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 Portable cocking practice device patent thumbnailPortable cocking practice device
A portable cocking practice device according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a first shaft part having a hollow therein and having an opening at one end thereof, which is connected to the hollow; a second shaft part inserted and fixed into the hollow of the first shaft part through the opening of the first shaft part over the entire length or a part of the length thereof; and an rod withdrawing part received inside the second shaft part so as to withdraw a given rod out of the second shaft part by an uncocking operation of a golf swing, thereby improving a user's convenience and portability while increasing similarity to the actual golf swing and enabling a cocking practice according to each golf club.. .

 Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads patent thumbnailGolf 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 rear portion, and a front portion having a face portion with a face portion thickness extending between a front surface and a back surface.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc


 Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads patent thumbnailGolf 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.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc


 Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads patent thumbnailGolf 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


 Weighted iron set patent thumbnailWeighted iron set
The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and significant tungsten weight members coupled to at least the toe via a mechanical fastener inserted through the face..
Acushnet Company


 Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads patent thumbnailGolf 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 having a first interior cavity portion, a toe portion, a heel portion, a top portion, a bottom portion, a rear portion, a front portion having a face portion, and a second interior cavity portion having an elastic polymer material.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc


 Golf club head or other ball striking device having impact-influencing body features patent thumbnailGolf club head or other ball striking device having impact-influencing body features
A ball striking device, such as a golf club head, has a face with a striking surface configured for striking a ball and a channel extending across a portion of the sole. The channel may be recessed from adjacent surfaces of the sole and have a depth of recession from the adjacent surfaces of the sole, wherein the channel comprises a center portion extending across a center of the sole, a heel portion extending from a heel end of the center portion toward the heel, and a toe portion extending from a toe end of the center portion toward the toe, wherein the width and the depth of the center portion of the channel are substantially constant, and wherein the depth of the channel is greater at the heel and toe portions than at the center portion..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation


 Golf club head or other ball striking device having impact-influencing body features patent thumbnailGolf club head or other ball striking device having impact-influencing body features
A ball striking device, such as a golf club head, has a face with a striking surface configured for striking a ball and a channel extending across a portion of the sole. The channel may be recessed from adjacent surfaces of the sole and have a depth of recession from the adjacent surfaces of the sole, wherein the channel comprises a center portion extending across a center of the sole, a heel portion extending from a heel end of the center portion toward the heel, and a toe portion extending from a toe end of the center portion toward the toe, wherein the width and the depth of the center portion of the channel are substantially constant, and wherein the depth of the channel is greater at the heel and toe portions than at the center portion..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation


 Impact point estimation apparatus patent thumbnailImpact point estimation apparatus
Provided is an impact point estimation apparatus that is capable of estimating, easily and with high accuracy, an impact point on a face surface of a golf club head at the time of a golf swing. The impact point estimation apparatus includes an acquisition part configured to acquire time-series sensor data that is output from at least one of an angular velocity sensor and an acceleration sensor attached to at least one of a grip and a shaft of a golf club and an estimation part configured to estimate the impact point, according to a shaft characteristic which is a characteristic of the shaft, based on the sensor data..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.


 Mixed material golf club head patent thumbnailMixed material golf club head
A golf club head includes a metallic front body coupled with a rear body to define a substantially hollow structure. The metallic front body includes a strike face and a surrounding frame that extends rearward from a perimeter of the strike face.
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

Golf club heads with slit features and related methods

golf club heads with slit features are described herein. Other embodiments and related methods are also disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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, a muscle back shell and a weight insert disposed in the muscle back shell.
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 toe portion, a heel portion, a top portion, a sole portion, a back portion, and a front portion having a face portion with a face portion thickness extending between a front surface and a back surface.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

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

Authentication tags and systems for golf clubs

A golf club comprises a club head having a hosel, a shaft disposed within the hosel, a ferrule disposed about the shaft at a coupling between the shaft and the hosel, and a tagging device coupled to the ferrule. The tagging device can be at least partially disposed within the ferrule, and the tagging device can be a wireless communication device..
Vattaca, Llc

Golf club heads with ribs and related methods

golf club heads with ribs are described herein. Other embodiments and related methods are also disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head

A wood type golf club head includes a face portion, a crown portion, and a sole portion. The face portion includes an impact area, a toe-side area on a toe side with respect to the impact area, and a heel-side area on the heel side with respect to the impact area.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf clubs and methods to manufacture golf clubs

Embodiments of golf clubs and methods to manufacture golf clubs are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club may include a golf club head having an interior cavity and a shaft attached to the golf club head.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golf club head or other ball striking device having one or more face channels

A ball striking device, such as a golf club, includes a head with a face having a ball-striking surface configured for striking a ball, a body connected to the face, and at least one channel in the ball-striking surface of the face. The region of highest cor response of the face is directionally enlarged toward the channel.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head having a nanocrystalline titanium alloy

Embodiments of a golf club head and methods to manufacture such a golf club head are generally described herein. The golf club head generally includes at least one ball-striking face, which comprises a titanium alloy that is associated with an average grain size measuring no more than about 1 micron (μm) in the longest dimension.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf swing teaching device

A golf swing teaching device to interpret a golf swing comprising a golf club, where the golf club includes a handle, a shaft and a head; a laser attached to the golf club, where the laser directs a beam parallel to the shaft of the golf club; a reflective indicator mat, where the reflective indicator mat extends between a first end and a second end; a rest toward the first end, where the rest positions a golf ball on the reflective indicator mat; an ideal swing line along a central portion of the reflective indicator mat, where the ideal swing line extends from the first end to the second end; and a plurality of sensors along the reflective indicator mat, where the plurality of sensors detect a path of the beam over the reflective indicator mat and deviation of the beam from the ideal swing line.. .

Golf club head cover device

A user-friendly golf club head cover system adapted for full operation while never leaving its spot in the golf bag. It allows access to the club via a simple downward physical movement of the incorporated tube.

Golf club head with adjustable center of gravity

A golf club head comprising a slidable weight for adjusting the location of the club head center of gravity is disclosed herein. The club head has an s-shaped channel disposed in its sole and a slidable weight assembly comprising a retention plate, at least one bolt, and a weighted base.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head with adjustable weighting

A golf club head comprising a means for adjusting the location of the center of gravity and a slidable weight assembly are disclosed herein. The club head comprises two channels, each having at least one shoulder portion, a floor, and a rail extending upwards from the floor.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head

A golf club head includes a head body having a crown, sole and skirt therebetween, the head body defining an opening in a front portion and having a frame support around the periphery of the opening. A face plate is mounted within the opening and has a transition radius along one or more edges to at least partially wrap around one or more of the crown, sole and skirt.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

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 body portion having a first interior cavity portion, a toe portion, a heel portion, a top portion, a bottom portion, a rear portion, a front portion having a face portion, and a second interior cavity portion having an elastic polymer material.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Iron-type golf club head with body wall apertures

An iron-type golf club head includes a body having a wall extending about an opening, a faceplate coupled to the body across the opening, a first set of apertures, and at least one second aperture. The wall has an outer peripheral surface, a sole, a toe and a topline.
Wilson Sporting Goods Co.

Golf club head having a detached faceplate

A golf club head includes a body having a faceplate with a strike surface, a toe end opposite a heel end, a back end opposite the faceplate, and a sole opposite a top rail, the faceplate is connected to the sole and configured to pivot about the sole.. .
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Interactive display grip holder

An interactive display holder for a grip includes a backboard with an upper and a lower support. The lower support supports the grip by retaining the grip at its lower end through an opening in the lower end of the grip.
Eaton Corporation

Method and system for cleaning and restoring a golf club grip

A method and system used to periodically clean dirt and oils deposited through normal use from the grip of a golf club and renew it to a near new condition is disclosed. The system for cleaning and restoring a golf club grip of a golf club comprises a generally elongated housing having a hinge for splitting open the housing lengthwise wherein an interior of said housing defines retaining channels and a generally tapered and trapezoidal cleaning and restoring device defining an elongated centrally located ridge along a top of said device.

Golf club heads with ribs and related methods

golf club heads with ribs are described herein. Other embodiments and related methods are also disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf club heads with turbuators and methods to manufacture golf club heads with turbulators

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

Golf club with a striking face having improved characteristic time values

A ball striking face for a golf driver, fairway wood and hybrid type golf club head having a central impact area with a average thickness and additional multiple distinct areas outside the central impact area with other average face thicknesses for the improved transfer of energy to a golf ball for additional distance without any additional effort by the golfer. The striking face provides a transfer of energy at the central impact area which does not exceed ct values of 257 u sec.

Golf club with progressive tapered face thickness

Embodiments of a golf club set with progressive tapered face thickness coordinated with club loft are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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 top rail and an inflection point.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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

A golf club having a sensor that is releasably connected is disclosed, where the sensor comprises a plurality of inertial measurement units. Each inertial measurement unit is able to measure linear accelerations along three orthogonal axes and angular rates of rotation along the same three orthogonal axes.

Satellite golf club carrier

A satellite golf club carrier for porting a club subset from a golfing cart to the hole shot, easing the port through a balanced carrier grip and a place to place a subset of clubs without scattering clubs on the golfing ground near tee-off follow on stroke shots.. .

Golf club having removable weight

A golf club head is presented comprising a sole including a weight member secured to a weight mount. The weight member is preferably constructed so that it has a low profile and so that it interacts with an angled abutment portion of the weight mount to locate the weight member in the golf club head..

Golf club head having center of gravity offset

A wood type golf club includes a face and a hosel with a center of gravity offset. A shaft presents a central axis, and is joined to the wood type club head at the hosel, the shaft presenting an axis projected through the hosel and through the club head.

Golf club head with adjustable center of gravity

A golf club head comprising a slidable weight for adjusting the location of the club head center of gravity is disclosed herein. The club head has a channel disposed in its sole and a slidable weight assembly comprising a weight body and a rotatable cam portion.

Golf club head

A golf club head has a main body including a top portion, a bottom portion opposite the top portion, a striking face, a rear portion opposite the striking face. The striking face has a striking face plane and a striking face outer periphery that is coplanar with the striking face plane.

Golf club heads with optimized characteristics and related methods

Embodiments of golf club heads with optimized characteristics including optimizing the head center of gravity height and depth in relation to the head volume and mass, are presented herein. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein..

Golf club heads with face deflection structures and related methods

Embodiments of golf club heads with face deflection structures are described herein. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein..

Golf club head with adjustable weight bar

A golf club head with means for adjusting a center of gravity along more than one axis is disclosed herein. The golf club head comprises at least one rectangular weight bar disposed within a recessed region on the sole and adjustable within the recessed region.

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.

Golf-club provided with a club-head having surfaces configured to be covered by air vortex flows

This invention provides a golf club with a club-head configured so as to decrease air resistance of the head by avoiding the air flows from retouching on the head surface. The club-head is provided with a ridge structure which contains a first ridge and a second ridge arranged at intervals in a downward direction of the air flows on at least the sole part of the head, wherein each of the ridges has the height of 0.2 mm to 3 mm and the breadth of 1 mm to 5 mm, the ridge structure being configured by plural ridges so as to displace the inclined angle of the ridges in a clockwise direction, resulting in generation of air vortex or whirls between the head surface and the surrounding air flows as shown in fig.

Golf club head

A golf club head comprises a head main body, a weight member and a fixing member. The head main body is provided with a concave portion concaved from an outer surface of a finished shape of the golf club head.

Golf clubs and golf club heads having a sensor

A golf club having a sensor that is removably connected at one or more positions of the golf club where the sensor comprises an inertial measurement unit including an accelerometer capable of measuring linear accelerations in three orthogonal axes and a gyroscope capable of measuring an angular rate of rotation around the same axes. The sensor may further comprise a processor which may perform instructions to detect the impact of the golf club with a golf ball and determine the start of the golf swing without any additional input from the user.

Golf clubs and golf club heads having a sensor

A golf club having a sensor that is removably connected at one or more positions of the golf club where the sensor comprises an inertial measurement unit including an accelerometer capable of measuring linear accelerations in three orthogonal axes and a gyroscope capable of measuring an angular rate of rotation around the same axes. The sensor may further comprise a processor which may perform instructions to detect the impact of the golf club with a golf ball and determine the start of the golf swing without any additional input from the user.

Golf clubs and golf club heads having a sensor

A golf club having a sensor that is removably connected at one or more positions of the golf club where the sensor comprises an inertial measurement unit including an accelerometer capable of measuring linear accelerations in three orthogonal axes and a gyroscope capable of measuring an angular rate of rotation around the same axes. The sensor may further comprise a processor which may perform instructions to detect the impact of the golf club with a golf ball and determine the start of the golf swing without any additional input from the user.

Polymeric golf club head with metallic face

A golf club head includes a club face and a body. The club face is formed from a metallic material and includes a first, hitting surface, a second, rear surface that is opposite the first surface, and a flange that is separated from the second surface by a transverse distance.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Weight secured by expansion element in golf club shaft

A golf club counter-weighting system, viable for both original manufacture and after-marketing, features an expandable weight assembly that is easily installed at a designated location within a golf club shaft and expanded via a user tool so as to become reliably secured in place by frictional pressure against the surrounding shaft. In a primary embodiment, the weight assembly is made to be threadedly engagable by the opposite end of a dual-function user tool enabling the weight assembly, when unexpanded, to be conveniently moved axially for initial installation, relocation and/or removal..

Oval compression unit for interchangeable golf grip

A key includes an out of round cross section which rotates to expand a compression unit in a golf club shaft. The top of the key has an extension which moves in a slot within the compression unit to define the maximum active and inactive positions..

Push screw stabilizing compression unit

A screw based compression unit within a golf grip that fits within a golf club shaft to support a core and rubber grip.. .

Golf putter grip having flat surface areas

A golf club grip for attachment to a shaft of a golf club, the grip comprising an elongated body including a proximate end, a distal end, a first flat surface, the first flat surface having a proximate edge, a distal edge, a first long edge, and a second long edge, a second flat surface, the second flat surface having a proximate edge, a distal edge, a first long edge, and a second long edge, a first curved surface having an outwardly convex curvature, the first curved surface having a curved edge between the first long edge of the first flat surface and the first long edge of the second flat surface, and a second curved surface having an outwardly convex curvature, the second curved surface having a curved edge between the second long edge of the first flat surface and the second long edge of the second flat surface.. .

Golf club

A golf club head having a flexible channel to improve the performance of the club head, and a channel tuning system to reduce undesirable club head characteristics introduced, or heightened, via the flexible channel. The channel tuning system includes a sole engaging channel tuning element in contact with the sole and the channel.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Fairway wood center of gravity projection

A golf club head includes a body defining an interior cavity. The body includes a sole positioned at a bottom portion of the golf club head, a crown positioned at a top portion, and a skirt positioned around a periphery between the sole and crown.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Golf club with adjustable center of gravity head

A golf club having a head with a series of tracks forming a three-dimensional pattern; weights for positioning along channels; and a mechanism for securing the weights at positions along the channels so as to customize center of gravity and moment of inertia. The channels can all interconnect to allow a weight to be moved from one to another.

Golf club head

A golf club head having a hollow structure includes a face, an internal surface, and an external surface. The face defines a front portion of the golf club head and includes a face surface defining a ball-striking surface.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf club

Disclosed herein are embodiments of iron-type golf club heads that comprise weight reducing features in the topline region of the club head that facilitate changing the z-up location of the club head. In some exemplary embodiments, the body comprises a weight reducing feature in a topline weight reduction zone of the club head that extends over the entire face length from the par line to the toe portion ending at approximately the z-up location of the iron type golf club head.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Golf club heads with protective layer and methods of manufacturing the golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture such a golf club heads are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the golf club head may include a ball-striking face and a protective aluminum oxide layer coupled to the ball-striking face of the golf club head.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Portable golf mat

A mat for practicing golf shots, including an upper mat and a lower mat. The lower mat is larger than the upper mat.

Flexible grip and cap therefor

The disclosure describes a flexible tubular grip for a golf club, particularly a putter, having the tubular portion formed of relatively soft elastomer with a closure or end cap molded therewith or pre-cured and attached over the end of the tubular portion. The end cap has a raised ridge extending about a portion of the end cap periphery and may have a raised discrete central portion, both of which absorb impact when the club is dropped into a golf bag..

A carrier for golf accessories

A carrier for golf clubs and accessories. The carrier has a semi-rigid or rigid body (3) defining a main storage compartment, the main storage compartment containing a tapered storage compartment (21) and two side compartments (23, 25).

Golf club head with adjustable center of gravity

A golf club head comprising features for adjusting the location of the center of gravity along all three axes is disclosed herein. In particular, the head comprises a body with a channel in its sole, at least one slidable receptacle sized to engage the channel, and a slidable weight.

Metal wood club

A golf club head, comprising a body having a center of gravity, wherein the body comprises a coordinate system with an x-axis located horizontal to the face, a y-axis located vertical to the face, and a z-axis located through the face; and a weight system configured to adjust the location of the center of gravity of the body, wherein the weight system comprises a plurality of weight channels formed in the body, an elongate adjustable weight configured to selectively reside in each of the plurality of weight channels, wherein the elongate adjustable weight comprises an aperture at a first end of the elongate adjustable weight, and a fastener configured to reside in the aperture and engage the body, wherein the fastener is configured to affix the elongate adjustable weight to the body.. .

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

A ball striking device, such as a golf club, includes a head with a face having an outer surface configured for striking a ball, a body connected to the face, an elongated, inwardly recessed channel located on the body and extending across a portion of the body, and an insert mounted within the channel. The insert includes a resiliently deflectable base member that engages the channel to retain the insert within the channel and a rigid outer member connected to the base member and forming at least a portion of the outer surface of the insert, where the outer member is made from a different material than the base member.

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

An iron-type golf club head according to one or more aspects of the present disclosure may include a striking face, a rear surface opposite the striking face, and a perimeter weighting element at least partially surrounding the rear surface. The club head may further include a resilient component associated with the perimeter-weighting element, the resilient component including a recess, and a preload spacer associated with the rear surface, a portion of the preload spacer engaging the recess.

Universal connector for adjustable golf clubs

A universal connector for an adjustable golf club is provided. Such a universal connector includes a first member having a head portion and a body portion and having a bore for receiving a terminal end of a shaft.

Golf game assembly

A golf game assembly includes a plurality of goals. The plurality of goals may be arranged on a support surface.

Golf club

A golf club having unique mass properties and all the benefits afforded therefrom.. .
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Hosel insert for a golf club head

Various embodiments of a golf club head comprising a body having a strike face, a heel portion, and a toe portion, a hosel having a body with a first end, extending from the heel portion of the body of the club head, and a second end, configured to receive a shaft, a cavity positioned adjacent to the body of the hosel, and an insert configured to be secured within the cavity are described herein.. .
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club weight pattern determination apparatus and recommendation apparatus

Provided is a weight pattern determination apparatus for determining, in a golf club having a head capable of mounting one or more weights in a plurality of mounting patterns, the mounting pattern suited to a golfer. The apparatus has an impact point specification unit and a pattern determination unit.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf swing practicing apparatus and practicing methods

Present invention discloses a golf swing practicing apparatus for practicing golf swing in a confined environment with a short-shaft golf club, practicing methods for setting up the short-shaft golf club at a proper incline angle in mid air at address position, and a mechanic model for determining the required club head weight that enables golfer to feel the same swing weight as he swings the short-shaft golf club or the conventional golf club.. .

Combined golf club head cover and stand

A combined golf club cover and stand comprises a substantially rigid base and a cover portion configured to securely hold a head of a golf club against the substantially rigid base. The substantially rigid base includes a bottom platform, a first side wall, and an opposing second side wall with a bottom ledge that extends toward the first side wall, such that when the head of the golf club is held against the substantially rigid base, a toe end of the head is in contact with an interior surface of the first side wall, and a heel end of the head sits on the bottom ledge of the second side wall.
Putterup, Llc

Golf club with improved weight distribution

A golf club with improved weight distribution is disclosed herein. More specifically, the present invention discloses a golf club with a lightweight shaft allowing the golfer to achieve higher swing speed, while shifting the weight savings of the shaft to a grip portion of the club; counterbalancing some of the undesirable performance characteristics associated with a lightweight shaft..
Acushnet Company

Golf club having removeable weight

A golf club head including a hosel, a ball 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 weight mount disposed on at least one of the sole, the crown, and the skirt, a weight member configured to reside in the weight mount, a fastener, a retainer configured to rotatably couple the fastener to the weight member, wherein the fastener goes from an unlocked position to a locked position in less than one full turn of the fastener relative to the weight mount, wherein rotation of the fastener compresses the retainer.. .
Acushnet Company

Putter-type golf club head with alignment feature

A putter-type golf club head that, when oriented in a reference position, includes a rear portion in communication with, and rearward of, a blade portion and having a rear portion top surface. The club head also includes a projection extending upwardly from the rear portion top surface, the projection having a projection top surface, a heel-ward side surface, a toe-ward side surface, and a rear surface, the projection top surface comprising a generally planar surface.
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 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 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.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

Golfl club heads with cavities and inserts and related methods

golf club heads with cavities and inserts, and methods to manufacture golf club heads with cavities. Various embodiments include a golf club head comprising a body.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club heads with ribs and related methods

A golf club head including a first rib protruding from a rib surface of the body. The first rib comprises a first and second rib end and a first, second, and third rib portion.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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 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 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

Metal wood club

A golf club head is provided having a body and a face, with a slot in a perimeter region of the body of the club head adjacent the face. The slot increases the flex of the hitting surface on impact with a golf ball, thereby increasing the speed with which the ball rebounds off the hitting face and increases the overall distance the ball is hit.
Acushnet Company

Vertical impact alignment aid for golf club heads

A golf club head, and particularly a putter head, comprising at least one visual reference point that shows a golfer the ideal vertical impact height at address and at impact is disclosed herein. The visual reference preferably is an alignment aid, such as an alignment pin or bar, which delineates the vertical center of the face between the top and bottom portions of the golf club head along the vertical z axis..
Callaway Golf Company

Impact indication and data tracking devices, systems, and methods

Devices and methods are generally provided for indicating the location of a most recent strike on a face of a golf club. One exemplary embodiment of an impact indication device can include a patch that can be attached to the face of a golf club and can display the impact location of a most recent strike without displaying impact locations of previous strikes.
Sanwood Llc

Method, system, and analyzing a sporting apparatus

The present application is directed to a method for use in a system implementing a reference golf club, one or more sensors associated with the reference golf club, and a computing device. The method comprises receiving from the one or more sensors, by the computing device, swing data relating to a swing of the reference golf club, analyzing, by the computing device, the swing data to determine recommended shaft parameter values for each of a plurality of shaft parameters using an algorithm, accessing, by the computing device, a shaft database comprising actual shaft parameter values for each of the plurality of shaft parameters for each of a plurality of shafts, determining, by the computing device, at least one shaft from the plurality of shafts based, at least in part, on a comparison between the recommended shaft parameter values and the actual shaft parameter values, transmitting, by the computing device, information relating to the at least one shaft; and displaying, by the computing device, the information on a display of the computing device..
Dunlop Sports Company Limited

Golf club

A golf club includes a shaft, and a club head provided at an end of the shaft, wherein: the club head includes a head body and plate-like face member provided as a hitting face of the head body; and the face member is fixed to the head body only at a part of an upper or lower edge surface, or parts of both upper and lower edge surfaces of the face member. A fixing position of the face member may be located in the proximity of a node of a characteristic vibration in a case of freely supporting the face member.
Yamaha Corporation

Golf club head having a support to limit faceplate deformation

A golf club head includes a body having a face plate having a strike surface and an opposing interior surface, a rear end, and a sole connecting the faceplate with the rear end. The face plate, the rear end, and the sole partially define a cavity.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club

Selectively attaching the sleeve adjusts at least one of a loft angle and a lie angle of the club head.. .

Golf towel

A golf towel including a towel body, the towel body having both a first abrasive portion and a second abrasive portion for cleaning the dimples on a golf ball and the grooves in a golf club head, respectively. The first abrasive portion includes a plurality of nubs projecting outwardly therefrom and corresponding to dimples on a golf ball.

Protective travel golf bag

A protective golf bag system includes a golf bag a removable protective cover. The cover is supported by a protector fitted into a top opening of the bag.
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.

Iron-type golf club head with body wall apertures

An iron-type golf club head includes a body having a wall extending about an opening, a faceplate, at least four apertures extending through the wall, and at least four plugs. The wall has and outer peripheral surface and a first hardness value.
Wilson Sporting Goods Co.

Golf club

A golf club comprises a shaft, a club head, and a connection assembly that allows the shaft to be easily disconnected from the club head. In particular embodiments, the connection assembly includes a removable hosel sleeve that allows a shaft to be supported a desired predetermined orientation relative to the club head.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Stand alone golf club with auxiliary ground engaging support members

A stand-alone putter structured and weight balanced enabling the putter to stand upright in a favorable lie and loft position on a putting surface without any outside support formed of a club head, a shaft connected to the club head, and having a gripping area at the upper end of the shaft. The club head is conventional in design and includes a ball striking face, a rear surface, a heel, a toe, an upper surface and a bottom sole structured to serve as a first ground support surface for the putter in a conventional use position with the bottom sole lying on a putting surface.

Putter with adjustable alignment features

An adjustable golf club putter head is disclosed herein. The putter head includes a removable alignment feature that can be swapped with a different alignment feature to change the alignment pattern, and a removable divider piece that contrasts with the alignment feature and can be swapped with different divider pieces to affect the cosmetics of the putter head and also adjust the putter head's mass properties..
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club grip pressure feedback device and use

Devices and methods directed to golf training devices for providing feedback to the user on the grip pressure exerted on the golf club grip. In embodiments, the device is comprised of a grip configured to be coupled with the end portion of a golf club shaft.

Golf club shaft

A shaft 6 includes a plurality of layers formed by fiber reinforced resins. The layers include a hoop layer and bias layers.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club head or other ball striking device with removable and/or movable sole member

A ball striking device, such as a golf club, includes a head with a face having a striking surface configured for striking a ball and being defined by a plurality of peripheral edges, a body connected to the face and extending rearwardly from the peripheral edges of the face, and a sole member connected to the sole of the body. The sole member may be removably connected to the sole, which can permit removal and replacement with another sole member having a different property.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head

Provided is a golf club head having a sole portion. In the sole portion, first and second grooves are formed extending in a toe-heel direction and recessed toward the inside of the sole portion.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club head

Provided is a golf club head having a hollow structure and including a face portion, a crown portion, and a sole portion. In the sole portion, a first groove and a second groove are formed extending in a toe-heel direction and recessed toward the inside of the sole portion.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Supported iron set

The present invention is directed to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid irons and short irons. The irons have a progressive horizontal cg location.
Acushnet Company

Iron type golf club set

A set 2 includes two or more iron type golf clubs 4 having loft angles different from each other. Each club 4 includes a shaft sf, a head hd, and a grip gp.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Iron type golf club set

A set 2 includes two or more iron type golf clubs 4 having loft angles different from each other. Each club 4 includes a shaft sf, a head hd, and a grip gp.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club and golf club set

(b) the inclination angle θ2h is greater than the inclination angle θ2c.. .

Contrast-enhanced golf club heads

golf club heads include white diffusing top surfaces to aid in club head alignment. Wood type club heads also include a dark diffusing club face so that a crown/face border is emphasized.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Golf club head

A golf club head includes a body defining an interior cavity. The body includes a sole positioned at a bottom portion of the golf club head, a crown positioned at a top portion, and a skirt positioned around a periphery between the sole and crown.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Adjustable length golf clubs and methods of manufacturing adjustable length golf clubs

Embodiments of adjustable length golf clubs and methods of manufacturing adjustable length golf clubs are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed..
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

Aerodynamic golf club head

An aerodynamic golf club head having a crown section that imparts beneficial aerodynamic properties due in part to the location of a crown apex and the curvature of the crown section.. .
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

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

Iron-type golf club head or other ball striking device

A ball striking device, such as an iron-type golf club head, includes a face having a ball striking surface and a body connected to the face. The body has a sole surface extending rearward from a leading edge of the face, and a toe surface extending rearward from a toe edge of the face.
Nike, Inc

Golf club head with replaceable face

A golf club head having a replaceable striking face is disclosed herein. More specifically, the present invention discloses a golf club head where at least a portion of the frontal striking surface of the face is detachable and replaceable to improve performance.
Acushnet Company

Golf club shaft assembly

Embodiments of golf clubs with coupling mechanisms are presented herein. In some embodiments, a golf club comprises a shaft having a shaft bore and a first end, and a club head having a coupling mechanism, the coupling mechanism including a hosel, an insert configured to be positioned within the hosel, the insert including a top end, a bottom end, an insert bore configured to receive the first end of the shaft, the insert bore having a bottom surface and an insert bore depth measured from the bottom surface to the top end of the insert, and a reinforcement member extending from the bottom surface of the insert bore, the reinforcement member configured to be positioned within the shaft bore to reinforce the coupling mechanism..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Aiming feedback system with inertial sensors

An aiming system that provides feedback on how closely the aim of an object is aligned with a direction to a target. An inertial sensor on the object provides data on the object's position and orientation; this data is combined with target direction information to determine how to correct the aim.
Blast Motion Inc.

Sport sensing system

A system has footwear and a striking device. The striking device has a shaft connected to a striking surface for contacting an object.

Golf club head with center of gravity adjustability

The present invention is directed to a golf club head comprising one or more center of gravity and bias adjustment features. In some embodiments, the golf club head comprises an elongated cartridge having one or more sockets or weight ports to receive weight plugs, the arrangement of which can be changed to adjust the mass properties of the golf club head.
Callaway Golf Company

Iron type golf club head

A head 2 includes a face surface 4, a back surface 6, and a sole surface 8. The back surface 6 includes a top side region rt and a sole side region rs.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.

Golf club head

An iron-type golf club head comprising a topline, a sole in opposed relation to the topline, and a front portion extending from the topline toward the sole. The front portion includes a leading edge, a substantially planar hitting region including a face center, and a peripheral region.
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.

Balanced set of iron type golf clubs

A a method of making set of a plurality of at least a combination of three golf clubs of progressive lofts that are matched to provide identical swing characteristics; each of the golf clubs including a club head, a shaft and a grip at the upper end of said shaft; each club of the combination characterized by having an essentially identically located, computer designed center of gravity; each club being further defined by the shaft having an equal length, having an identical swing weight, identical grip weight and an identical club head weight.. .

Method, apparatus, and system for golf product reconfiguration and selection

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

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

Method for configuring the face of a putter

The present invention is a method of forming the ball striking face of a putter type golf club to control the amount of force applied to a golf ball for a given stroke in order that golf ball struck away from the center of percussion of the face travels essentially the same distance as golf balls struck precisely at the center of percussion.. .

Golf club head with back cavity protrusion

A golf club head including a body having a front portion, a rear portion, a toe portion, a heel portion, a top portion, and a bottom portion. The body further includes a cavity in the front portion.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf clubs and golf club heads

Golf clubs and/or golf club heads include a club head body defining an interior chamber, structure for engaging a shaft with the body, and/or a shaft engaged with the body. The club head body may have an overall length of at least 4.5 inches and an overall breadth of at least 4.2 inches.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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.
Max Out Golf, Llc

Motion analysis apparatus, motion analysis system, motion analysis method, recording medium, and display method

A golf swing analysis apparatus detects a state of a shaft of a golf club by using an output from an inertial sensor, calculates a relative rotation angle of the shaft which changes about an axis of the shaft until the shaft transitions from a first state to a second state due to a swing of the shaft, and compares the calculated relative rotation angle with a reference relative rotation angle in a reference swing which is used as a reference, with respect to at least one of a change range of the relative rotation angle, the required time from the first state to a state in which the relative rotation angle becomes the maximum, and the maximum value of the relative rotation angle, and outputs a comparison result.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Method of coupling a motion sensor to a piece of equipment

Method for coupling a sensor to a piece of equipment, such as a golf club, baseball bat, or tennis racket, that ensures that the sensor is in a known position and orientation relative to the equipment. Compensates and calibrates for degrees of freedom introduced in manufacturing and installation.
Blast Motion Inc.

Support for golf bag towel

A golf bag including a body defining a housing adapted to receive one or more golf clubs, and extending between a bottom portion and a top portion. The golf bag further includes an attachment mechanism coupled to the body, and configured to secure a first portion of a towel.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Advanced hybrid iron type golf club

The present invention is a unique advanced hybrid iron type golf club having a curved face. The golf club incorporates the discovery of unique relationships among key club head engineering variables such as volume, blade length, heel blade length section, zcg, front-to-back dimension, and club moment arm..
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc

Golf club heads with optimized characteristics and related methods

Embodiments of golf club heads with optimized characteristics including optimizing the head center of gravity height and depth in relation to the head volume and mass, are presented herein. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head or other ball striking device with face having modulus variance

A ball striking device, such as a golf club head, includes a face having a ball striking surface, an inner surface opposite the ball striking surface, and a thickness defined between the ball striking surface and the inner surface, and a body connected to the face and extending rearward from the face. The face has a modulus gradient across the thickness of the face, such that the modulus of the face varies at different distances from the ball striking surface.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club heads having a hydrophobic surface and methods to manufacture golf club heads having a hydrophobic surface

Embodiments of golf club heads having a hydrophobic surface and methods to manufacture such golf club heads are generally described herein. The golf club heads are configured to comprise a ball-striking face and at least two channels formed therein.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head customization

A method of customizing a golf club, wherein the method includes generating operating data representative of a user operating a mechanical device. The operating data is generated by a first sensor sized and configured to be removably positioned in a mounting port formed on the mechanical device during operation of the mechanical device.
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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