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 Golf training device patent thumbnailGolf training device
A golf training device for use in a glove or under the ball of the foot or under the heel, which includes pressure sensors, a visual display which is flexibly connected to the sensors for adjusting the position to suit the wearer, and a controller programmed to provide visual feedback to indicate if the pressure is appropriate or not. For a glove the sensors are located on the palm at the junction with the first three fmgers.

 Golf putter with range of feel characteristics patent thumbnailGolf putter with range of feel characteristics
A golf putter head includes a back body and a face body having a golf ball contact surface. The face body includes an entirety of the contact surface, with the back body and the face body having surfaces without contact across a gap defined by the surfaces.
Sentio Golf, Inc.


 Method and system for cleaning and restoring a golf club grip patent thumbnailMethod 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 trolley, systems, and related methods patent thumbnailGolf trolley, systems, and related methods
A golf trolley that is easily attached to a golf bag or integrated into a golf bag, thus permitting the effective transport of a golf bag across a golf course. The golf trolley is collapsible and consists of several components that all fit within a pocket of a standard golf bag.

 Golf club heads with ribs and related methods patent thumbnailGolf 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 patent thumbnailMetal 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 patent thumbnailGolf 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 patent thumbnailGolf 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 patent thumbnailGolf 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 patent thumbnailGolf 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 balls having volumetric equivalence on opposing hemispheres and symmetric flight performance and methods of making same

golf balls according to the present invention achieve flight symmetry and overall satisfactory flight performance due to a dimple surface volume ratio that is equivalent between opposing hemispheres despite the use of different dimple geometries, different dimple arrangements, and/or different dimple counts on the opposing hemispheres.. .
Acushnet Company

Method for forming golf ball and mold therefor

A method for forming a golf ball provides a core member comprising a core of a golf ball into a cavity of a mold so that the core member is supported by a movable holding pin disposed in the mold; forming a layer outside the core member by injecting a material of the layer into the cavity; and retracting the pin from the cavity into the mold during the material injection so that a portion projecting from a surface of the layer is formed by a tip of the pin, the projecting portion having a site area of at least 0.2% in relation to an entire area of the tip of the pin and having a height of at least 0.2 mm. This method can be implemented by controlling the retraction of the pin, or alternatively by using the pin having a predetermined indentation portion on the tip..

Golf putting correction device

Disclosed is a golf putting correction device. The golf putting correction device of the present disclosure includes: a body formed long in one direction so as to form a straight runway on which a golf ball rolls, and having a marked line formed along the center of the straight runway; and a guide formed above the straight runway, and having a through-hole formed to be parallel with the marked line, wherein a putting posture is corrected by a putting practice while observing the marked line through the through-hole.

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.

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

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

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 balls having a foam inner core with thermal barrier

golf balls having a multi-layered core made of a foamed composition are provided. The core assembly preferably includes a foam inner core (center) and surrounding outer core layer.

Multi-layer core golf ball

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

Golf ball having dimples with concentric or non-concentric grooves

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the alteration of the dimple surfaces. In particular, the present invention relates to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having circular perimeters and dimple profiles having a concentric groove or a non-concentric groove on the surface of the dimple.

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

Golf-ball compression measurement

A hand-held compression-tester for golf balls applies a biasing force to the golf-ball, loads it, and then releases the load so that only the biasing force remains. Based on the evolution of a loading curve during these intervals, the compression-tester estimates a compression value..
Golftek, Llc

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.. .

Biopeg tethertee

This invention relates to the golf industry, it is comprised of 2 tees connected with a line that tethers the 2 tees together which minimizes the possibility of loss. The invention is used for teeing up, or elevating the golf ball from the ground when the rules allow so.

Smart phone holding system

A smart phone holding system for coupling a smart phone to a golf bag includes a golf bag has an upper edge. A stanchion is removably coupled to the golf bag having the stanchion extending upwardly from the golf bag.

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

Golf ball

A golf ball 2 includes a spherical core 4, an inner mid layer 6, an outer mid layer 8, a reinforcing layer 10, and a cover 12. When distances (%) from a central point of the core 4 to nine points and jis-c hardnesses at the nine points, which nine points are obtained by dividing a region from the central point of the core 4 to a surface of the core 4 at intervals of 12.5% of a radius of the core 4, are plotted in a graph, r2 of a linear approximation curve obtained by a least-square method is equal to or greater than 0.95.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Portable golf bag carrying and transporting device

The golf bag carrying and transporting device of the present invention comprises at least one immobilizing flap that allows it to be secured inside a vehicle without shifting position as the vehicle moves, and it can carry and transport a single or multiple golf back and other accessorites. The immobilizing flap is securely affixed to one side of the container, and is protrudes through the base of the tailgate, trunk or door of the vehicle, stabilizing the golf bag carrier in the golf bag area of the vehicle..

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.

Methods for making golf balls having heterogeneous layers and resulting balls

Methods for making multi-piece golf balls having an outer cover, intermediate, or other layer comprising a heterogeneous composition are provided. The heterogeneous composition comprises a mixture of compounds a and b.

Golf ball having surface divided by line segments of great circles and small circles

A surface of a sphere is divided by using not only great circles but also small circles, forming a spherical polyhedron. The spherical polyhedron includes two spherical regular pentagons, each having a center at the pole, ten spherical isosceles triangles near the pole, ten spherical pentagons near the equator, and ten other spherical isosceles triangles near the equator.

Golfing apparel

A compression garment for playing golf, wherein at least a portion of the garment is configured to provide compression of a torso of a user and at least a portion of the garment includes a low-friction outer surface.. .

Golf swing trainer

A golf swing trainer apparatus for straightening or otherwise improving a golf swing. The golf swing trainer may include a rod, a handle connected on one end of the rod, a bulb disposed on the other end of the rod, and a magnetic base positioned in the middle of the rod.

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

Methods for making golf ball components using three-dimensional additive manufacturing systems

Methods for making golf balls and golf ball components using three-dimensional (3d) additive manufacturing systems are provided. The golf ball includes at least one three-dimensional piece.
Acushnet Company

Golf balls having foam inner core and themoplastic outer core

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane.
Acushnet Company

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

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

Golf balls having dual-layered cores with metal-containing centers

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-layered core are provided. The ball further includes single or multi-layered covers.
Acushnet Company

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 training device

A golf training device comprised of a planar quadrilateral-shaped adjustable frame having vertically extendable sway bars that assists a golfer to establish a proper stance and “body turn” during a golf swing is disclosed. The device can be easily setup and transported to permit repetitive use, is relatively easy to manufacture, and cost-effective.

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.. .

Adjustable golf training system

A golf swing training device comprising has a support base for contacting a support surface, such as the ground. There is a vertical support element extending upward from the support base having a lateral support arm transverse on the vertical support element with a relatively left side and a relatively right side.

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

Multi-layer golf ball

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

Golf ball with excellent interlayer adhesion between adjacent differing layers

golf ball and method for making it, comprising a first layer that comprises a first polymeric composition and is surrounded by and adjacent to a second layer comprising a second polymeric composition different than the first polymeric composition; with one of these layers further comprising at least one silane-containing adhesion promoter such as organosilanes and/or organosiloxanes throughout in an amount of from about 0.1 wt. % to about 5.0 wt.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball

The invention provides a golf ball having a core and a cover of one layer or a plurality of layers, wherein the core is formed of a material molded under heat from a rubber composition containing (a) a base rubber, (b) an organic peroxide, and (c) water and/or a metal monocarboxylate, and has a hysteresis loss of 50% or less when compressed at a load cell speed of 500 mm/min and under a constant load of 5,000 n.. .
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf ball

The invention provides a golf ball having a core and a cover of one layer or a plurality of layers, the core being formed of a material molded under heat from a rubber composition which includes (a) a base rubber, (b) an organic peroxide, and (c) water and/or a metal monocarboxylate. The product p×e of the difference p (mol/m3) in crosslink density between the core surface and the core center, as measured based on a toluene swelling test, multiplied by the deflection e (mm) of the core when compressed under a final load of 1,275 n (130 kgf) from an initial load state of 98 n (10 kgf) is at least 28×102 mol/m3·mm..
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Virtual golf system and methods

Virtual golf system for playing golf, comprising a plurality of trackable golf balls, wherein each golf ball comprises transmitting means for broadcasting electromagnetic beacon signals for detecting a position of the golf ball, a position determination unit comprising three receiving antenna's arranged for receiving beacon signals broadcasted by any of said plurality of trackable golf balls, and wherein said position determination unit is arranged to determine a position of said golf ball on a driving range based on time differences of a broadcasted beacon signal received by said receiving antenna's. A plurality of trackable golf balls and a plurality of players may be active at the same time.

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

Personal golfing assistant and graphically displaying golf related information and for collection, processing and distribution of golf related data

A personal golfing assistant system is comprised of software running on a pda attached directly or remotely to a gps receiver that enables the user to survey and/or electronically capture geophysical golf data. A handheld device connected to or integrated with a gps receiver can instead be used.
Skyhawke Technologies, Llc

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.. .

Dual core golf ball having positive-hardness-gradient thermoplastic inner core and positive-hardness-gradient thermoset outer core layer

A golf ball comprising an inner core layer including a thermoplastic material and having a geometric center hardness less than the surface hardness to define a positive hardness gradient. An outer core layer is formed over the inner core.
Acushnet Company

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.

Golf bag having hub shoulder strap connector for converting from two straps to single strap

A golf bag having a shoulder strap assembly including a two strap system that can be converted to a single strap system is provided. In the two strap system, strap a is fitted over one shoulder and strap b is fitted over the other shoulder.
Acushnet Company

Golf bag having shoulder strap assembly for converting from two straps to single strap

A golf bag having a shoulder strap assembly including a two strap system that can be converted to a single strap system is provided. In the two strap system, strap a is fitted over one shoulder and strap b is fitted over the other shoulder.
Acushnet Company

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.

Golf ball liner

Provided is a golf ball liner for rapidly and exactly printing, on a golf ball, a putting line or a mark indicating the owner of the ball. The golf ball liner includes a housing having an inside space in which a golf ball is accommodated, a moving part mounted on the housing and configured to move toward or away from the golf ball, a supporter mounted in an inside space of the moving part, a stamp supported by the supporter and configured to move with the moving part and the supporter to print a putting line or mark on the golf ball, and a first detachable part formed on each of the stamp and the supporter and configured to couple or separate the stamp to or from the supporter..

Golf ball incorporating at least three adjacent ionomeric and/or hnp-based layers having multiple related property gradients there between

golf ball having at least three layers comprising ionomeric and/or hnp compositions, wherein for each two adjacent layers, a relationship is established between a ratio of the volumes of the two adjacent layers and a ratio of the percent neutralizations of those two layers such that the volumes and % neutralizations of all layers are interrelated and interdependent to produce unique and desirable playing characteristics. In one embodiment, a golf ball of the invention has t layers, wherein t≧3 and each of t layers has a different volume “v” and comprises an ionomeric and/or hnp composition having a different % neutralization “n”; and wherein each of n inner layers of the t layers (n<t) has an adjacent surrounding layer n+1 such that a volume vn and a % neutralization nn of each inner layer and a volume v(n+1) and % neutralization n(n+1) of each adjacent surrounding layer n+1 satisfy the relationship (v(n+1)−vn)/v(n+1)≦(nn−n(n+1))/n(n+1)..
Acushnet Company

Golf ball incorporating at least three adjacent ionomeric and/or hnp-based layers having multiple related property gradients there between

golf ball having at least three layers comprising an ionomeric and/or hnp composition, wherein for each two adjacent layers, a relationship is established between a ratio of the volumes of the two adjacent layers and a ratio of the percent neutralizations of those two layers such that the volumes and % neutralizations of all layers are interrelated and interdependent to produce unique and desirable playing characteristics. In one embodiment, each of t layers, wherein t≧3, has a different volume “v” and comprises an ionomeric/hnp composition having a different % neutralization “n”; and wherein each of n inner layers of the t layers (n<t) has an adjacent surrounding layer n+1 such that a volume vn and a % neutralization nn of each inner layer and a volume v(n+1) and % neutralization n(n+1) of each adjacent surrounding layer n+1 satisfy the relationship (v(n+1)−vn)/v(n+1)≦(n(n+1)−nn)/nn..
Acushnet Company

Golf ball incorporating at least three adjacent ionomeric and/or hnp-based layers having multiple related property gradients there between

golf ball having at least three layers comprising ionomeric and/or hnp compositions, wherein for each two adjacent layers, a relationship is established between a ratio of the volumes of the two adjacent layers and a ratio of the percent neutralizations of those two layers such that the volumes and % neutralizations of all layers are interrelated and interdependent to produce unique and desirable playing characteristics. In one embodiment, a golf ball of the invention has t layers, wherein t≧3 and each of t layers has a different volume “v” and comprises an ionomeric and/or hnp composition having a different % neutralization “n”.
Acushnet Company

Golf balls having a foam center with regions of different hardness

golf balls having a multi-layered core made of a foamed composition are provided. The core preferably has a foam inner core (center) and surrounding thermoset or thermoplastic outer core layer.
Acushnet Company

Dual core golf ball having positive-hardness-gradient thermoplastic inner core and positive-hardness-gradient thermoset outer core layer

A golf ball includes a thermoplastic inner core and a thermoset outer core layer. The inner core has a surface hardness of about 40 to 80 shore c and a center hardness of about 30 to 75 shore c, the center hardness being less than the surface hardness to define a first positive hardness gradient.
Acushnet Company

Medium gradient dual core golf ball

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

Three-cover-layer golf ball having transparent or plasticized polyamide intermediate layer

A golf ball includes a core and a three-layer cover disposed adjacent the core. The three-layer cover includes an inner cover, an intermediate cover, and an outer cover.
Acushnet Company

Multi-layer cover golf ball having a high acid casing layer

A golf ball includes a single core having an outer surface and a geometric center. The core is formed from a substantially homogenous rubber composition.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball material and golf ball

A golf ball material includes (a) one or more resin ingredient selected from the group consisting of olefin-unsaturated carboxylic acid random copolymers, olefin-unsaturated carboxylic acid-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester random copolymers, and metal ion neutralization products of these copolymers; (d) an amino compound having at least 2 amino groups per molecule; (b) one or more resin ingredient selected from the group consisting of polyethylene, polyesters and polyamide elastomers; and (c) an agent for compatibilizing components (a) and (b). The compatibilizing agent (c) includes: (c-i) two different types of base polymer selected from a specific group, (c-ii) a hydrogenated diene polymer having at least one type of functional moiety selected from a specific group of moieties, and (c-iii) an olefinic polymer having at least one type of functional moiety selected from a specific group of moieties..
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

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 swing training device

A golf swing training device is provided with a hoop positioned above and inclined relative to an operating surface; a support frame connected to and adapted to support the hoop; and a carriage. The carriage has a body portion, a club holder being pivotally connected to the body portion, and a roller dolly being connected to the body portion, the roller dolly being secured to the hoop and adapted to rotate around a circumference of the hoop, wherein a longitudinal club shaft axis of the club holder is angularly offset relative to a plane which is perpendicular to an axis of symmetry of the hoop..
Bellasilky Investments Pty Ltd

Golf training apparatus

An apparatus for golf training includes a wrist strap and a ring which are shaped and sized to be worn by a user. A cable extends between the wrist strap and the ring, and certain movements thereof are configured to provide an indication of improper swing form using an audible stimulus.

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.

Universal lie-balanced putter system

A counter-balance grip system for a golf putter that allows for counter-balancing in the three degrees-of-freedom of relevant putter motion. A main balance-weight body is attached to the end of a putter shaft and allows for axial and radial asymmetric internal balance weighting about the putter 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

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 balls having foam center containing clay particulate

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core made of a foamed composition and a cover are provided. Preferably, the core is dual-layered having has a foam inner core (center) and surrounding thermoset or thermoplastic outer core layer.
Acushnet Company

Determination of spin parameters of a sports ball

A method of determining spin parameters of a sports ball, such as spin axis and rotation velocity of a golf ball. The spin axis is determined solely from the trajectory of the flying ball, and the rotational velocity is determined from a frequency analysis of a signal provided by a radar, which signal comprises spectrum traces positioned equidistantly in frequency, which frequency distance relates to the spin velocity..
Trackman A/s

Multi-layer core golf ball

golf balls comprising a multi-layer core and a cover are disclosed. The multi-layer core comprises at least three layers, including at least one thermoset layer and at least one thermoplastic layer.
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.
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.. .

Automatic golf ball lifting device

An automatic golf ball lifting device capable of lifting a golf ball up to ground level comprises a first cylinder having dimension of a standard golf hole, and a second cylinder fit into the first cylinder where inside second cylinder there installed mechanisms for lifting the golf ball up to the ground level. The mechanisms for lifting the golf ball up in the second cylinder comprises: a golf ball plate; a load cell, installed underneath said golf ball plate at the uppermost end of a lifting set; a lifting set functions to move the golf ball plate up upon being actuated through a preset pcb, where at lower end of the lifting set is connected to a ball screw set and the uppermost end connected to the load cell; a ball screw set having screw which can turn clockwise or anticlockwise to allow lifting set to move up or down to a preset level; a motor functions to drive ball screw set through a bevel gear; a bevel gear rotates by motor and functions to turn the screw; a pcb electronically controls operation of all the components in the second cylinder; battery supplies electrical power to motor.

Golf ball incorporating at least one non-isocyanate-containing polyurethane layer

A golf ball comprising at least one layer consisting of a non-isocyanate-containing polyurethane composition comprising the reaction product of: at least one amine or polyamine, having an average functionality of 2.0 or greater, and at least one cyclo-carbonate. The amine may be selected for example from the group consisting of: ethylenediamine, hexamethylenediamine, or tris(2-aimnoethyl)amine, or blends thereof; and the polyamine may be selected for example from the group consisting of polyoxypropylene diamines, polyoxypropylene triamines, and combinations thereof.
Acushnet Company

Golf balls having core structures with iron-containing centers

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core and cover are provided. The ball contains a small, heavy inner core and surrounding outer core layer.
Acushnet Company

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides dimple patterns with tetrahedral tilings where the dimples are arranged in multiple copies of a first domain and a second domain, and the dimple pattern in the first domain is different than the dimple pattern in the second domain. A majority of dimples are provided having a first plan shape and a first profile shape, and at least one of the domains has a sub-pattern of nearest neighbor dimples having either a plan shape or a dimple profile shape that is different than the majority of dimples..
Acushnet Company

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

Golf putter head assembly and use

A head assembly for a golf putter includes a head piece, a hosel or connector for attaching a putter shaft to the head piece, and a releasable clamping element. A body portion of the hosel is formed with a concavity defined by a cylindrical concave surface.

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

Golf ball scoop

The present invention relates to a ball scoop device comprising a hollow transport shaft connected by a lower angled connection to a ball scoop at the lower end of the transport shaft and connected by an upper angled connection at the upper end of the transport shaft to a ball retainer and a method for using the same.. .

Golf ball having non-planar parting line with non-circular dimples

(0.15)Σlarcs≦Σllines≦(0.50)Σlarcs.. .

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

Target golf game system

A golf target system featuring a hitting bay including a golf ball launch monitor system, a playing area including a plurality of illuminated panels, and a controller in communication with the golf ball launch monitor system and the plurality of illuminated panels, wherein the controller selectively controls the illumination of the plurality of panels to define one or more visual targets observable from the hitting bay and receives information from the golf ball launch monitor system such that, when a golf ball is hit from the hitting bay towards the playing area, the golf ball launch monitor system communicates data to the controller sufficient for the controller to identify a landing position of the golf ball with respect to the one or more visual targets.. .

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





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