking means in a retracted position and in an extended position, wherein, in the retracted position, the pitchfork rests against an outer circumferential surface of the cylindrical body, and wherein, in the extended position, the prongs project beyond the cylindrical body in an axial direction.. .

Golf club with grip arranged to facilitate alignment and making the same

A golf club with a composite grip that provides a golfer with better feel of the club striking the ball. As a result, the golfer can improve his understanding of proper hand placement on the golf club to ensure appropriate alignment for most effective ball striking.

Golf club head with structural columns

A golf club head having multiple structural columns is disclosed herein. A body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a crown or return section, and defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Treatment for the hitting surface of a golf club and a applying the same

A treatment that can be applied to the face of a golf club head complies with usga regulations but imparts certain advantageous characteristics. The treatment can comprise a certain pattern and can be imparted to the club head via laser etching, diamond cutting, chemical etching or any other process that will achieve the desired result.
Max Out Golf, Llc

Golf club with coefficient of restitution feature

A golf club head includes a face; a body, the body defining an interior and an exterior; the face and the body together defining a center of gravity, the center of gravity being proximate the face; a coefficient of restitution feature defined in the body; wherein the coefficient of restitution feature defines a gap in the body. A golf club head includes a face and a golf club body; the face and the golf club body defining a center of gravity, the center of gravity defined a distance, Δz, from a ground plane as measured along a z-axis, the center of gravity defined a distance, cgy, from the center face along the y-axis..
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Systems and methods for fitting golf equipment

A golf equipment fitting system that uses advanced technology to not only objectively identify the optimum equipment for the golfer, but to also identify and help correct swing flaws so that the golfer can achieve optimum performance on the golf course. Thus, in one embodiment, golf fitting includes collecting data related to the golfer's swing and determining if the golfer's swing technique should be modified based at least in part on the collected swing data.

Method of relieving stress from face plate welds of a golf club head

The present disclosure relates to methods for forming a golf club head assembly using a combination of different, but separate heat treatments for the golf club head body and high strength faceplate, and vibrational waves to relive stress in the weld heat affected zones of the golf club body and face.. .

Golf club having multicolored alignment apparatus

A putter head for a golf club includes a base having a putter face for striking a golf ball. A projection extends from the base.

Iron type golf club head

Iron-type golf club heads are disclosed having a heel portion, a sole portion, a toe portion, a top-line portion, a front portion, a rear portion, and a striking face. The iron-type golf club heads include a localized stiffened region that is located on the striking face of the club head such that the localized stiffened region alters the launch conditions of golf balls struck by the club head in a way that wholly or partially compensates for, overcomes, or prevents the occurrence of a rightward deviation.

Golf club head

A high forgiveness wood-type golf club head comprises a body and a face. The body comprises a sole that forms a bottom portion of the golf club head, a crown that forms a top portion of the golf club head and a skirt that forms a periphery of the golf club head between the sole and the crown.

Golf club with polymeric insert and removeable weight

A golf club head includes a metal portion adhered to a polymeric portion to define a closed internal volume. The polymeric portion defines a bore that is configured to receive and to selectively retain an elongate weight.

Golf club head with structural columns

A golf club head having multiple structural columns is disclosed herein. A body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a crown or return section, and defines a hollow interior.

Golf club head or other ball striking device having impact-influencing body features

A ball striking device has a face with a striking surface and a body extending rearwardly from the outer periphery of the face. A channel extends across at least a portion of the sole, and includes a trough defined between front and rear edges and extending in a heel-toe direction.

Golf clubs and golf club heads having a plurality of sensors for detecting one or more swing parameters

A golf club head having accelerometer and gyroscope sensors measuring swing motion acceleration and angular rate values. Inputs of force and torque to the golf club head during the swing motion may be unknown, such that a system of motion equations may be used to calculate functions for the unknown input force and torque, as well as roll angle and pitch angle for the golf club head, and compensate for gyroscope bias, without using static leveling processes..

Golf clubs and golf club heads having a plurality of sensors for detecting one or more swing parameters

A golf club head having accelerometer and gyroscope sensors measuring swing motion acceleration and angular rate values. Inputs of force and torque to the golf club head during the swing motion may be unknown, such that a system of motion equations may be used to calculate functions for the unknown input force and torque, as well as roll angle and pitch angle for the golf club head, and compensate for gyroscope bias, without using static leveling processes..

Golf shirt with improved fit and contrast

The present invention is directed to a golf shirt with two laterally-opposed textile bands affixed thereto that are less stretchable than a textile used to construct the torso portion and the shoulder portion of the shirt. A first end of each band is adhered to a skirt of the collar portion, and a second end is adhered to a free end of the shirt.

Multiple sensor tracking system and method

A system and method for tracking the flight of golf balls at driving range. The invention includes a plurality of hitting stations, a plurality of sensors, a computer, and a range surface.
Origin, Llc

Multi functional golf tool

The invention relates to a multi functional golf tool that can be used to address a variety of circumstances that commonly arise during a game of golf. The multi functional tool includes a rectangular body having a proximal end, a tapered distal end being opposite said proximal end, the rectangular body having an arcuate cross-section along its entire length.

Golf club head with adjustable center of gravity

A golf club head comprising a channel and a sliding weight that can be reversibly fixed at any point within the channel is disclosed herein. The channel preferably is disposed on the sole and extends from a heel side of the golf club head, around a rear side, and ends at a toe side of the golf club head.
Callaway Golf Company

Putter face insert

A face insert comprising a planar member composed of a rigid material such as plastic or metal and a polymeric backing is disclosed herein. The planar member, which makes contact with a golf ball during use, includes a plurality of geometrically-shaped holes, each of which comprises a perimeter edge that has a variable radius to further optimize performance of the face insert.
Callaway Golf Company

Multi-material golf club head

A golf club head made out of multi-material is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has at least a portion of the body of the golf club head that is further comprised out of a base layer and a lightweight cover layer.
Acushnet Company

Multi-material golf club head

A golf club head made out of multi-material is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has at least a portion of the body of the golf club head that is further comprised out of a base layer and a lightweight cover layer.
Acushnet Company

Multi-material golf club head

A golf club head made out of multi-material is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has at least a portion of the body of the golf club head that is further comprised out of a base layer and a lightweight cover layer.
Acushnet Company

Multi-material golf club head

A golf club head made out of multi-material is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has at least a portion of the body of the golf club head that is further comprised out of a base layer and a lightweight cover layer.
Acushnet Company

Multi-material golf club head

A golf club head made out of multi-material is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has at least a portion of the body of the golf club head that is further comprised out of a base layer and a lightweight cover layer.
Acushnet Company

Multi-material golf club head

A golf club head made out of multi-material is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has at least a portion of the body of the golf club head that is further comprised out of a base layer and a lightweight cover layer.
Acushnet Company

Weight member for a golf club head

A weight member for removable attachment to a weight port of a golf club head is provided. The weight member comprises a head that has a tool mating port for operatively receiving a portion of a fastening tool.
Sri Sports Limited

Golf club head with cam weight

A golf club head comprising at least one weight port and a cam weight sized to reversibly lock into the weight port is disclosed herein. The weight port includes a floor, a wall, a first seating tab extending from the wall, and a second seating tab extending from the wall, but no openings communicating with an interior of the golf club head.
Callaway Golf Company

Grooves of golf club heads and methods to manufacture grooves of golf club heads

A golf club head including a club face defined by a toe end, a heel end, a top rail and a sole. The golf club head including a plurality of grooves disposed on the club face between the top rail and the sole.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club heads with optimized characteristics and related methods

Embodiments of golf club heads with optimized characteristics presented herein. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Method for manufacturing and golf club head

A method for forming a golf club head comprises placing an uncured composite material between a core and a mold that comprises a first piece and a second piece. The second piece is moved towards the first piece such that the uncured composite material is compressed between the core and at least a portion of the mold.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Embedded high density casting

Described herein is a golf club head having a body and a high density metal piece integrally embedded within the golf club head body, wherein a gap is disposed between the exterior surface of the high density metal piece and the exterior of the golf club head body and a method of manufacturing thereof.. .
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head

A golf club head includes: a crown portion; a sole portion; a face portion; and a hosel portion. The crown portion includes a concave portion that starts from the face portion, passes through a boundary portion of the hosel portion and the crown portion, and extends toward a back side.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf club head

A golf club head includes a crown portion and a face portion. The crown portion includes a first protruding portion arranged on the side of the face portion, and a second protruding portion arranged on the back side to be adjacent to the first protruding portion.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf club head

A golf club head comprises two weight members, and in a reference plan view where a sole part faces upward and a hosel hole central axis extension line is vertical, a reference imaginary straight line, a first imaginary straight line and a second imaginary straight line are set. The reference imaginary straight line passes through a central axis of a hosel hole and a head gravity center is determined when weight members are not attached.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf club

A golf club includes a head; a shaft; and a grip, wherein the head includes a front member and a back member detachably mounted to the front member.. .
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.

Motion detecting device and motion analyzing system

A motion detecting device includes an electronic component (a sensor) including a sensor section that detects motion on the basis of a detection result of an electronic device functioning as a detection element that detects magnetism and a holding tool attached to a golf club functioning as a moving body, the holding tool including fitting sections functioning as a fixing section that fixes the electronic component (the sensor). A magnetic body is provided in the holding tool..
Seiko Epson Corporation

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.

Golf bag and fitting systems for the same

A harness assembly for a golf club bag having an opening for insertion of golf clubs. The harness assembly includes an upper track coupled to the golf club bag with first and second sliding assemblies slidingly mounted in the upper track so that the sliding assemblies can be selectively fixed at different locations on the top track.
Acushnet Company

Golf bag and fitting systems for the same

Harness assemblies for golf bags have a top track and two lower tracks coupled to the golf club bag. First and second hoop assemblies slidingly couple in the top track whereas single hoop assemblies couple in the lower tracks.
Acushnet Company

Golf club head

A head 2 includes a face 4, a crown 6, and a sole 8. At least a part of the crown 6 and/or at least a part of the sole 8 is formed by a clad material.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club heads with grooves and methods of manufacture

Embodiments of golf clubs, golf club heads, and methods of manufacture are described herein. In one embodiment, a golf club head includes a strike face having one or more grooves with edges, where one or more of the edges is unsmooth.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Club head sets with varying characteristics and related methods

Embodiments of golf clubs head sets with varying characteristics are disclosed herein. Other examples and related methods are also generally described herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf glove with ultrathin grip coating

Disclosed is a golf glove with an ultrathin grip coating. The glove construction incorporating the ultrathin grip coating on the palmar-grip surfaces of the glove's palm and fingers creates a more secure grip on a golf club handle than golf gloves described in the prior art.
Caddiesack Llc/dba Caddy Daddy

Golf club head

A head 2 includes a head body h1 and a face plate p1 fixed to the head body h1. The face plate p1 includes a plate front surface f1 having a hitting face, a plate back surface b1 which is a surface opposite to the plate front surface f1, and a plate side surface s1.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club head

A head 2 includes a head body h1 and a face plate p1 fixed to the head body h1. The face plate p1 includes a plate front surface f1 having a hitting face, a plate back surface b1, and a plate side surface s1.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club head

A head 2 includes a head body h1 and a face plate p1 fixed to the head body h1. The face plate p1 includes a plate front surface f1 having a hitting face, a plate back surface b1, and a plate side surface s1.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club head having optimized ball speed to ct relationship

A golf club head comprising a body and a plurality of stiffening members and satisfying the equation vballnorm≧0.0356x+140.82 is disclosed herein. The body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a crown or return section, and defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head having optimized ball speed to ct relationship

A golf club head comprising a body and a plurality of stiffening members and satisfying the equation vballnorm≧0.0356x+140.82 is disclosed herein. The body comprises a face section, a sole section, and a crown or return section, and defines a hollow interior.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head

A head includes a head body and a face plate fixed to the head body. The face plate includes a plate front surface, a plate back surface, and a plate side surface.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Adjustable golf club shaft and hosel assembly

An adjustable shaft and hosel assembly allows for dependent and independent adjustment of a golf club's face angle, loft angle, and lie angle. The adjustable shaft and hosel assembly comprises a shaft sleeve, a hosel portion, a tubular adjustment piece having non-parallel upper and lower surfaces, and a retention feature that provides an engagement between the tubular adjustment piece and the shaft sleeve to prevent the tubular adjustment piece from becoming detached from the shaft sleeve..
Callaway Golf Company

Base-less, low-resistance driving range golf mat tee

The subject invention discloses a base-less, low-resistance driving range golf mat tee for supporting a golf ball when used in combination with a typical driving range golf mat. The base-less, low-resistance driving range golf mat tee is comprised of a tubular shaft member with a distal end extending upwardly and terminating at its proximal end at its proximal end top surface.

Method of manufacturing a face plate for a golf club head

golf club heads with patterned face plates described herein. Other examples, embodiments and related methods are also disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club having sole stress reducing feature

A golf club incorporating a club head having a stress reducing feature located at least partially on the sole.. .
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Golf clubs with adjustable lie and loft and methods of manufacturing golf clubs with adjustable lie and loft

Embodiments of golf clubs with adjustable lie and loft and methods of manufacturing golf clubs with adjustable lie and loft are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Systems and methods for measuring and/or analyzing swing information

In a first aspect, a method for monitoring a golf swing is provided that includes coupling a mobile telephone to a golf club and employing the mobile telephone coupled to the golf club to monitor acceleration of the mobile telephone as the mobile telephone swings while a user swings the golf club, collect acceleration information based on the monitored acceleration of the mobile telephone as the mobile telephone swings, analyze the collected acceleration information to determine one or more characteristics of the golf swing based on the collected acceleration information, and output information regarding the one or more characteristics of the golf swing on the display of the mobile telephone. Numerous other aspects are provided..



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