Archive: September, 2008

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Sep2008
How familiar are you with the new lines of irons? Do these look familiar?.....
September 30, 2008admin
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Sep2008
Last year I wrote about a patent directed to a golf ball lubricant (click HERE). Hard to believe… I know. Well, this week a patent application published that may give the “golf ball lubricant” invention a run for its money. The patent application published as US Pub. No. 20080234063 ... Read More
September 28, 2008admin
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Sep2008
OK, imagine this…. You can improve your game by practicing hitting a ball toward a hole. Who knew?.....
September 26, 2008admin
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Sep2008
SRI Sports was granted an interesting golf shaft patent this week that is a little on the technical side. Would you ever have guessed that this much engineering goes into designing a golf shaft? The patent is USPN 7427240 titled “Shaft for Golf Clubs and Golf Club” and describes the ... Read More
September 24, 2008David Dawsey
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Sep2008
Hybrids, iron-woods, rescue clubs, utility clubs,.... whatever you call them, it seems as though their popularity is growing every year. The following figures come from a design patent directed to a hybrid. Can you identify the manufacturer?.....
September 23, 2008admin

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Sep2008
How much is a pretty face and a good golf game worth? A lot! Just ask 25 year old multimillionaire Natalie Gulbis. The products that she endorses get a lot of mileage from her name and face. In fact, in an unusual twist in the golf market.....
September 22, 2008admin
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Sep2008
Wedges are interesting clubs. It is hard to define what makes a good wedge, but you know it when you feel it. One California inventor thinks they have developed the next big breakthrough in high-spin wedge design. Do you agree?.....
September 20, 2008admin
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Sep2008
Can you identify these forged cavity back irons?.....
September 19, 2008admin
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Sep2008
Marketing types always say… it is all about brand recognition. I suppose “brand recognition” is slightly different than “design patent drawing recognition,” (ok, more than slightly) but they are not entirely unrelated. The following drawings come from a driver design patent that issued yesterday. Do you recognize this club?..... ... Read More
September 17, 2008admin

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Sep2008
The USPTO records provide us with a glimpse of what may be the future of Callaway’s popular FT line of drivers. Most golfers are familiar with the FT-3, FT-5, and the FT-i; and we are getting a behind the scenes glimpse of the new FT-9 and FT-iQ; but what is ... Read More
September 16, 2008admin