Archive: October, 2011

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Oct2011
I would love to say there is a fabulous prize if you can correctly identify this driver, but there is not. Just the satisfaction of knowing you are a bigger golf geek than me. Good luck....

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Oct2011
Golf club adjustability has come a long way in the past five years. In fact, some purists might say that it has gotten out of control. You be the judge. Recently an Acushnet patent application published as US Pub. No. 20110256949 titled “Butt-Mounted Shaft Extension for a Golf Club.” Oh, ... Read More

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Oct2011
Acushnet reveals an interesting approach to interchangeability in a patent application that recently published as US Pub. No. 20110256951 titled “Interchangeable Golf Club Hosel.” The application describes the invention as.... Nice solution! Dave Dawsey - Monitoring Golf Inventions

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Oct2011
OK, I made up the “catamaran” name and “sneak peek” might be a bit of a stretch because it is generally used in association with a product that will actually make it to market. Ignoring those minor details, Cobra Golf did have a rather interesting patent application publish today as ... Read More

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Oct2011
I recently posted about one method of making golf more enjoyable, but a recent application takes the cake. Have you ever heard of Tolf? Yes, that is golf with a T (clever). The revolutionary new hybrid game is disclosed in US Pub. No. 20110221134, aptly titled..... It certainly looks a ... Read More

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Oct2011

Birdie or Bogey?

October 17, 2011
Training aids always look amazing in an infomercial; in fact, they tend to look great right up until the time you open the box. Then, the miracle cure that surely will get you down to a single digit handicap looks more like a lump of cheap material. Don't get me ... Read More

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Oct2011
A recently published patent application gives us a sneak peek at what some may consider as a breakthrough in the field of.... David Dawsey – Keeping an Eye on Golf Ball Technology

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Oct2011
Over the years I have covered a lot of golf club head designs incorporating fins and wings (see HERE, HERE, and HERE). Generally they looked like mad creations of a garage tinkerer and easy to dismiss, however now days every major club maker seems focused on aerodynamics along with complex ... Read More

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Oct2011
Me neither! Fortunately the brains at “The Oven” are thinking about these things, as evidenced by a patent application that recently published as US Pub. No. 20110224008 titled “Golf Ball With Piezoelectric Material.” The application describes the invention as.... Say what? The application goes on to explain.... Now that sounds ... Read More

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Oct2011
Genius, sure. Visionary, you bet. Since there will be a ton of great tributes written about Steve Jobs in the next few days, I will keep this simple... check out his very first patent, applied for in 1980 directed to a "personal computer.".... Imagine how cutting edge that design was ... Read More