I recently stumbled across an old putter patent application that made me think of that lovable hillbilly Boo Weekley. While I generally despise those that seem to take so much pleasure in killing animals as "sport," there is something about Boo that just makes you like him and want to ...
November 15, 2014
I can’t believe it has been almost 6 years since I last poked fun at the profession and some of the horrendous drawings that appear in patent applications. Check out these past posts (1, 2, and 3) for a ...
November 15, 2014
I will go out on a limb and state that it is unlikely that we will see this Nike golf shoe invention on Tiger’s feet anytime soon. Check this out....
October 30, 2014
Last month I posted about a design patent by a club manufacturer having similarities to a 1990’s tribal tattoo. This week the same company was issued another design patent directed to a similar design, thereby confirming my fear that we are going to see a crown graphics ...
October 12, 2014
I would imagine their love child would look something like this! In an odd twist of fate, or careful patent avoidance planning, the love child ends up with a sole sweep that flips from the Nike hosel-toward-toe pattern to a toe-toward-heel pattern. Give it a few months and we will ...
What’s the New Equipment Company on the Block Going to be Called? Slick Golf, Parsons Xtreme Golf, Something Else? Whichever, I Bet this is Their First Product
October 7, 2014
You may recall this prior post regarding the GoDaddy founder starting a golf equipment company named Slick Golf. Golf gearheads are undoubtedly familiar with the rumors surrounding the GoDaddy founder starting a golf equipment company and cherry picking some of the local Karsten (PING) ...
It has been a while since a golf training invention has provided me with a good laugh. Fortunately along came the invention disclosed in a patent application that recently published as US Pub. No. 20140179453 titled “Golf Eyeglasses Having Function of Correcting Various Swing Errors and Head Up Movement,” which ...
September 26, 2014
Want to increase your ball speed by 7 mph? Work on your toe shot! That's right, the impact position of the golf ball that is the most common miss by amateur golfers generally produces the highest ball speed. Now that you know this you will always find the center of the ...
September 6, 2014
The guys over at @GolfClubWankers would love to get a picture of a 70 year old, 20+ handicapper, wearing a flat bill hat and sporting this golf accessory. If you aren’t following them on Twitter you should be; always good for a laugh. While skin cancer is no laughing matter, ...
September 5, 2014
A recently issued design patent caught me by surprise. It was filed last June, which generally means it should be a product on the market by now. Take a guess which club company patented this design? (See bottom of post for the answer) I couldn’t place it, so logically it ...