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new patent Golf grip aid and method
Provided is a golf glove and a golf grip having corresponding patterns that enable a proper grip of a golf club. The golf glove and/or grip can come made with the patterns, or the patterns can be subsequently added.
Luft Industrie Inc.


new patent Golf training apparatus
Novel tools and techniques for teaching a player the proper alignment when addressing a golf ball. In one aspect, such tools and techniques provide an alignment aid that allows the player to visualize both the intended target line of the shot as well as the position of the ball relative to the player's stance, allowing the player to easily modify his stance to obtain the proper alignment..
Squared Up Corporation


new patent Arm sleeve golf training aid
An arm sleeve golf training aid includes two arm sleeves connected by an elastic strap. The two arm sleeves can be respectively fitted over the arms of a user for protection against skin damage from sunlight and prevention of sports injuries.

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

new patent Shoulder strap carrying system for a golf bag and the golf bag made therewith
A shoulder strap carrying system for a golf bag includes a first shoulder strap and a handle affixed to the first shoulder strap.. .

new patent Golf bag and golf bag collar
A golf bag and golf bag collar structure are disclosed. More specifically, a golf bag including a rigid frame including a collar having a top edge and a bottom edge is disclosed.
Dunlop Sports Company Limited


new patent Manufacturing method and golf club head
A manufacturing method includes a measurement step of measuring a spring effect of a face portion of a hollow golf club head, and a selection step of selecting, based on a measurement result of the measurement step, an adjustment device, out of a plurality of adjustment devices, to be attached to an attachment portion of the golf club head. The plurality of adjustment devices have different degrees of suppression to the spring effect of the face portion from each other..
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.


new patent Golf club with flexure
A golf club head including a face having a flat ball-striking surface and a body that form a flexure. The golf club head has a feature formed in a sole of the golf club head that provides a flexure..
Acushnet Company


new patent Lie adjustable high moment of inertia putter
A high moment of inertia is enabled in a novel golf putter head in which also infinite adjustment of the lie angle and adjustment of total weight over a very wide range are enabled. The putter can be configured for either right-handed or left-handed players.
Veritas Golf, Llc


new patent Golf club head hosel marking
A method and a related system of forming laser etched indicia on an external surface of the golf club. The method includes directing a laser beam onto a golf club head, and etching a prescribed indicia into the golf club head.
Dunlop Sports Company Limited


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Metallized and masked golf ball and method

The present invention is directed to a metallized golf ball possessing a masked section and methods for achieving a metallized golf ball possessing a masked section. The invention provides a golf ball masking stand, which effectively masks a portion of a golf ball, allowing coatings to be applied to the golf ball, while preventing coating of the masked section.

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Golf ball having oval dimples

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Motion analysis method, motion analysis apparatus, motion analysis system, and program

A motion analysis method, a motion analysis apparatus, a motion analysis system, and a program, capable of presenting attitude information of an exercise appliance when a subject holds the exercise appliance. A motion analysis method includes a rotation angle computation step of computing a rotation angle θ about a long axis of a shaft of a golf club when a subject holds the golf club, by using outputs from a sensor unit attached to the golf club, and an initial attitude information generation step of generating initial attitude information regarding an initial attitude of the golf club by using the rotation angle θ..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Apparatus and injection molding a golf ball

The present invention is directed to a retractable pin injection mold system and method of forming a layer of a golf ball using the system. By utilizing a radial gate along with stationary vent pins in the mold, the present invention allows for injection molding of a dimpled outer or inner layer having superior physical properties and more consistent aerodynamics..
Acushnet Company

Night golf system

A night golfing system provides an el wire for outlining features of a golf course, to facilitate night golfing. The system employs a specific color-coding scheme as follows: green—surrounds the surface of the green; yellow—surrounds the surface of the bunker; blue—surrounds or laid out to the side of the water hazard; red—surrounds or laid out to the side of the hazard line; white—used to outline the walking/riding path and the tee box.

Golf training apparatus

A golf training apparatus which provides technical information not inclusive of proper stance in relationship to the ball placement correcting poor foot alignment, speed and angle of proper golf club swing, proper foot placement, proper stance, club control, and targeted site alignment information to the golfer. The apparatus provides a straight line of site to the intended target to be hit by the golf ball projectile and simultaneously indicates proper position of the ball in relationship to the target to be hit, the golfer's feet and stance.

Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture to measure, analyze and share golf swing and ball motion characteristics

Embodiments of systems, methods, computer-readable media and article of manufacture related to measuring, analyzing, and sharing golf swing and ball motion characteristics are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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 arms 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 heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. A golf club head may include a body portion having a face portion with regions of varying thickness.
Parsons Xtreme Golf, Llc

System of golf club heads with reduced variability in characteristic time and methods of manufacturing systems of golf club heads having reduced variability in characteristic time

A system of golf club heads having reduced variability in characteristic time is disclosed herein. Further, a method of manufacturing a system of golf club heads having reduced variability in characteristic time is disclosed herein..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Thermoplastic polyurethane compositions for golf balls

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Golf club cleaning device and use

A cleaning device for cleaning golf club heads includes a cleaning chamber having an interior that houses a cleaning solution, and an opening leading to the interior. A lid is removably affixed over the opening.

Head frame of golf bag

The invention provides a head frame for golf bag and comprises an annular frame and a separator. At least one inserting part is fitted at inner side of the frame body with a slot with open side up and a guide block at one side of the slot.

Golf putter

A golf putter comprised of a shaft having an axis, a hosel attached to the shaft and a head attached to the hosel. The head of the putter has a face, a top and a sole.
4321 Holding Company, Llc

Golf club head having a composite crown

A golf club head having a high cor that is durable and has desirable acoustic qualities. The club head includes a body portion, a striking face and a crown forming a hollow cavity of at least 150 cc in volume.
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Iron type golf club head construction

A method of manufacturing an iron type golf club head, including forming an iron type golf club head blank, the iron type golf club head blank having an oversized hosel portion and an oversized body portion, the iron type golf club head blank configured to accommodate a plurality of iron type golf club heads, each iron type golf club head having a unique loft angle; and removing material from said oversized body portion of said iron type golf club head blank.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf ball with built-in ic chip

A golf ball of the present invention includes a small-size ic tag including an ic chip and a first antenna directly connected to the ic chip and having a size of 5 mm or less; and a conductive second antenna of which a part is disposed near the ic tag. The ic tag and the second antenna do not need to be in physical contact with each other.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf balls having covers made from plasticized thermoplastic compositions containing non-acid polymers

Multi-layered golf balls containing a two layered cover assembly are provided. In one embodiment, the cover assembly includes a relatively soft inner cover and relatively hard outer cover.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball resin composition and golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball resin composition having high resilience and flexibility. The present invention provides a golf ball resin composition, comprising (a) at least one resin component selected from the group consisting of (a-1) a binary copolymer, (a-2) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of a binary copolymer, (a-3) a ternary copolymer, and (a-4) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of a ternary copolymer, (b) a saturated fatty acid, (c) an unsaturated fatty acid, and (d) an unsaturated aliphatic polycarboxylic acid; comprising (b) the saturated fatty acid, (c) the unsaturated fatty acid and (d) the unsaturated aliphatic polycarboxylic acid in a total amount ranging from 80 parts by mass to 200 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of (a) the resin component; and having a neutralization degree of more than 80 mole %..
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf ball having formed therein hit line for making fade shot or draw shot, and manufacturing method therefor

A golf ball having formed therein a hit line for making a fade shot or a draw shot, and a manufacturing method therefor and, more specifically, to a golf ball having formed therein a hit line for making a fade shot or a draw shot, and a manufacturing method therefor, the golf ball having a balance line, a fade line, and a draw line formed on the outer surface of the golf ball to thus unify a golfer's intended direction and the flying direction of the golf ball if a driving shot or a putting shot is made, thereby enabling putting with a precise hit and enabling a fade shot or a draw shot to be more effectively made. The present invention relates to a golf ball having a plurality of dimples and a bonding line formed on the outer peripheral surface thereof, wherein: a gravity center indication point for indicating the center of gravity of the golf ball is formed on the outer surface of the golf ball; a balance line passing through the gravity center indication point is formed; and a fade line for guiding a fade shot and a draw line for guiding a draw shot are formed on both sides on the basis of the balance line in a state of being spaced apart from each other at regular intervals..
Acegolf Co., Ltd.

Low dimple coverage and low drag golf ball

A golf ball has a lower drag than conventional golf balls due to the arrangement of dimples on the outer surface of the golf ball, which arrangement produces a correspondingly lower percentage of outer surface area that is covered by the dimples. In particular, dimple coverage area may be less than 70%, and more specifically between about 18.6% and about 60.8%, of the outer surface area.
George Washington University

Motion sensor in a sports instrument

A solution is provided to enhance motion detection and recognition of moving objects associated with various sports by embedding motion sensors into sports instruments such as tennis rackets, badminton rackets, baseball bats and golf clubs, that are swung in a three-dimensional (3d) space. A motion sensor device inserted and locked inside a sports instrument is configured to detect motions associated with movements associated with the sports instrument.
Zepp Labs, Inc.

Method for manufacturing a golf club head

A method for manufacturing a golf club head with an improved surface hardness and surface strength is disclosed. The method includes forging a spring steel to form a club head body with a striking faceplate portion and a back portion opposite to the striking faceplate portion, and quenching the club head body by a quenching medium at 800-1000° c..
Fusheng Precision Co., Ltd

Golf putting pad and game

In some embodiments, a golf putting pad may include a substrate, a boundary area extending about a periphery of the substrate, and a putting area extending over a portion of the substrate inside of the boundary area. The putting area may include a plurality of holes, each of which may be sized to receive a golf ball.

Golf putting training aid

A golf swing training aid having opposing concave pads suitable for being positioned between the legs of a user and comprising an attachment mechanism attached to the training aid that secures an alignment apparatus.. .

Device and launching a projectile across a range

A device and method for launching a projectile, such as a golf ball, across a range. The device enables a golf ball to be launched across a golf course with greater control than is possible with a traditional golf club.
Symtar Ventures

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.
Callaway Golf Company

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

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

Cg height adjustability by conformal weighting

A golf club head comprising a conformal weight sized to fit within a recess or channel disposed in a crown or sole is disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the crown or sole itself is a conformal weight, and is removably affixed to a base structure comprising a striking face and a skeletal support structure.
Callaway Golf Company

Golf club head and manufacturing same

The present invention provides a golf club head that enables increasing the moment of inertia while also improving durability, and a manufacturing method for the same. The golf club head of the present invention includes a crown portion.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf club

Aspects of the invention are directed to golf club having a crown a sole and a face and a primary alignment feature including a paint or masking line which delineates the transition between at least a first portion of the crown having an area of contrasting shade or color with the shade or color of the face. In some embodiments the golf club has a primary alignment feature comprising a paint or masking line which delineates the transition between at least a first portion of the crown having an area of contrasting shade or color and the area of shade or color of the face and the club head also includes a secondary alignment feature including a paint or masking line which delineates the transition between the first portion of the crown having an area of contrasting shade or color with the shade or color of the face; and a second portion of the crown having an area of contrasting shade or color with the shade or color of the first portion..
Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Weighted 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 and a heel weight member coupled in a hosel cavity..
Acushnet Company

Golf-club head comprised of low-friction materials, and making same

Described is a golf club with an outer surface comprising a low-friction ceramic material with suitable thickness and configuration. In one aspect, at least the striking surface and/or sole of a golf-club head is made of a low-friction material including at least one of: titanium nitride, titanium carbonitride, titanium oxynitride, titanium carbide, titanium aluminum nitride, aluminum titanium nitride, titanium silicon nitride, titanium niobium nitride, titanium zirconium nitride, silicon nitride, aluminum oxide, zirconium oxide, silicon oxide, zirconium nitride, chromium nitride, chromium carbonitride, chromium aluminum nitride, aluminum chromium nitride, titanium aluminum silicon nitride, and one or more combinations thereof..
Rgp Innovations, Llc

Head profile for a golf club iron

The head of a golf iron having an improved profile that enables a golfer to accurately align the club head with a golf ball so that the club head will strike the ball at the sweet spot located on the club face. The club head has a top edge which runs above the club face and includes first and second portions that extend in first and second directions.

Golf ball and manufacture

In a golf ball having a core and a cover, the core is formed of a rubber composition, has center and surface portions which are unfoamed regions and has an intermediate portion containing a foamed region. The core is produced by charging the rubber composition, which contains a blowing agent, into a first curing mold and curing under given conditions, then removing the molded rubber material in a semi-cured state from the first mold, transferring the semi-cured material to a second curing mold and curing under given conditions.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Multi-layer golf ball

Multi-layer golf balls having a hard, high compression center, a relatively soft intermediate layer, and a stiff outer cover layer, are provided. The outer surface hardness of the intermediate layer is less than that of both the center and the outer cover layer..
Acushnet Company

Golf ball incorporating at least one layer formed from a millable polyurethane rubber composition

golf ball comprising at least one layer having a shore d material hardness of from about 10 to about 55 and consisting of a millable polyurethane rubber composition comprising rubber consisting of: at least one polyether-based millable polyurethane rubber; at least one polyester-based millable polyurethane rubber; at least one polycaprolactone-based millable polyurethane rubber; or combinations thereof; wherein the millable polyurethane rubber composition is vulcanized. The rubber may be mixed/compounded with additional non-rubber ingredients such as at least one cross linking agent, peroxide initiator, filler, antioxidant, processing agent, light stabilizer, colorant, adhesion promotor, isocyanate and/or polyol, or combinations thereof.
Acushnet Company

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball

Wherein h is a deformation amount, which is expressed by a compressive deformation amount of the golf ball; s is a virtual plane area, which is a surface area of the golf ball determined supposing that no dimple exists on the surface of the golf ball; and ps7 is a pressurized area, which is an area of the golf ball contacting a plane when a load of 6864 n is applied to the golf ball. The bottom of the dimple includes a center protruding portion with a curved shape protruding toward an outside of the golf ball..

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball.
Acushnet Company

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball selection using mobile computer device with camera

There is provided is a method and computer program product for selecting an appropriate golf ball for a subject by using a mobile computer device with a camera. The method includes: inputting information concerning hitting skill of the subject to the mobile computer device; performing a calibration of a distance and/or direction between two points in a screen of the mobile computer for shooting a moving image; shooting a moving image by the camera of the mobile computer device when the subject hits a golf ball by a golf club; determining a head speed of the golf club before an impact of the club and the ball from the shot moving image based on the calibration; computing a golf ball product having a suitable performance for the subject from the input information concerning hitting skill and the determined head speed, based on a database comprising data of information concerning hitting skills of players, data of head speeds before impact of club and ball, and data of performances of golf ball products which are correlated with each other; and displaying the computed recommended golf ball product on the mobile computer device..
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.





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