Have you been itching for a driver with a small face and an unusual shape? If not, I suspect you are in good company (meaning about 99.9% of golfers). Although, I suspect most of us could adapt if it meant gaining 15+ yards off the tee. Since I don’t anticipate such ...
February 26, 2017admin
After a brief hiatus, I am back and ready to ruin the day of marketing departments across Carlsbad! I kid, somewhat - after all, I don't know for sure that this is the secretive Callaway Epic "jailbreak" technology. Golf gear heads will know what I am referring to, however if ...
November 17, 2016admin
As if Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG) isn't getting enough press this week, check out a new driver design and a new cavity back iron design they have been working on. Dave Dawsey - The IP Golf Lawyer PS – follow me on Twitter (@GolfPatents) and ...
January 5, 2016admin
A patent issued this week to Callaway Golf and suggests that they have been doing some serious brainstorming regarding the future of adjustability. The drawings below come from the patent and an associated provisional application. Interestingly, the application was filed with a nonpublication request, presumably to keep competitor’s prying eyes ...
December 20, 2015admin
After seeing Cobra Golf’s new KING F6+ driver splashed all over every website today (except mine – I understand, the demo must be lost in the mail), I have to wonder how long before we see a Callaway driver with a front to rear track system? Judging from a Callaway patent ...
November 18, 2015admin
Yes, that is a totally fake headline and I made up the “Fly-Z+ Squared” name. There is no evidence that Cobra Golf intends to use it for a product, and I just checked out recent trademark filings to see what they have been up to (very little by the way). ...
November 7, 2015admin
In a post on January 29th I predicted the look of a PING driver that would be on the market within 12 months. We are now 8 months through the 12 month window, yet I have not given up on the prediction. After all, Karsten design patents almost always represent ...
September 29, 2015admin
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 ...
May 22, 2015admin
Last month I supplied my prediction regarding Callaway’s next new technology, today let’s look at PING. I predict that sometime in the next 12 months we see a PING driver that looks like this: This drawing comes from a design patent that issued yesterday as USPN D721,777. The following drawings were also contained ...
January 29, 2015admin
You have to feel for the engineer sitting in the R&D department deep in thought, dreaming of the ideal golf club, only to be interrupted by a tap on the shoulder and a boss proclaiming “you know all those slots, slits, pockets, and channels that our competitors are doing; see ...
December 31, 2014admin