Archive: October, 2008

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Oct2008
Check out this putter design. Can you identify the pro that is named as one of the inventors? Here is a hint.... The pro has over 70 professional victories including 10 major championships and has career earnings of over $22 million!....

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Oct2008
Check out these golf ball dimple variations..... The drawings come from an Acushnet patent application that published last week as US Pub. No. 20080261725 titled “Golf Ball Dimples with Spiral Depressions.” The patent application describes the invention as..... The patent application provides an excellent explanation of the drag and ... Read More

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Oct2008
Check out this driver.... These drawings are from a patent application that recently published as US Pub. No. 20080171610 titled “Golf Club for Preventing Hook and Slice” and describes the invention as.... The application goes on to explain the following (some of which I am not buying).... Interesting design, but ... Read More

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Oct2008
Is it the next ProV? I doubt it, but Acushnet did have an interesting golf ball patent application publish this week. The application published as US Pub. No. 20080254913 titled “Golf Ball With A Translucent Layer Comprising Composite Material,” which includes the following description..... OK, a golf ball with a ... Read More

21

Oct2008
Simple...... it depends. After all, what is a “cup?” Kidding, of course, the “cup” is that little hole in the green that my ball tends to avoid. In order to get you in the GPS patent frame of mind, a short history of the case is necessary. Almost a year ... Read More

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Oct2008
A pretty cool compact collapsible golf pull cart was disclosed in a recently published patent application. It looks like a genius design that achieves a very compact storage arrangement; but my initial reaction is that the transformation to and from the storage position may be a little cumbersome and time ... Read More

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Oct2008
A rather interesting golf related patent issued last week as USPN 7431199 titled “Golf Flog.” Yes, I know…. a what! A golf flog (yes, golf spelled backwards)! What would your reaction be if you met up with some strangers on the first tee and one of them pulled this flog ... Read More

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Oct2008
Check out this putter design found in the recently issued utility patent USPN 7407446 titled “Putter with Aligned Front and Back Weights and a Forwardly Angled Shaft.”..... Sounds like a solid idea, now where can I go to try one out?

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Oct2008
As you should know by now, the Callaway v. Titleist (Acushnet) golf ball battle has been pending for a couple of years, so a quick refresher is in order....... Now, for the update.... Yesterday, Acushnet’s attorneys filed a letter to the Court informing the Court that the US Patent & ... Read More

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Oct2008
I have heard that some golfers cannot hit the ball on the club head sweet spot. Hard to believe, I know. Well if you are one of those unfortunate golfers then the club disclosed in USPN 7070514 titled “Golf Club Head Having Internal Impact Assembly” may be just what you ... Read More