Archive: July, 2007

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Jul2007
Club head adjustability is almost as hot as MOI. Has Acushnet seen the future? Well, last week they had a pretty innovative patent issue. Just imagine having the ability to adjust the coefficient of restitution of your club face! Perhaps you really loosen up the face during your practice rounds ... Read More

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Jul2007
There are tons of online resources that do a good job of explaining the concept of golf club swing weights, so I won’t reproduce that information here. One of the best explanations can be reviewed here. Now, taking a look at the patent history of swing weight… back in 1934 ... Read More

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Jul2007
OK, I had never heard of T-Golf either. Nonetheless, the company appears to have grand aspirations as they have filed a trademark application for “Golf's Fifth Major.” Check out this list of products and services that the trademark application lists......... Good luck, I hope that we do get an official ... Read More

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Jul2007
I was fortunate to have the opportunity to discuss some of the inventions from The Golf Channel’s “Fore Inventors Only” program with the great team at the Tee Time Radio program. Tee Time Radio is hosted by CJ McDaniel, the CEO of Crenshaw Golf and the PGA’s first Director ... Read More

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Jul2007
The Golf-Patents blog has tested your knowledge of iron club head design many times in the past (here, here, here, here, and here). Today, let’s see if you can identify another set of irons. I rate the level of difficulty of this one as moderate. Good luck. The figure below ... Read More

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Jul2007
Callaway (owner of Odyssey Putters) was recently granted a design patent on a putter grip incorporating the Odyssey logo. The patent is USPN D547406 titled “Golf Club Grip.” Check out this design...(figures)... As you may recall, a few weeks ago Karsten (Ping) received a putter grip design patent for a ... Read More

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Jul2007
Cheap shot, I know. Sergio is obviously a much better putter (and golfer) than I am. He was just the easy target. Last month a pretty unique putter patent application published as US Pub. No. 20070149306 titled “Golf Clubs.” This figure says it all...(drawing)... I have to admit, I have ... Read More

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Jul2007
Recently an interesting patent application published directed to a device that virtually every golfer has touched in the pro shop, yet would never consider purchasing. What could it be? The application published as US Pub. No. 20070158283 titled “...(secret(...” You should recognize the device from this figure..

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Jul2007
It seems like the inventions are getting better. There were several inventions that I would purchase. Now for my review... (list)... So what was my favorite invention? Drum roll please… Another tie this week. I really like the ... and the ...

24

Jul2007
Last week a fascinating putter utility patent issued. The design will definitely make you think. The patent is USPN 7244190 titled “Golf Putter,” and the following figures say it all...(figures)... The patent describes the invention as...