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

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

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

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


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


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


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


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

 Golf training aid patent thumbnailGolf training aid
A golf training aid comprising a base, a support arm, and an alignment rod or guide, wherein the base is positioned in front of the target golf ball when the golfer is in position behind the target golf ball. The arm is attached to the base and is normal to the direction of the stroke or swing, wherein the alignment rod or guide is held by the support arm directly above the target golf ball as viewed by the golfer.

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

Golf swing plane training aid device

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

Golf club with improved weighting

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

Golf club having concentrated weighting

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

Golf balls having a core layer made from plasticized thermoplastic compositions

Multi-layered golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a thermoplastic composition, preferably including: a) ethylene acid copolymer, b) plasticizer, and c) cation source.
Acushnet Company

Multi-piece solid golf ball

In a multi-piece solid golf ball having a core, a cover and an intermediate layer therebetween, the core, an intermediate layer-encased sphere and the ball have surface hardnesses which satisfy a specific relationship, and the intermediate layer and the cover have thicknesses which satisfy a specific relationship. Also, the core has a hardness profile in which the hardnesses at the core surface, core center, a position 5 mm from the core center, and a position midway between the surface and center of the core satisfy specific relationships.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf balls having metal-containing plasticized thermoplastic inner cores and thermoplastic outer cores

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

Golf ball covers made from plasticized thermoplastic materials

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

Golf ball compositions

Disclosed herein are golf ball compositions formed from polyureas made from aminocrotonates.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf ball having dimples with 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 on the surface of the dimple.
Acushnet Company

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 volume ratio that is equivalent between opposing hemispheres despite the use of different dimple geometries on the opposing hemispheres.. .
Acushnet Company

Golf swing analysis from pre-strike sound

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

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

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

System and weighting a golf club

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

Grip for sporting goods and golf club

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

Co-forged golf club head and manufacture

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

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

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

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

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

Aerodynamic golf club head

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

Golf club head with structural columns

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

Golf club head

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

Golf club head

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

Set of golf clubs

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

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

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

Golf ball

Is at least 2.0.. .

Multi-piece solid golf ball

In a multi-piece solid golf ball having a core, an envelope layer, an intermediate layer, and a cover with a plurality of dimples thereon, the core is a two-layer core consisting of an inner core layer and an outer core layer each formed primarily of a base rubber, the envelope layer, the intermediate layer and the cover layer are each composed of at least one layer and formed primarily of a synthetic resin material, and the initial velocities and surface hardnesses of the core, the envelope layer-encased sphere and the intermediate layer-encased sphere are designed within specific ranges. This golf ball satisfies at a very high level the flight and control performances expected for use by professional golfers and skilled amateurs, has the ability to move forward on a straight path particularly on full shots, and also has an excellent scuff resistance..
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf ball

The dimples 12 include a plurality of small dimples each having an area of less than 8.0 mm2.. .

Modulus transition layers for stiff core golf balls

A golf ball is provided that includes at least two layers of material disposed between a spherical core and a cover layer, wherein the elastic modulus of each is within three orders of magnitude of each adjacent layer or core. The spherical core can be a hollow metal core.
Oncore Golf Technology, Inc.

Golf balls having multi-layered cores with heat-activated foam center

Multi-layered, golf balls having a 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

Golf balls having particle-based foam center

Multi-layered, golf balls having a core made of a particle-based polyurethane foam composition are provided. The ball includes a dual-layered core having a foam inner core (center) and surrounding outer core layer.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball resin composition and golf ball

A golf ball resin composition includes (a) a styrene-based thermoplastic elastomer having a shore d hardness of not more than 48 and (b) a thermoplastic resin having a shore d hardness of at least 49 and containing either styrene monomer units or diene monomer units on the molecule, in a compounding ratio a/b therebetween of from 85/15 to 15/85. Using this resin composition as a golf ball cover material provides the ball with an excellent controllability around the green on shots with a short iron such as a sand wedge.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf ball and resin composition for cover or topcoat thereof

A resin composition for a cover or topcoat of golf balls includes: a resin for a cover or topcoat of a golf ball; an ultraviolet (uv) absorber for absorbing uv rays, of which an absorbance spectrum has an absorption peak at a wavelength in a range of 310 nm to 330 nm, has an absorbance in a wavelength range of 300 nm to 350 nm of at least 1.0 au and has an absorbance at a wavelength of 370 nm of 0.1 to 0.5 au; and a fluorescent whitening agent for absorbing uv rays and emitting visible rays, of which an absorbance spectrum has an absorption peak at a wavelength in a range of 350 nm to 370 nm, wherein a concentration of the uv absorber ranges from 0.25 to 1.5% by mass with respect to a total mass of the resin composition.. .
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf ball dimple shape

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aesthetics and desirable aerodynamic properties due, at least in part, to the novel shape of the dimples on the surface thereof. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a shape obtained from the intersection of a toroid and a sphere.
Acushnet Company

Apparatus and forming an inverted, truncated pyramidal shape of stacked golf balls within a tray and forming on top an upright, pyramidal shape of stacked golf balls

A tray for stacking golf balls into a truncated, inverted pyramidal shape and upon which may be stacked on top a regular pyramidal stack of golf balls that self-supports to retain its shape. The tray includes a base, four diverging walls and a rim.

Adjustable golf tee

A telescoping golf ball tee with an internal locking mechanism is provided. The internal locking mechanism permits the golf ball tee neck to adjust to a desired height while still supporting the weight of a golf ball.
Creative Golf Innovations Llc

Golf club head with adjustable center of gravity

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

Golf club head

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

Golf club with movable weight

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

Golf club having removable weight

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

Golf club head having optimized ball speed to ct relationship

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

Golf club head with structural columns

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

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

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

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

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

Golf club head

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

Golf club with movable weight

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

Iron-type golf clubs and golf club heads

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

Iron type golf club head

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

Golf club head

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

Balanced set of iron type golf clubs

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

Golf club

Ix=wc×(lc+60)2+ic  (1). .

Golf ball

The invention provides a golf ball having a core and a cover of one or more layer encasing the core, wherein, letting hu-a and hu-b be respectively the martens hardnesses measured at positions 100 μm and 200 μm inward from a surface of an outermost layer of the cover and toward a center of the core, and letting hu-c be the martens hardness measured at a position 100 μm from an inner side of the outermost cover layer and toward the surface, hu-a or hu-b is harder than hu-c.. .
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Biodegradable materials and methods of making the same

Biodegradable materials and methods of their manufacture. Certain embodiments of the biodegradable materials include a crustacean shell material, at least one of gelatin, glycerin, and sorbitol, and water, wherein the biodegradable material is characterized in that, when it is exposed to water for an extended period of time, the material at least partially decomposes.
University Of Maine System Board Of Trustees

Golf ball

A dimple pattern of each hemisphere of the golf ball 2 includes three units rotationally symmetrical to each other.. .

Golf ball

A golf ball 2 includes an inner core 4, an outer core 6, a mid layer 8, and a cover 10. A diameter d1, a volume v1, a hardness h1o at a central point, and a boundary inside hardness h1in of the inner core 4; a volume v2, a boundary outside hardness h2out, and a surface hardness h2s of the outer core 6; a thickness tm and a hardness hm of the mid layer 8; and a thickness tc and a hardness hc of the cover 10 meet the following mathematical formulas (1) to (4): 1.0<v2/v1<7.0 (1); −2<h2s−h2out<2 (2); 600<(h1o+h1in)*(d1/2)/2<1000 (3); 620<tc*hc*hm/tm<900 (4).
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Two-piece golf ball

In the mathematical formula, n represents a total number of the dimples 8, so represents a ratio of a total area of all the dimples 8 relative to a surface area of a phantom sphere of the golf ball 2, and bb represents an average (mm) of thicknesses b of the cover 6 immediately below deepest points of the dimples 8.. .

Golf ball

The invention provides a golf ball having a core and a cover of one or more layer encasing the core, wherein the cover has an outermost layer molded of a thermoplastic material selected from the group consisting of polyurethane, polyurea and mixtures thereof and, letting the absorbance peak heights near a wave number of 1512 cm−1 measured by the attenuated total reflectance method in fourier transform infrared absorption spectroscopy (ft-ir/atr spectroscopy) at an outside portion and an inside portion of the outermost cover layer be respectively p1 and p2, the value p1−p2 is at least 0.02.. .
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball travelling a great flight distance on driver shots, exhibiting an excellent spin performance on approach shots under a dry condition and a wet condition, and showing an excellent shot feeling and durability. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a golf ball body having a spherical core, an intermediate layer and a cover, and a paint film composed of two or more layers, wherein a 10% elastic modulus difference (min−mout) between an innermost layer and an outermost layer of the paint film is 25 kgf/cm2 or more..
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Impact and sound analysis for golf equipment

golf performance and equipment characteristics may be determined by analyzing the impact between a golf ball and an impacting surface. In some examples, the impacting surface may be a golf club face.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

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

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

Golf club head balancing fulcrum

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

Golf club with improved weighting

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

Golf tee structures, assemblies, and systems with improved accuracy

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

Golf club grip

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

Golf club head having face stress-reduction features

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

Golf club head having a stress reducing feature with aperture

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

Golf club head with structural columns

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

Metal wood club

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

Metal wood club

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

Metal wood club

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

Metal wood club

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

Metal wood club

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

Metal wood club

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

Golf ball

A golf ball 2 includes a core 4, a mid layer 6, and a cover 8. A difference dh in hardness between a surface and a central point of the core 4, a thickness tm and a hardness hm of the mid layer 6, a thickness tc and a hardness hc of the cover 8, and an amount of compressive deformation sb of the golf ball 2 meet the following mathematical formulas (dh*hm)/(hc*tc)>80 and ((sb*tc)/(hc*hm*tm))*1000>0.75.
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Two-piece golf ball

In the mathematical formula, nf(2)1 represents a secondary natural frequency of the core 4, and nf(2)2 represents a secondary natural frequency of the golf ball 2. A difference (h1s−h1o) between a shore c hardness h1s at a surface of the core 4 and a shore c hardness h1o at a central point of the core 4 is equal to or greater than 10.

Golf ball

A dimple pattern of each hemisphere of the golf ball 2 includes three units that are rotationally symmetrical to each other. A dimple pattern of each unit includes two small units that are mirror-symmetrical to each other..

Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball showing an increased spin rate on approach shots under a wet condition while maintaining a spin rate on approach shots under a dry condition. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a golf ball body and a paint film formed on a surface of the golf ball body, wherein the paint film has a multi-layered construction composed of two or more layers, and a difference (mout−min) between a 10% elastic modulus (mout) of an outermost layer of the paint film and a 10% elastic modulus (min) of an innermost layer of the paint film is 25 kgf/cm2 or more..
Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.

Golf aid including virtual caddy

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

Golfing aid, training golf club, and training golf ball

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

Dual-purpose wine bottle sleeve and golf club head cover

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

Golf tee with ball support

A golf tee that includes a stake that has an insertion end and a crown for supporting a golf ball. The crown is supported by the stake opposite the insertion end.
Green Keepers, Inc.

Sub-assembly for a golf bag and a golf bag system for recipient self-assembly

A golf bag includes a collapsible sub-assembly including a divider top and a base, a plurality of first snap-fit connectors provided around a portion of an outer perimeter of the divider top, and a flat having a divider top end opposite a base end, an interior side, and an exterior side. The flat includes a plurality of second snap-fit connectors provided along a portion of the divider top end.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head having movable weights

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

Golf club head including mechanical and adhesive joints

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

Golf club heads with energy storage characteristics

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

Golf club having improved sound properties

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

Golf club

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

Multi-layer core golf ball

golf balls comprising a multi-layer core and a cover are disclosed. The multi-layer core comprises a layer formed from a highly neutralized polymer composition and a layer formed from a thermoset rubber..
Acushnet Company

Golf ball

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Method and predicting the likely success of golf swings

A method of predicting the likelihood of a post t-off golf swing or consecutive swings resulting in a ball being sunk in a hole; the method utilising communication equipped cameras or communication equipped laser rangefinders at known locations to determine accurate ball lie information. Transmission of this location information in real time to a processing facility linked to a database of historical play information incorporating at least ball position information and golf course in order to calculate odds of success of the upcoming swing and/or subsequent swings..

Club saver

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

Divot repair tool

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

Device for repairing pitch marks

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

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

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

Golf club head with structural columns

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

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

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

Golf club with coefficient of restitution feature

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

Centerline face-forward putting

A method for a golfer to putt a golf ball over the surface of a green toward a hole comprises selecting a target line on the green, assuming a stance next to the ball facing the hole, addressing the ball by gripping the shaft of a putter and positioning it behind the ball with the hands generally facing toward one another in front of and facing the golfer's body, executing a backstroke by drawing the hands toward the body's vertical centerline to swing the arms rearwardly about an axis of rotation through the shoulders to take the putter head away from the ball along a rearward extension of the target line, and transitioning to and executing a forward stroke by moving the hands in a forward direction away from the golfer's body to swing the arms about the axis of rotation to stroke the putter head to strike the ball for rolling it along the target line.. .
On Cue Golf Inc.

Golf ball having a thermoplastic positive hardness gradient inner core layer and a thermoset shallow positive hardness gradient outer core layer

A golf ball has an inner core layer including a thermoplastic highly-neutralized ionomer and having a geometric center hardness less than a surface hardness to define a first positive hardness gradient. An outer core layer is formed about the inner core and includes a homogenous thermoset composition.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball incorporating at least one layer of plasticized neutralized acid polymer composition containing low molecular weight acid wax(es) as sole acid polymer component and making

A golf ball comprising at least one layer comprised of a neutralized acid polymer composition consisting of a mixture of: (a) at least one low molecular weight acid-containing wax; (b) at least one non-acid-polymer; (c) at least one organic acid or salt thereof; and (d) at least one plasticizer. Each low molecular weight acid-containing wax may have a molecular weight of from about 500 to about 7000, and in some embodiments, the molecular weight may be considered low up to 30,000.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball incorporating at least one layer of neutralized acid polymer composition containing low molecular weight acid wax(es) as sole acid polymer component and making

A golf ball comprising at least one layer comprised of a neutralized acid polymer composition consisting of a mixture of: (a) at least one low molecular weight acid-containing wax; (b) at least one non-acid-polymer; and (c) at least one organic acid or salt thereof. Each low molecular weight acid-containing wax may have a molecular weight of from about 500 to about 7000, and in some embodiments, the molecular weight may be considered low up to 30,000.
Acushnet Company

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a golf ball wherein each hemisphere has a dimple pattern based on a pyramid having dissimilar sides. The resulting overall dimple pattern is not based on preexisting polyhedral, and is not attainable using conventional dimple packing methods..
Acushnet Company

Systems and methods for fitting golf equipment

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

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

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

Resin composition for golf ball and golf ball

The present invention provides resin compositions for golf balls which have excellent flexibility, fluidity, and resilience, and golf balls formed from the resin compositions. The present invention relates to a resin composition for golf balls including a polymer that contains a diene polymer moiety and a carboxylic acid-based moiety wherein carboxyl groups derived from the carboxylic acid-based moiety are neutralized..

Shoe/accessory holder for a golf bag

A holder (10) for use with a golf bag (b) to conveniently store golf accessories for ready access by a golfer comprises a unitary frame having a first section (12) that fits into the mouth of the bag and extends down inside it. A second frame section includes arms (14, 16) that fit over a mouth of the bag and extend a distance down the outside of the bag.

Golf club having multicolored alignment apparatus

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

Iron type golf club head

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

Golf club head

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

Golf club with polymeric insert and removeable weight

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

Golf club head with structural columns

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

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

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

Golf ball

The golf ball 2 further includes a plurality of small dimples each having an area of less than 8.0 mm2 and a plurality of large dimples each having an area of equal to or greater than 8.0 mm2.. .

Golf ball

An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball showing increased controllability on approach shots for less than 40 yards and showing excellent shot feeling. In the inventive golf ball, the paint film is formed from a curing type paint composition including: a base material containing a polyrotaxane, and a curing agent containing a polyisocyanate, and wherein the polyrotaxane has a cyclodextrin, a linear molecule included in a cyclic structure of the cyclodextrin in a manner of piercing through the cyclic structure of the cyclodextrin, and a blocking group located at both ends of the linear molecule to prevent disassociation of the cyclodextrin, and at least a part of hydroxyl groups of the cyclodextrin is modified with a caprolactone chain via —o—c3h6—o— group..

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

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

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

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

Golf shirt with improved fit and contrast

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

Multiple sensor tracking system and method

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

Inflatable putting green apparatus

An inflatable putting green apparatus includes a putting playfield that is selectively inflated or deflated. The putting playfield is inflated by forcing air into the putting playfield and deflated when the air is released from the putting playfield.

Multi functional golf tool

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

Golf putter heads

According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed of golf putter heads having customizable centers of gravity that are adjustable in three dimensions. Also disclosed are exemplary embodiments of methods of adjusting a center of gravity of a golf putter head..
Green Golf Llc

Golf club head with adjustable center of gravity

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

Putter face insert

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

Multi-material golf club head

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

Multi-material golf club head

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

Multi-material golf club head

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

Multi-material golf club head

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

Multi-material golf club head

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

Multi-material golf club head

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

Multi-layered cores for golf balls based on thermoplastic compositions containing non-acid polymers

Multi-layered golf balls containing a three-layered core assembly are provided. Preferably, at least one of the core layers is formed from a thermoplastic composition that comprises: a) thermoplastic non-acid polymer, and b) plasticizer.
Acushnet Company

Multi-piece solid golf ball

In a multi-piece solid golf ball having a two-layer core consisting of an inner layer and an outer layer, a cover, at least one intermediate layer between the core and the cover, and a paint film layer formed on the cover surface, each layer of the two-layer core is formed primarily of a rubber composition, the intermediate layer and the cover are each formed primarily of a resin material, the core has a hardness profile which satisfies specific conditions, and the sphere consisting of the core encased by the intermediate layer has a higher surface hardness than the ball. When used by mid- to high-level golfers, this ball achieves sufficient reduction in the spin rate on full shots with a driver, enabling the distance to be increased, and the spin performance on approach shots is excellent, enhancing the enjoyability of the game..
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.

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 covers made from plasticized thermoplastic materials

Multi-layered golf balls containing a two or three-layered cover assembly are provided. In one embodiment, the cover assembly includes a relatively hard inner cover and relatively soft 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 an excellent rebound resilience. The present invention provides a golf ball resin composition containing an ionomer resin as a resin component.
Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.

Golf ball dimple plan shape

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the selection of the plan shapes of the dimples thereon. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by low frequency periodic functions along a closed simple path.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball dimple plan shapes and methods of generating same

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the selection of the plan shapes of the dimples thereon. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by low frequency periodic functions along a closed simple path.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball having surface divided by small circles

Provided is a golf ball having a surface divided by small circles. A surface of a sphere is divided by small circles to generate spherical polyhedrons in order to arrange dimples in the spherical polygons, instead of arranging dimples in spherical polyhedrons that are generated by dividing the surface of the sphere by great circles.
Volvik Inc.

Golf ball dimple plan shape

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the selection of the plan shapes of the dimples thereon. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by low frequency periodic functions along a closed simple path.
Acushnet Company

Non-circular golf ball dimple plan shapes and methods of making same

The present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by superposed curves. In addition, the present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the selection of the dimple plan shapes and resulting dimple patterns..
Acushnet Company

Curvilinear golf ball dimples and methods of making same

The present invention is directed to golf balls having surface textures with unique appearances and improved aerodynamic characteristics due, at least in part, to the use of curvilinear dimple plan shapes. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by a number of convex or concave arcs that are derived from the vertices of a regular n-sided polygon..
Acushnet Company

Golf ball dimple plan shapes and methods of making same

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the selection of the dimple plan shapes. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by high frequency periodic functions along a simple closed path.
Acushnet Company

Resin composition for golf ball cover

The present invention provides a resin composition for a golf ball cover, wherein, since the resin composition for a golf ball cover according to the present invention minimizes changes in physical properties due to temperature changes and improves restitution characteristics, the resin composition for a golf ball cover may reduce performance deviations of a golf ball due to seasonal temperature changes and may improve a spin rate of the golf ball.. .
Skc Co., Ltd.

Reusable portable cargo carrying container

The cargo carrier of the present invention is a cargo container that comprises at least one immobilizing flap that allows it to be secured inside a vehicle without shifting position as the vehicle moves. 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 cargo carrier in the cargo area of the vehicle.

Golf shot reference device

An elongate substrate strip of durable material with a top side having a linear arrangement of equally spaced circles each representing a regulation size golf ball; the circles being numbered consecutively for use as a reference to indicate ball position and/or foot position. The linear strip may be formed in two segments that are pivotally attached to one another to allow for pivotal swinging movement of one segment relative to the other so that the segments can be extended to a straight linear configuration, a right angle (90 degree) configuration and to a collapsed low profile configuration.

Weight member for a golf club head

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

Golf club head with cam weight

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

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

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

Golf club heads with optimized characteristics and related methods

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

Method for manufacturing and golf club head

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

Embedded high density casting

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

Golf club head

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

Golf club head

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

Golf club head

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

Golf club

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

Golf balls having foam, hollow, or metal center and plasticized thermoplastic core layer

Multi-layered golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) made from a foam or metal-containing composition, or it has a hollow shell construction, and the outer core layer is made of a thermoplastic composition.
Acushnet Company

Golf ball incorporating at least one stiffened layer

golf ball comprising at least one layer ls comprising material lm formed from a polymeric composition and a plurality of liquid droplets that are formed throughout the polymeric composition by combining the polymeric composition and a liquid that is immiscible in the polymeric composition. The polymeric composition has a modulus ms1 and material lm has a modulus ms2 wherein (ms2/ms1)>1.
Acushnet Company

Multi-layer golf ball

golf balls having at least one layer formed from a thermoplastic composition comprising a polymeric (meth) acrylate plasticizer are disclosed.. .
Acushnet Company

Shoulder motion exercise device and use

A shoulder motion exercise device and method of use having a retainer, a connector, an extender, and a slider. The extender is gripped in one hand, the slider, which is in slidable engagement with the extender, is held in the other, and the slider is attached to the retainer at, or above, the elbow of an intended user.





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