EP0927563A3 - Metal wood club head and club - Google Patents

Metal wood club head and club Download PDF

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EP0927563A3
EP0927563A3 EP98310785A EP98310785A EP0927563A3 EP 0927563 A3 EP0927563 A3 EP 0927563A3 EP 98310785 A EP98310785 A EP 98310785A EP 98310785 A EP98310785 A EP 98310785A EP 0927563 A3 EP0927563 A3 EP 0927563A3
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club
face
metal
metal wood
sole
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German (de)
French (fr)
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EP0927563A2 (en
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Jesse J. Oritz
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Orlimar Golf Co
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Orlimar Golf Co
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Priority to US170597A priority Critical
Priority to US1705 priority
Priority to US13891398A priority
Priority to US138913 priority
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Publication of EP0927563A3 publication Critical patent/EP0927563A3/en
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B53/00Golf clubs
    • A63B53/04Heads
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B53/00Golf clubs
    • A63B53/04Heads
    • A63B53/0466Heads wood-type
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B60/00Details or accessories of golf clubs, bats, rackets or the like
    • A63B60/52Details or accessories of golf clubs, bats, rackets or the like with slits
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B53/00Golf clubs
    • A63B53/04Heads
    • A63B2053/0408Heads with defined dimensions
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B53/00Golf clubs
    • A63B53/04Heads
    • A63B2053/0416Heads with an impact surface provided by a face insert
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B53/00Golf clubs
    • A63B53/04Heads
    • A63B2053/0433Heads with special sole configurations
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B2209/00Characteristics of used materials

Abstract

The disclosure relates to a metal wood golf club head (10) comprising having a face (20), sole (13), toe (14), heel (15) and hosel (17). A thin, hard metal insert (18) is joined to an opening in the face (20). A plurality of grooved runners (30 to 32) extend rear-to-front along the sole of the body terminating at the leading edge of the body, and a plurality of weights (23, 24, 25) are mounted in recesses (32 to 35) in the surface of the runners (30 to 32). Preferably the face insert is maraging metal and the weights are tungsten copper.
EP98310785A 1997-12-31 1998-12-30 Metal wood club head and club Withdrawn EP0927563A3 (en)

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US170597A true 1997-12-31 1997-12-31
US1705 1997-12-31
US13891398A true 1998-08-24 1998-08-24
US138913 1998-08-24

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EP0927563A2 EP0927563A2 (en) 1999-07-07
EP0927563A3 true EP0927563A3 (en) 2000-09-27

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WO (1) WO1999033530A1 (en)

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US6409612B1 (en) * 2000-05-23 2002-06-25 Callaway Golf Company Weighting member for a golf club head
US7771288B2 (en) 2003-08-13 2010-08-10 Acushnet Company Golf club head with face insert
US7749101B2 (en) 2005-08-23 2010-07-06 Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd. Wood-type golf club head
US9061185B2 (en) 2011-09-20 2015-06-23 Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd. Correlated set of golf club heads
GB201310278D0 (en) * 2013-06-10 2013-07-24 Golphin Ltd Golf club
US10022599B1 (en) 2017-08-09 2018-07-17 Cobra Golf Incorporated Golf club head with interchangeable rail system

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JPH0889604A (en) * 1994-09-21 1996-04-09 Maruman Golf Corp Metallic golf club head
US5584770A (en) * 1995-02-06 1996-12-17 Jensen; Morten A. Perimeter weighted golf club head
US5630888A (en) * 1993-11-19 1997-05-20 Shintomi Golf Co., Ltd. Golf-club head
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US4438931A (en) * 1982-09-16 1984-03-27 Kabushiki Kaisha Endo Seisakusho Golf club head
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US4065133A (en) * 1976-03-26 1977-12-27 Gordos Ambrose L Golf club head structure
US4432549A (en) * 1978-01-25 1984-02-21 Pro-Pattern, Inc. Metal golf driver
WO1987007514A1 (en) * 1986-06-06 1987-12-17 Fiber-Speed International, Inc. Golf club shaft and method of manufacture
US5465968A (en) * 1993-03-31 1995-11-14 Daiwa Golf Co., Ltd. Golf clubhead having beryllium face plate
US5630888A (en) * 1993-11-19 1997-05-20 Shintomi Golf Co., Ltd. Golf-club head
JPH07313636A (en) * 1994-05-27 1995-12-05 Bridgestone Sports Co Ltd Golf club head
US5497995A (en) * 1994-07-29 1996-03-12 Swisshelm; Charles T. Metalwood with raised sole
JPH0889604A (en) * 1994-09-21 1996-04-09 Maruman Golf Corp Metallic golf club head
US5584770A (en) * 1995-02-06 1996-12-17 Jensen; Morten A. Perimeter weighted golf club head
US6056649A (en) * 1997-10-21 2000-05-02 Daiwa Seiko, Inc. Golf club head

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PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 1996, no. 04 30 April 1996 (1996-04-30) *
PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 1996, no. 08 30 August 1996 (1996-08-30) *

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AU2099699A (en) 1999-07-19
JPH11262548A (en) 1999-09-28
EP0927563A2 (en) 1999-07-07

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