Isn’t that a large part of club fitting? Well, watch out club fitters because The Yokohama Rubber Co. is looking to automate this process. This week an interesting patent application published as US Pub. No. 20090270204 titled “Method for Golf Club Selection, and Golf Club,” which describes the invention as..... ...
October 29, 2009admin
I don’t know what I would do if a playing partner pulled this invention out and started lining up shots. Well, yes I do. First, I would laugh and ridicule them a bit, and then I would probably end up trying it and asking to borrow it. This interesting alignment ...
October 27, 2009admin
The following contraption is one of the few golf exercise devices that actually looks helpful. Check it out..... Balanced on one foot on top of a rolling platform, come on, give me a challenge!.....
October 26, 2009admin
You may recall a prior post that introduced you to golf inventor Dr. Frank D. Werner? He is the author of a handful of books (example 1, example 2) on golf club engineering, and was one of the early supporters of square drivers (see THIS prior post). Based upon his ...
October 22, 2009admin
Ahh, finally a club that will correct for all your swing flaws. Check out this club’s design..... So, does this club have any chance of improving your game?....
October 20, 2009admin
There is no doubt that adjustability is great for marketing hype, but I really don’t know anyone that uses it beyond the first few rounds played with their new adjustable toy. Taylor Made has led the adjustability movement with their movable weight technology (MWT) and flight control technology (FCT), and ...
October 17, 2009admin
You may recall a prior post regarding a “golf ball lubricant” that looked a lot like a tube of ChapStick. The idea was to rub it on the club face to temporarily make the face of your club slippery so that it did not impart as much spin on the ...
October 14, 2009admin
Back in August the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) found that "irreconcilably inconsistent jury verdicts" necessitated a new trial regarding the original ProV1 patent infringement lawsuit. See this prior post for a link to the CAFC’s rational. Well, the District Court has scheduled a new trial ...
October 13, 2009admin
The name alone sells this invention. I mean, whose game could benefit from a “high-precision golf club?” A patent application recently published as US Pub. No. 20090253528 titled “High-Precision Golf Club,” which explains this “high-precision” invention as.... Are you buying it?....
October 12, 2009David Dawsey
Regular readers of the Golf-Patents blog know that Bridgestone has not taken the new groove regulations laying down. In the past I have posted on their face texturing designs and groove designs. Recently Bridgestone has bolstered their spin-related IP portfolio even further with the issuance of a patent directed to ...
October 10, 2009admin