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Golf ball dimple plan shape

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the selection of the plan shapes of the dimples thereon. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by low frequency periodic functions along a closed simple path. ... Acushnet Company

Golf club having concentrated weighting

A golf club head including a multi-piece construction. The golf club head includes a plurality of body components coupled at a seam. ... Acushnet Company

Golf ball covers made from plasticized thermoplastic materials

Multi-layered golf balls containing a two or three-layered cover assembly are provided. In one embodiment, the cover assembly includes a relatively hard inner cover and relatively soft outer cover. ... Acushnet Company

Multi-layered golf balls having foam center with selective weight distribution

Multi-layered golf balls having a core made of a foamed composition, preferably polyurethane foam, are provided. The ball includes a dual-layered core having a foam inner core (center) and surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

Multi-layer golf ball

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. . ... Acushnet Company

Golf balls having foam inner core and thermoset outer core layer

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. ... Acushnet Company

Manufacture of golf club head

A method of forming a golf club head, including placing a first portion of the golf club head adjacent a the second portion of the golf club head; welding the first portion to the second portion forming a first weld bead; injecting hot melt into an interior of the golf club head through an injection hole after forming the first weld bead; and welding the injection hole shut, forming a second weld bead.. . ... Acushnet Company

Weighted iron set

The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and significant tungsten weight members coupled to at least the toe and a heel weight member coupled in a hosel cavity.. ... Acushnet Company

Golf ball incorporating highly crosslinked thermoset fluorescent microspheres and methods of making same

A golf ball comprising at least one layer consisting of a color-stable composition comprising a color concentrate composition comprising a carrier resin, at least one backer pigment and a plurality of highly crosslinked thermoset fluorescent microspheres having a hue that is substantially similar to a hue created by the at least one backer pigment. Each highly crosslinked thermoset fluorescent microsphere may be substantially spherical. ... Acushnet Company

Interchangeable shaft system

A golf club incorporating an interchangeable shaft system includes a shaft, a shaft sleeve, a club head. The shaft sleeve is coupled to an end of the shaft and is received in a hosel included in the club head. ... Acushnet Company

Golf balls having dual-layered cores with metal-containing centers and thermoplastic outer cores

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-layered core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, and a surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

Golf ball aerodynamic configuration

The present invention concerns golf balls having a modified aerodynamic configuration and a method for creating a modified aerodynamic configuration that improves dimple coverage, interdigitation, and non-alignment in golf ball dimple patterns by rotating the repeating area elements about their pre-determined center points, with further optional steps of expanding or contracting the elemental arrangements about their pre-determined center points, enlarging or reducing the sizes of dimples, and adding extra dimples to occupy land areas created by the previous steps. The resulting modified aerodynamic configuration with a rotated element has increased dimple coverage, greater interdigitation and improved non-alignment.. ... Acushnet Company

Golf ball aerodynamic configuration

The present invention concerns golf balls having a modified aerodynamic configuration and a method for creating a modified aerodynamic configuration that improves dimple coverage, interdigitation, and non-alignment in golf ball dimple patterns by rotating the repeating area elements about pre-determined center points, with further optional steps of expanding or contracting the elemental arrangements about pre-determined center points, enlarging or reducing the sizes of dimples, and adding extra dimples to occupy land areas created by the previous steps. The resulting modified aerodynamic configuration with a rotated element has increased dimple coverage, greater interdigitation and improved non-alignment.. ... Acushnet Company

Golf club head with flexure

A golf club head including a crown, a sole, a hosel, a face and a flexure. The flexure provides compliance during an impact between the golf club head and a golf ball, and is tuned to vibrate, immediately after impact, at a predetermined frequency. ... Acushnet Company

05/31/18 / #20180147459

Golf club with flexure

A golf club head including a crown, a sole, a hosel, a face and a flexure. The flexure provides compliance during an impact between the golf club head and a golf ball, and is tuned to vibrate, immediately after impact, at a predetermined frequency.. ... Acushnet Company

05/31/18 / #20180147454

Multi-layer core golf ball

Golf balls having a very high positive gradient multilayer core are provided. The multilayer core includes an outer core layer and a very soft, low compression inner core layer. ... Acushnet Company

05/31/18 / #20180147450

Golf ball dimple shape

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aesthetics and desirable aerodynamic properties due, at least in part, to the novel shape of the dimples on the surface thereof. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a shape obtained from the intersection of a toroid and a sphere. ... Acushnet Company

05/24/18 / #20180140899

Method and apparatus for capturing a golf swing and fitting a golfer

An image capturing apparatus is disclosed herein. More specifically, image capturing apparatus disclosed herein will be used to help a golfer properly select a golf club utilizing a high speed camera attached to a gantry apparatus capable of adjusting its own position relative to the golfer in order to capture data of a golf swing in an iron type golf club.. ... Acushnet Company

05/17/18 / #20180133565

Striking face deflection structures in a golf club

A golf club head including a club head perimeter comprising a toe portion, a heel portion, a topline, and a sole portion, a striking face, and a cantilevered face support tab extending from an interior surface of the sole portion towards a rear surface of the striking face, wherein the cantilevered face support tab is secured to the interior surface of the sole portion, wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with but not secured to the rear surface of the striking face, wherein a depth d measured vertically from the interior surface of the sole portion to a top of the cantilevered face support tab is greater than 10 mm and less than 30 mm, wherein the striking face has a face thickness ft of less than 2 mm.. . ... Acushnet Company

05/17/18 / #20180133559

Three-layer-core golf ball having highly-neutralized polymer outer core layer

A golf ball includes an inner core layer formed from a thermoset rubber composition. The inner core layer has a first outer surface shore d hardness and an outer diameter of about 0.8 to 1.40 inches. ... Acushnet Company

05/17/18 / #20180133558

Three-layer-core golf ball having highly-neutralized polymer outer core layer

A golf ball includes an inner core layer formed from a thermoset rubber composition. The inner core layer has a first outer surface shore d hardness and an outer diameter of about 0.8 to 1.40 inches. ... Acushnet Company

05/17/18 / #20180133557

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball. ... Acushnet Company

05/17/18 / #20180133556

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball. ... Acushnet Company

05/10/18 / #20180126233

Golf club shaft with high balance point and golf club including same

A golf club shaft having a weight distribution such that the balance point percentage is less than or equal to 44.50%. The weight distribution of the shaft allows for an increase in length and/or club head weight of a golf club while having a reduced impact on the swing weight.. ... Acushnet Company

05/10/18 / #20180126230

Golf club

A golf club head, including a striking face having a plurality of grooves formed therein, a center region, a toe region, and a heel region, and a plurality of miniature grooves formed therein. The plurality of miniature grooves are limited to the central region of the striking face, with each of the plurality of miniature grooves extending across the striking face parallel to the grooves, and each of the plurality of miniature grooves having a miniature groove width of less than 0.500 mm.. ... Acushnet Company

05/10/18 / #20180126225

Golf balls having a foam center

Multi-layered golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. ... Acushnet Company

05/03/18 / #20180117428

Golf club having removeable weight

A golf club head includes a club head body and a weight member that is secured to the body in a weight mount. The weight member is constructed to utilize lateral forces to couple to the head body to minimize the structure required to retain the weight member. ... Acushnet Company

05/03/18 / #20180117427

Golf club having removable weight

A golf club head includes a club head body and a weight member that is secured to the body. The weight member is constructed to utilize lateral forces to couple to the head body to minimize the structure required to retain the weight member, and the weight member is preferably constructed so that it has a low profile.. ... Acushnet Company

05/03/18 / #20180117420

Golf ball dimple profile

The present invention concerns a golf ball having dimples with a cross-sectional profile comprising a conical top portion and a non-conical bottom portion. More particularly, the profiles of the present invention are defined by three independent parameters: dimple diameter (dd), edge angle (Φedge), and saucer ratio (sr). ... Acushnet Company

04/19/18 / #20180104552

Golf club having striking face with supporting wall

A golf club head has a striking face. A ledge extends from the perimeter contact rim of the golf club head. ... Acushnet Company

04/12/18 / #20180099189

Metal wood club

A golf club head comprising a body, wherein the body comprises a cavity, wherein the cavity comprises an open end and a terminal end, the terminal end opposite the open end, an elongate weighted insert configured to reside in the cavity, the weighted insert having a first end and a second end opposite the first end, wherein the cavity is configured to receive the weighted insert through the open end, a head locking feature located at the open end of the cavity, an insert locking member comprising an insert locking feature configured to engage the head locking feature and lock the weighted insert in the cavity, a second head locking feature located at the open end of the cavity, wherein the insert locking member comprises a second insert locking feature configured to engage the second head locking feature and lock the weighted insert in the cavity.. . ... Acushnet Company

04/05/18 / #20180093140

Golf balls having a core with surrounding intermediate foam layer

Multi-layered golf balls having a core, intermediate layer, and cover are provided. The ball includes a non-foamed inner core (center) made of a thermoplastic or thermoset composition such as polybutadiene rubber. ... Acushnet Company

04/05/18 / #20180093136

Golf ball dimple profile

A golf ball having dimples with cross-sectional profile shapes defined by the product of a base profile and one or more weighting functions, where at least two dimples are modified with a continuous weighting function having different base profiles is disclosed.. . ... Acushnet Company

03/29/18 / #20180086011

Method of making a golf ball incorporating at least one elongated thermoset layer

Method of making a golf ball comprising: providing a subassembly and a thermoset polymer composition; partially curing the thermoset polymer composition and elongating same while in a partial cure state; forming a layer about the subassembly comprising the thermoset polymer composition; and further curing the thermoset polymer composition. A moldable thermoset polymer composition may be elongated while in state of partial cure. ... Acushnet Company

03/29/18 / #20180085644

Multi-material golf club head

A golf club head made out of multi-material is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has at least a portion of the body of the golf club head that is further comprised out of a base layer and a lightweight cover layer. ... Acushnet Company

03/29/18 / #20180085641

Weighted iron set

The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and significant tungsten weight members coupled to at least the toe and a heel weight member coupled in a hosel cavity.. ... Acushnet Company

03/29/18 / #20180085637

Golf balls incorporating double network cross-linked compositions comprising a base thermoplastic

Golf ball comprising at least one layer consisting of a double network cross-linked composition comprising a mixture of a base thermoplastic polymer composition and a double network polymer composition. The double network polymer composition comprises a plurality of particulates of a polymer composition that is elongated from 10% to 200%, or at least 50%, or at least 100% or at least 150% or 200% or greater during a partial cure state.. ... Acushnet Company

03/29/18 / #20180085636

Golf balls incorporating double network cross-linked compositions comprising a base thermoset composition

Golf ball comprising at least one layer consisting of a double network cross-linked composition comprising a mixture of a base thermoset polymer composition and a double network polymer composition. The double network polymer composition comprises a plurality of particulates of a polymer composition that is elongated from 10% to 200%, or at least 50%, or at least 100% or at least 150% or 200% or greater during a partial cure state.. ... Acushnet Company

03/29/18 / #20180084862

Golf shoe with an outsole having a skeletal frame

A golf shoe including an upper for protecting a foot, a midsole coupled to the upper for providing cushioning under a wearer's foot, and an outsole coupled to the midsole for providing structural support. The outsole has a skeletal frame defining a plurality of apertures and a fabric covering the apertures.. ... Acushnet Company

03/15/18 / #20180071587

Golf ball cores made from plasticized thermoplastic compositions containing non-acid polymers

Multi-layered golf balls containing a two-layered core assembly are provided. Preferably, at least one of the core layers is formed from a thermoplastic composition that comprises: a) thermoplastic non-acid polymer, and b) plasticizer. ... Acushnet Company

03/15/18 / #20180071586

Golf ball incorporating positive hardness gradient thermoset polyurethane outer cover layer

Golf ball comprising a positive hardness gradient core and an outer cover layer having a microhardness gradient and being formed from a thermoset polyurethane material throughout, and having: i) a treated region that is contacted with a thermoset polyurethane microhardness-increasing solution consisting of an isocyanate portion and at least one non-aqueous solvent; and ii) an untreated region that is not contacted with the thermoset polyurethane microhardness-increasing solution. The treated region comprises the isocyanate portion, whereas the untreated region does not comprise the isocyanate portion. ... Acushnet Company

03/15/18 / #20180071585

Durable large and regulation weight golf ball incorporating foamed intermediate layer

Large diameter golf balls having at least one foamed intermediate layer are provided.. . ... Acushnet Company

03/15/18 / #20180071584

Golf balls having multi-layered core with metal-containing center and thermoplastic outer layers

Multi-piece golf balls containing a multi-layered core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, an intermediate core layer, and a surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

03/08/18 / #20180065005

Golf club with movable weight

A golf club head including an elongate weight receptacle, the weight receptacle including: a first locking rail extending from the exterior surface of the body, the first locking rail running along a first side of the weight receptacle; a second locking rail extending from an exterior surface of the body, the second locking rail running along a second side of the weight receptacle, the first locking rail spaced from the second locking rail; a weight member located in the weight receptacle; wherein the weight member is configured to slide along the weight receptacle when the weight member is in an unlocked position and the weight member is configured to lock in place in the weight receptacle when the weight member is in a locked position; wherein the weight member at least partially resides between the first locking rail and the second locking rail.. . ... Acushnet Company

03/08/18 / #20180065004

Golf club striking surface

A golf club head, including a striking face having a plurality of grooves formed therein, a center region, a toe region, and a heel region, a plurality of miniature grooves formed therein, the plurality of miniature grooves limited to the central region of the striking face, each of the plurality of miniature grooves extending across the striking face parallel to the grooves, each of the plurality of miniature grooves having a miniature groove width of less than 0.500 mm, wherein the miniature groove width is the distance between an uppermost intersection of each miniature groove and the front surface and a lowermost intersection of each miniature groove and the front surface; a plurality of arcuate grooves limited to the toe region; wherein the grooves, the miniature grooves, and the arcuate grooves do not intersect one another.. . ... Acushnet Company

03/08/18 / #20180064998

Dimple patterns with surface texture for golf balls

The present invention provides a golf ball having an outer surface comprising a plurality of dimples covering greater than 70 percent of the outer surface, wherein a plurality of the dimples incorporate directional surface texturing therein. The directional surface texturing preferably comprises substantially parallel channels or protrusions formed within the dimples. ... Acushnet Company

03/08/18 / #20180064997

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball. ... Acushnet Company

03/08/18 / #20180064181

Golf jacket having weather-protective collar

Golf jackets having improved collar constructions are provided. The height of the center section of the collar is longer than the height of the first and second end sections of the collar. ... Acushnet Company

03/01/18 / #20180056146

Iron golf club with badge

A golf club head with a multi-level badge is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention is an iron type golf club head with a multi-level badge that on one level contacts a rear surface of the striking face of the golf club head, and a second level of the multi-level badge contacts a rear surface of a cavity created by the chassis of the golf club head.. ... Acushnet Company

03/01/18 / #20180056140

Golf balls comprising medium hardness gradient core

A golf ball includes a core having an outer surface and a geometric center. The core is formed from a substantially homogenous rubber composition. ... Acushnet Company

03/01/18 / #20180056139

Multi-layer golf ball

The present invention is directed to multi-layer golf balls including a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively soft or low modulus hnp, a layer formed from a composition comprising a relatively hard or high modulus hnp, an inner cover layer formed from a thermoplastic composition, and an outer cover layer.. . ... Acushnet Company

02/15/18 / #20180043216

Non-conforming golf balls

Golf balls having an initial velocity greater than 255 ft/sec and/or an overall distance of greater than 320 yards are disclosed. The golf balls comprise one or more core layers, one or more cover layers, and optionally one or more intermediate layers disposed between the core and the cover. ... Acushnet Company

02/15/18 / #20180043215

Golf balls having multi-layered cores with thermoset outer layer

Multi-piece golf balls containing a multi-layered core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, an intermediate core layer, and a surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

02/08/18 / #20180036613

Club length adjustment device

A golf club length adjustment device, comprising a first member affixed to a main shaft, the main shaft configured to couple to a golf club head, a second member slideably coupled to the first member, the second member adapted to couple to a golf club grip, wherein the first member is configured to slide along a club axis relative to the second member to change the length of the golf club, a backout prevention unit configured to limit the second member from uncoupling from the first member after the golf club length adjustment device has been assembled, a decoupling tool configured to be inserted through an access hole formed in a proximal end of the grip, the decoupling tool configured to engage and deflect the backout prevention unit, disengaging the backout prevention unit from the second member, allowing for disassembly of the second member from the first member.. . ... Acushnet Company

02/08/18 / #20180036605

Set of golf club heads and method of manufacture

A co-forged iron type golf club is disclosed. More specifically, the present invention discloses an iron type golf club head from a pre-form billet that already contains two or more materials before the actual forging process resulting in a multi-material golf club head that doesn't require any post manufacturing operations such as machining, welding, swaging, gluing, and the like. ... Acushnet Company

02/08/18 / #20180036600

Golf balls having volumetric equivalence on opposing hemispheres and symmetric flight performance and methods of making same

Golf balls according to the present invention achieve flight symmetry and overall satisfactory flight performance due to a dimple surface volume ratio that is equivalent between opposing hemispheres despite the use of different dimple geometries, different dimple arrangements, and/or different dimple counts on the opposing hemispheres.. . ... Acushnet Company

02/08/18 / #20180036598

Curvilinear golf ball dimples and methods of making same

The present invention is directed to golf balls having surface textures with unique appearances and improved aerodynamic characteristics due, at least in part, to the use of curvilinear dimple plan shapes. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a plan shape defined by a number of convex or concave arcs that are derived from the vertices of a regular n-sided polygon, for example, an equilateral triangle or square.. ... Acushnet Company

02/08/18 / #20180036597

Golf ball dimple plan shapes and methods of generating same

The present invention relates to golf balls having improved packing efficiency and aerodynamic characteristics and a high degree of dimple interdigitation. In particular, the present invention relates to a golf ball including at least a portion of dimples having a plan shape defined by low frequency periodic functions having high amplitudes. ... Acushnet Company

02/08/18 / #20180036596

Golf balls having volumetric equivalence on opposing hemispheres and symmetric flight performance and methods of making same

Golf balls according to the present invention achieve flight symmetry and overall satisfactory flight performance due to a dimple volume ratio that is equivalent between opposing hemispheres despite the use of different dimple geometries on the opposing hemispheres.. . ... Acushnet Company

02/08/18 / #20180036595

Golf ball dimple profile

The present invention concerns a golf ball having dimples with a cross-sectional profile comprising a conical top portion and a non-conical bottom portion. More particularly, the profiles of the present invention are defined by three independent parameters: dimple diameter (dd), edge angle (Φedge), and saucer ratio (sr). ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028883

Golf club having an elastomer element for ball speed control

A golf club has a club head body with a back portion and striking face. A cradle is attached to an internal surface of the back portion, and an elastomer extends from the cradle towards a rear surface of the striking face. ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028882

Striking face deflection structures in a golf club

An iron-type golf club head has a club head body that includes a back portion, a topline, a sole portion, and a striking face. The golf club head also may include a rib that extends from the back portion of the club head body to a rear surface of the striking face. ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028879

Striking face deflection structures in a golf club

A golf club head including a plurality of face support tabs that are attached to an interior surface of the perimeter of a golf club head. The face support tabs are in contact with a rear surface of a striking face and, in some examples, are fastened to the rear surface of the striking face. ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028877

Interchangeable shaft system

A golf club incorporating an interchangeable shaft system includes a shaft, a shaft sleeve, a club head. The shaft sleeve is coupled to an end of the shaft and is received in a hosel included in the club head. ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028874

Golf balls comprising a plasticized polyurethane layer

A golf ball comprising a core and a cover layer, wherein at least one of the core or cover layer comprises a plasticized polyurethane composition comprising at least one polyurethane and at least one plasticizer.. . ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028872

Golf ball cores having foam center and thermoset outer layers with hardness gradients

Multi-layered golf ball core sub-assemblies and the resulting golf balls are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028871

Buoyant, high coefficient of restitution (cor) golf ball having a reduced flight distance yet the perceived flight trajectory of regular distance high cor golf balls

Golf ball having cor of at least 0.810, specific gravity sgb of less than 1.00 g/cc, and initial velocity of at least 250 ft/s and comprising a first layer l1, a second layer l2 surrounding l1, and a third layer l3 surrounding l2. L1 is formed from at least one highly neutralized polymer and has first specific gravity sg1; l2 is formed from at least one partially neutralized polymer and has second specific gravity sg2; and l3 is formed from at least one of a thermoset or thermoplastic composition and has third specific gravity sg3. ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028870

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball. ... Acushnet Company

02/01/18 / #20180028869

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball. ... Acushnet Company

01/25/18 / #20180021638

Golf club having improved sound properties

A golf club head has a stranded structure such as a cantilevered strand or a beam strand. The stranded structure causes changes in acoustic properties from that of a standard golf club. ... Acushnet Company

01/25/18 / #20180021633

Multi-layer core golf ball

Golf balls comprising a multi-layer core and a cover are disclosed. The multi-layer core comprises at least one intermediate core layer formed from a metallic, composite, or inorganic/organic hybrid composition.. ... Acushnet Company

01/25/18 / #20180021632

Low compression golf balls containing cores made of plasticized thermoplastic compositions

Low compression multi-piece golf balls having a solid core comprising at least one layer made of a plasticized thermoplastic composition are provided. Preferably, the ball has a compression of less than 60 and more preferably less than 50. ... Acushnet Company

01/18/18 / #20180015332

Golf balls having a multi-layered core with a thermoset rubber center

Golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided. The center of the core is made of a thermoset rubber material and preferably has a positive hardness gradient. ... Acushnet Company

01/11/18 / #20180008870

Golf club head having a multi-material face

A golf club with a multi-material face is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention has a multi-material striking face portion that can be comprised out of a metallic outer layer combined with a composite mid-section, all forming a face cup construction that can be connected to an aft body. ... Acushnet Company

01/11/18 / #20180008867

Multi-layer golf ball

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. . ... Acushnet Company

01/11/18 / #20180008866

Golf balls having multi-layered core with thermoplastic outer layer

Multi-piece golf balls containing a multi-layered core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, an intermediate core layer, and a surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

01/04/18 / #20180002519

Golf ball layers including mono (meth)acrylate esters

The present invention relates to the use of a mono (meth)acrylate ester in a golf ball layer. The mono (meth)acrylate ester may be added to one or more portions of a golf ball including a core, intermediate, or cover layer. ... Acushnet Company

01/04/18 / #20180002510

Golf ball layers including a fatty acid (meth)acrylic acid salt

The present invention relates to the use of a fatty acid (meth)acrylic acid salt in a golf ball layer. The fatty acid (meth)acrylic acid salt may be added to one or more portions of a golf ball including a core, intermediate, or cover layer. ... Acushnet Company

01/04/18 / #20180001154

Golf ball dimples exhibiting two distinct hardness regions derived from a single cover layer and methods of making same

The present invention is directed to a golf ball having a cover in which the dimples have two distinct hardness regions. The cover of the present invention is formed from a castable formulation including at least one prepolymer that incorporates some degree of unsaturation in the backbone of the polymer, at least one curative, and at least one free radical initiator. ... Acushnet Company

01/04/18 / #20180001152

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball. ... Acushnet Company

01/04/18 / #20180001151

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one irregular domain generated from a regular or non-regular polyhedron. The method includes choosing control points of a polyhedron, generating an irregular domain based on those control points, packing the irregular domain with dimples, and tessellating the irregular domain to cover the surface of the golf ball. ... Acushnet Company

01/04/18 / #20180001150

Golf ball

Golf balls including at least one modified dimple group are disclosed. The modified dimple group comprises one or more modified dimples forming an axially symmetric pattern about a correction area centroid located on an axis of symmetry at a latitude greater than 0°, where 0° represents the hemispherical pole and 90° represents the equator. ... Acushnet Company

01/04/18 / #20180000191

Golf shoe with an outsole having wave-like flex channels

A golf shoe has an upper, a midsole, and an outsole. The outsole includes a plurality of wave-like flex channels, surrounded by a hard base material. ... Acushnet Company

12/28/17 / #20170368423

Multi-layer golf ball

. . Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. . ... Acushnet Company

12/28/17 / #20170368421

Multi-layered cores with thermoplastic and thermoset layers for golf balls

Multi-piece golf balls containing a multi-layered core structure having layers with different hardness gradients and specific gravities are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity with metal material preferably dispersed in a first thermoset composition. ... Acushnet Company

12/21/17 / #20170361177

Golf club having double-walled striking face

A golf club head having a golf club head body and an inner wall structure. The club head body includes a back portion, a striking face, a sole, and a topline. ... Acushnet Company

12/21/17 / #20170361174

System and method for coating golf balls

In a method and related system of the invention, each golf ball component is progressed while being coated, without contacting another surface until after curing, and without the margin for error created in prior systems/methods using physical or air stream up-take supports. In one embodiment, a method of the invention comprises the steps of: progressing a golf ball component within an enclosed chamber for a controlled duration of time; at least partially covering the golf ball component with a coating material while the ball is progressed within the enclosed chamber; and at least partially curing the coating material on golf ball component in the chamber. ... Acushnet Company

12/21/17 / #20170361171

Golf balls having a multi-layered cover with a thermoplastic inner cover layer

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided. In one version, a six-piece ball having a three-layered core and three-layered cover is formed. ... Acushnet Company

12/14/17 / #20170354852

Metal wood club

A golf club head including a cavity including an open end and a terminal end, the terminal end opposite the open end, an elongate weighted insert configured to reside in the cavity, the weighted insert having a first end and a second end opposite the first end, wherein the cavity is configured to receive the weighted insert through the open end in both a first orientation where the first end is adjacent the terminal end of the cavity and a second orientation where the second end is adjacent the terminal end of the cavity, a removable weight member configured to be removably affixed to each of the first end and the second end of the weighted insert, wherein the removable weight member is magnetically attracted to each of the first end and the second end of the weighted insert.. . ... Acushnet Company

12/14/17 / #20170354848

Golf balls having at least one layer formed from a plasticized acid copolymer composition

The present invention is directed to multi-layer golf balls including a layer formed from a relatively soft or low modulus hnp composition and a layer formed from a relatively hard or high modulus hnp composition. Optionally, the soft (or low modulus) hnp composition and/or the hard (or high modulus) hnp composition is plasticized or is replaced with a different plasticized acid copolymer composition.. ... Acushnet Company

12/07/17 / #20170348569

Weighted iron set

The present invention is direct to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid-irons and short irons. The invention contemplates the use of titanium or steel for the main body portion and significant tungsten weight members coupled to at least the toe via a mechanical fastener inserted through the face.. ... Acushnet Company

11/30/17 / #20170340929

Set of golf clubs

A set of golf clubs including golf club heads having improved mass distribution characteristics. The set includes golf club heads having a club head main body including a hitting face, a muscle back shell and a weight insert disposed in the muscle back shell. ... Acushnet Company

11/30/17 / #20170340925

Multi-layer golf ball

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. . ... Acushnet Company

11/23/17 / #20170333760

Multi-layer golf ball

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. . ... Acushnet Company

11/23/17 / #20170333757

Golf balls having layers made of silicone elastomer and polyurethane blends

Multi-layered golf balls having at least one layer made from silicone (polysiloxane) elastomers; silicone (polysiloxane) elastomer/polyurethane blends; polycarbonate-polysiloxane blends and copolymers; and polycarbonate-polysiloxane/polyurethane blends are provided. For example, three-piece, four-piece, and five-piece golf balls containing different core and cover structures can be made. ... Acushnet Company

11/09/17 / #20170319918

Metal wood club

A golf club head having a body having a first receptacle having ant aperture and a weight retention member affixed to the receptacle, the weight retention member having an opening, the weight retention member configured to receive a weighted insert, wherein at least a portion of the receptacle is located on the sole.. . ... Acushnet Company

11/09/17 / #20170319908

Golf balls having volumetric equivalence on opposing hemispheres and symmetric flight performance and methods of making same

Golf balls according to the present invention achieve flight symmetry and overall satisfactory flight performance due to a dimple surface volume ratio that is equivalent between opposing hemispheres despite the use of different dimple geometries, different dimple arrangements, and/or different dimple counts on the opposing hemispheres.. . ... Acushnet Company

10/12/17 / #20170291077

Methods for making golf ball components using three-dimensional additive manufacturing systems

Methods for making golf balls and golf ball components using three-dimensional (3d) additive manufacturing systems are provided. The golf ball includes at least one three-dimensional piece. ... Acushnet Company

10/12/17 / #20170291073

Golf balls having foam inner core and themoplastic outer core

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a foam composition, preferably foamed polyurethane. ... Acushnet Company

10/12/17 / #20170291072

Golf balls having dual-layered cores with metal-containing centers and dual-layered covers

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-layered core and dual-layered cover are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, and a surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

10/12/17 / #20170291071

Golf balls having dual-layered cores with metal-containing centers

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-layered core are provided. The ball further includes single or multi-layered covers. ... Acushnet Company

10/05/17 / #20170282032

Golf club with improved weight distribution

A golf club with improved weight distribution is disclosed herein. More specifically, the present invention discloses a golf club with a lightweight shaft allowing the golfer to achieve higher swing speed, while shifting the weight savings of the shaft to a grip portion of the club; counterbalancing some of the undesirable performance characteristics associated with a lightweight shaft.. ... Acushnet Company

10/05/17 / #20170282029

Golf club having removeable weight

A golf club head including a hosel, a ball striking face, a sole extending aftward from a lower edge of the ball striking face, a crown extending aftward from an upper edge of the ball striking face, a skirt extending between the sole and the crown, a weight mount disposed on at least one of the sole, the crown, and the skirt, a weight member configured to reside in the weight mount, a fastener, a retainer configured to rotatably couple the fastener to the weight member, wherein the fastener goes from an unlocked position to a locked position in less than one full turn of the fastener relative to the weight mount, wherein rotation of the fastener compresses the retainer.. . ... Acushnet Company

10/05/17 / #20170282021

Golf club head with flexure

A golf club head including a crown, a sole, a hosel, a face and a flexure. The flexure provides compliance during an impact between the golf club head and a golf ball, and is tuned to vibrate, immediately after impact, at a predetermined frequency. ... Acushnet Company

10/05/17 / #20170282020

Metal wood club

A golf club head is provided having a body and a face, with a slot in a perimeter region of the body of the club head adjacent the face. The slot increases the flex of the hitting surface on impact with a golf ball, thereby increasing the speed with which the ball rebounds off the hitting face and increases the overall distance the ball is hit. ... Acushnet Company

10/05/17 / #20170282019

Multi-layer golf ball

Multi-piece golf balls having a multi-layered solid core and multi-layered cover are provided.. . ... Acushnet Company

10/05/17 / #20170282018

Golf ball with excellent interlayer adhesion between adjacent differing layers

Golf ball and method for making it, comprising a first layer that comprises a first polymeric composition and is surrounded by and adjacent to a second layer comprising a second polymeric composition different than the first polymeric composition; with one of these layers further comprising at least one silane-containing adhesion promoter such as organosilanes and/or organosiloxanes throughout in an amount of from about 0.1 wt. % to about 5.0 wt. ... Acushnet Company

09/28/17 / #20170274251

Dual core golf ball having positive-hardness-gradient thermoplastic inner core and positive-hardness-gradient thermoset outer core layer

A golf ball comprising an inner core layer including a thermoplastic material and having a geometric center hardness less than the surface hardness to define a positive hardness gradient. An outer core layer is formed over the inner core. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266522

Golf bag having hub shoulder strap connector for converting from two straps to single strap

A golf bag having a shoulder strap assembly including a two strap system that can be converted to a single strap system is provided. In the two strap system, strap a is fitted over one shoulder and strap b is fitted over the other shoulder. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266521

Golf bag having shoulder strap assembly for converting from two straps to single strap

A golf bag having a shoulder strap assembly including a two strap system that can be converted to a single strap system is provided. In the two strap system, strap a is fitted over one shoulder and strap b is fitted over the other shoulder. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266513

Golf ball incorporating at least three adjacent ionomeric and/or hnp-based layers having multiple related property gradients there between

Golf ball having at least three layers comprising ionomeric and/or hnp compositions, wherein for each two adjacent layers, a relationship is established between a ratio of the volumes of the two adjacent layers and a ratio of the percent neutralizations of those two layers such that the volumes and % neutralizations of all layers are interrelated and interdependent to produce unique and desirable playing characteristics. In one embodiment, a golf ball of the invention has t layers, wherein t≧3 and each of t layers has a different volume “v” and comprises an ionomeric and/or hnp composition having a different % neutralization “n”; and wherein each of n inner layers of the t layers (n<t) has an adjacent surrounding layer n+1 such that a volume vn and a % neutralization nn of each inner layer and a volume v(n+1) and % neutralization n(n+1) of each adjacent surrounding layer n+1 satisfy the relationship (v(n+1)−vn)/v(n+1)≦(nn−n(n+1))/n(n+1).. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266512

Golf ball incorporating at least three adjacent ionomeric and/or hnp-based layers having multiple related property gradients there between

Golf ball having at least three layers comprising an ionomeric and/or hnp composition, wherein for each two adjacent layers, a relationship is established between a ratio of the volumes of the two adjacent layers and a ratio of the percent neutralizations of those two layers such that the volumes and % neutralizations of all layers are interrelated and interdependent to produce unique and desirable playing characteristics. In one embodiment, each of t layers, wherein t≧3, has a different volume “v” and comprises an ionomeric/hnp composition having a different % neutralization “n”; and wherein each of n inner layers of the t layers (n<t) has an adjacent surrounding layer n+1 such that a volume vn and a % neutralization nn of each inner layer and a volume v(n+1) and % neutralization n(n+1) of each adjacent surrounding layer n+1 satisfy the relationship (v(n+1)−vn)/v(n+1)≦(n(n+1)−nn)/nn.. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266511

Golf ball incorporating at least three adjacent ionomeric and/or hnp-based layers having multiple related property gradients there between

Golf ball having at least three layers comprising ionomeric and/or hnp compositions, wherein for each two adjacent layers, a relationship is established between a ratio of the volumes of the two adjacent layers and a ratio of the percent neutralizations of those two layers such that the volumes and % neutralizations of all layers are interrelated and interdependent to produce unique and desirable playing characteristics. In one embodiment, a golf ball of the invention has t layers, wherein t≧3 and each of t layers has a different volume “v” and comprises an ionomeric and/or hnp composition having a different % neutralization “n”. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266510

Golf balls having a foam center with regions of different hardness

Golf balls having a multi-layered core made of a foamed composition are provided. The core preferably has a foam inner core (center) and surrounding thermoset or thermoplastic outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266509

Dual core golf ball having positive-hardness-gradient thermoplastic inner core and positive-hardness-gradient thermoset outer core layer

A golf ball includes a thermoplastic inner core and a thermoset outer core layer. The inner core has a surface hardness of about 40 to 80 shore c and a center hardness of about 30 to 75 shore c, the center hardness being less than the surface hardness to define a first positive hardness gradient. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266508

Medium gradient dual core golf ball

A golf ball includes an inner core layer having a first surface hardness and a geometric center hardness. The center hardness is less than the first surface hardness to define a first positive hardness gradient of about 1 to 12 shore c. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266507

Three-cover-layer golf ball having transparent or plasticized polyamide intermediate layer

A golf ball includes a core and a three-layer cover disposed adjacent the core. The three-layer cover includes an inner cover, an intermediate cover, and an outer cover. ... Acushnet Company

09/21/17 / #20170266506

Multi-layer cover golf ball having a high acid casing layer

A golf ball includes a single core having an outer surface and a geometric center. The core is formed from a substantially homogenous rubber composition. ... Acushnet Company

09/14/17 / #20170259134

Supported iron set

The present invention is directed to a set of golf clubs comprising long irons, mid irons and short irons. The irons have a progressive horizontal cg location. ... Acushnet Company

09/14/17 / #20170259125

Multi-layer golf ball

Multi-layer golf balls having a hard, high compression center, a relatively soft intermediate layer, and a stiff outer cover layer, are provided. The outer surface hardness of the intermediate layer is less than that of both the center and the outer cover layer.. ... Acushnet Company

09/14/17 / #20170259124

Golf balls having foam center containing clay particulate

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core made of a foamed composition and a cover are provided. Preferably, the core is dual-layered having has a foam inner core (center) and surrounding thermoset or thermoplastic outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

09/07/17 / #20170254667

Multi-layer core golf ball

Golf balls comprising a multi-layer core and a cover are disclosed. The multi-layer core comprises at least three layers, including at least one thermoset layer and at least one thermoplastic layer. ... Acushnet Company

09/07/17 / #20170252614

Metal wood club

A golf club head having a body having a first receptacle having ant aperture and a weight retention member affixed to the receptacle, the weight retention member having an opening, the weight retention member configured to receive a weighted insert, wherein at least a portion of the receptacle is located on the sole, wherein the receptacle includes a pair of perimeter walls, each of the perimeter walls substantially perpendicular to the sole adjacent the perimeter walls, wherein the pair of perimeter walls are separated by the aperture and are substantially parallel to one another.. . ... Acushnet Company

09/07/17 / #20170252612

Golf club head with replaceable face

A golf club head having a replaceable striking face is disclosed herein. More specifically, the present invention discloses a golf club head where at least a portion of the frontal striking surface of the face is detachable and replaceable to improve performance. ... Acushnet Company

08/31/17 / #20170246511

Golf ball incorporating at least one non-isocyanate-containing polyurethane layer

A golf ball comprising at least one layer consisting of a non-isocyanate-containing polyurethane composition comprising the reaction product of: at least one amine or polyamine, having an average functionality of 2.0 or greater, and at least one cyclo-carbonate. The amine may be selected for example from the group consisting of: ethylenediamine, hexamethylenediamine, or tris(2-aimnoethyl)amine, or blends thereof; and the polyamine may be selected for example from the group consisting of polyoxypropylene diamines, polyoxypropylene triamines, and combinations thereof. ... Acushnet Company

08/31/17 / #20170246510

Golf balls having core structures with iron-containing centers

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core and cover are provided. The ball contains a small, heavy inner core and surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

08/31/17 / #20170246509

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides dimple patterns with tetrahedral tilings where the dimples are arranged in multiple copies of a first domain and a second domain, and the dimple pattern in the first domain is different than the dimple pattern in the second domain. A majority of dimples are provided having a first plan shape and a first profile shape, and at least one of the domains has a sub-pattern of nearest neighbor dimples having either a plan shape or a dimple profile shape that is different than the majority of dimples.. ... Acushnet Company

08/17/17 / #20170232304

Low compression golf ball

. . Disclosed herein are two-layer and three-layer, low compression golf balls including a low compression single- or dual-layer rubber core and a single cover layer.. . ... Acushnet Company

08/10/17 / #20170225050

Golf club head with flexure

A golf club head including a crown, a sole, a hosel, a face, a flexure, and a weight member. The flexure provides compliance during an impact between the golf club head and a golf ball, and is tuned to vibrate, immediately after impact, at a predetermined frequency. ... Acushnet Company

08/10/17 / #20170225044

Multi-layered cores for golf balls based on ionomers

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core of at least one layer and cover of at least one layer are provided. Thermoplastic ethylene acid copolymer ionomer compositions are used to form the core layers. ... Acushnet Company

08/10/17 / #20170225043

Golf balls having non-uniform core structures with metal-containing centers

Multi-piece golf balls having a solid core and cover are provided. The ball contains a small, heavy inner core and surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

08/10/17 / #20170225041

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides dimple patterns with octahedral tilings where the dimples are arranged in multiple copies of a first domain and a second domain, and the dimple pattern in the first domain is different than the dimple pattern in the second domain. A majority of dimples are provided having a first plan shape and a first profile shape, and at least one of the domains has a sub-pattern of nearest neighbor dimples having either a plan shape or a profile shape that is different than the majority of dimples.. ... Acushnet Company

08/10/17 / #20170225040

Dimple patterns for golf balls

The present invention provides dimple patterns with icosahedral tilings where the dimples are arranged in multiple copies of a first domain and a second domain, and the dimple pattern in the first domain is different than the dimple pattern in the second domain. A majority of dimples are provided having a first plan shape and a first profile shape, and at least one of the domains has a sub-pattern of nearest neighbor dimples having either a plan shape or a dimple profile shape that is different than the majority of dimples.. ... Acushnet Company

07/27/17 / #20170209747

Low compression golf balls having layers made from plasticized thermoplastic materials

Low compression, multi-piece golf balls containing a solid core and two or three-layered cover assemblies are provided. Preferably, the ball has a compression of less than 60 and more preferably less than 50. ... Acushnet Company

07/27/17 / #20170209746

Three-layer-core golf ball having highly-neutralized polymer outer core layer

A golf ball includes an inner core layer formed from a thermoset rubber composition. The inner core layer has a first outer surface shore d hardness and an outer diameter of about 0.8 to 1.40 inches. ... Acushnet Company

07/20/17 / #20170203167

Golf club head with depression

A golf club head comprising a crown defining an upper surface of the golf club head; a sole defining a lower surface of the golf club head, wherein said sole is substantially convex in shape; a skirt extending between the crown and the sole; a face defining a ball-striking surface and intersecting said sole at a leading edge; an interior cavity defined by said crown, sole, skirt, and face; a coordinate system with an x-axis located horizontal to said face, a y-axis located vertical to said face, and a z-axis located through said face, said z-axis and said x-axis parallel to a ground plane when said golf club head is held at address on said ground plane; a depression formed in said sole, wherein said depression is substantially concave and protrudes inwards towards said interior cavity of said golf club head.. . ... Acushnet Company

07/06/17 / #20170189770

Golf club having concentrated weighting

A golf club head including a multi-piece construction. The golf club head includes a plurality of body components coupled at a seam. ... Acushnet Company

07/06/17 / #20170189766

Golf balls having a core layer made from plasticized thermoplastic compositions

Multi-layered golf balls containing a dual-core structure are provided. The core structure includes an inner core (center) comprising a thermoplastic composition, preferably including: a) ethylene acid copolymer, b) plasticizer, and c) cation source. ... Acushnet Company

07/06/17 / #20170189764

Golf balls having metal-containing plasticized thermoplastic inner cores and thermoplastic outer cores

Multi-piece golf balls containing a dual-layered core structure are provided. The core structure includes a small, heavy inner core (center) having a relatively high specific gravity, and a surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

07/06/17 / #20170189763

Golf ball covers made from plasticized thermoplastic materials

Multi-layered golf balls containing a two or three-layered cover assembly are provided. In one embodiment, the cover assembly includes a relatively hard inner cover and relatively soft outer cover. ... Acushnet Company

07/06/17 / #20170189762

Golf ball compositions

Disclosed herein are golf ball compositions formed from polyureas made from aminocrotonates.. . ... Acushnet Company

07/06/17 / #20170189761

Golf ball having dimples with concentric grooves

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aerodynamic performance due, at least in part, to the alteration of the dimple surfaces. In particular, the present invention relates to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having circular perimeters and dimple profiles having a concentric groove on the surface of the dimple. ... Acushnet Company

07/06/17 / #20170189760

Golf balls having volumetric equivalence on opposing hemispheres and symmetric flight performance and methods of making same

Golf balls according to the present invention achieve flight symmetry and overall satisfactory flight performance due to a dimple volume ratio that is equivalent between opposing hemispheres despite the use of different dimple geometries on the opposing hemispheres.. . ... Acushnet Company

06/29/17 / #20170182389

System and method for weighting a golf club

A system and method for weighting a golf club. The system is configured to adjust the overall club weight and the weight balance of a golf club.. ... Acushnet Company

06/29/17 / #20170182385

Co-forged golf club head and method of manufacture

A co-forged iron type golf club is disclosed. More specifically, the present invention discloses a co-forged iron type golf club with the body portion made out of a first material and at least one weight adjustment portion monolithically encased within the body portion of the co-forged iron type golf club head without the need for secondary attachment or machining operations. ... Acushnet Company

06/29/17 / #20170182378

Set of golf clubs

A set of golf clubs including golf club heads having improved mass distribution characteristics. The set includes golf club heads having a club head main body including a hitting face and a face support, a muscle back shell and a weight insert.. ... Acushnet Company

06/29/17 / #20170182369

Golf balls having multi-layered cores with heat-activated foam center

Multi-layered, golf balls having a core made of a foamed composition are provided. The core preferably has a foam inner core (center) and surrounding thermoset or thermoplastic outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

06/29/17 / #20170182368

Golf balls having particle-based foam center

Multi-layered, golf balls having a core made of a particle-based polyurethane foam composition are provided. The ball includes a dual-layered core having a foam inner core (center) and surrounding outer core layer. ... Acushnet Company

06/29/17 / #20170182365

Golf ball dimple shape

The present invention is directed to golf balls having improved aesthetics and desirable aerodynamic properties due, at least in part, to the novel shape of the dimples on the surface thereof. In particular, the present invention is directed to a golf ball that includes at least a portion of its dimples having a shape obtained from the intersection of a toroid and a sphere. ... Acushnet Company

06/22/17 / #20170173420

Golf club with movable weight

A golf club head including an elongate weight receptacle; a weight retainer located in the weight receptacle; wherein the weight receptacle includes a plurality of weight mounts; wherein the weight retainer is configured to slide along the weight receptacle between each of the plurality of weight mounts when the weight retainer is unlocked, and wherein the weight retainer is configured to reside in any of the plurality of weight mounts when the weight retainer is locked; wherein the weight retainer includes a rotating portion and a non-rotating portion, the rotating portion rotatably affixed to the non-rotating portion; wherein 90 degrees of rotation of the rotating portion in a first direction relative to the non-rotating portion locks the weight retainer, and wherein 90 degrees of rotation of the rotating portion in a second direction relative to the non-rotating portion unlocks the weight retainer.. . ... Acushnet Company








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