Be prepared to be disgusted and embarrassed for the companies involved in this contest, which it too bad because they took a really cool concept and got so over-the-top greedy that it is ruined. This morning I saw a mention of Wilson Golf's new Driver vs. Driver contest, which "may" become ... Read More
July 14, 2015admin
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The new Russian Roulette golf ball by Nike Golf; a nice politically incorrect name, something "The Donald" would come up with, not Nike Golf. Nonetheless, a golf ball patent issued this week that should be titled “Russian roulette golf ball,” but is actually titled “golf ball having a cover layer ... Read More
July 3, 2015admin


Which manufacturer do you think came up with this lubricated design?     The drawing comes from a patent application that published this week as US Pub. No. 20150165280 titled “Golf Club Head,” which describes the invention as: A golf club head having a reinforced striking face that includes a thin striking plate with ... Read More
June 19, 2015admin
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Yes, as usual, if my prediction is wrong I will go out and buy one! Interestingly, despite standing alone when it comes to promoting any meaningful advantage associated with CG height adjustability, Callaway seems to want to keep the driver design in question a secret. The patent application that resulted in ... Read More
May 22, 2015admin
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Please, we are never going to see one of the Nike Golf players gaming these sticks, but the concept is mildly intriguing and the look isn’t nearly as bad as I would have expected if someone had just described the concept to me. Check out these irons.   You get the gist, ... Read More
May 6, 2015admin


Can you guess which club maker intends to launch clubs under the Vortec name? Based upon a recently filed trademark application a PING Vortec product is in the works. As golf product names go, I give it a 7.5 out of 10, losing a few points because the name immediately ... Read More
May 4, 2015admin


New golf club products are coming under the names Dagger, Mustang, and Drone. Can you guess the manufacturer associated with the new product names? The answer for all three is Parsons Xtreme Golf, as revealed by recently filed trademark applications for DAGGER, MUSTANG, and DRONE. Someone has been busy! David Dawsey – ... Read More
April 15, 2015admin


Can you guess which manufacturer will soon be blasting us with marketing regarding a new “sound chamber” and/or “sound core” technology? The answer is Callaway Golf, as revealed by two recently filed trademark applications for the marks SOUND CHAMBER and SOUND CORE. Can’t wait to “hear” more about this new technology! David ... Read More
April 15, 2015admin
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Please… of course not, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t working on one, as evidenced by a recently published patent application. If they do launch one within the next 5 years I will applaud their gumption and actually purchase it (a pretty safe bet in my eyes). The patent application published ... Read More
March 8, 2015admin
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Yes, this week Parsons Xtreme Golf had their first utility patent issue, and yes Bob is the first listed inventor. Years ago I would have been more skeptical about the “money guy,” with presumably no golf equipment design experience, being listed as an inventor on a utility patent, but today ... Read More
February 25, 2015admin