JP2002052099A - Golf club head - Google Patents

Golf club head

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JP2002052099A
JP2002052099A JP2000237650A JP2000237650A JP2002052099A JP 2002052099 A JP2002052099 A JP 2002052099A JP 2000237650 A JP2000237650 A JP 2000237650A JP 2000237650 A JP2000237650 A JP 2000237650A JP 2002052099 A JP2002052099 A JP 2002052099A
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Harunobu Kusumoto
晴信 楠本
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a golf club head having a structure allowing resiliency to be easily increased at a face part when it strikes a ball. SOLUTION: At least the top 1a of the head 1 is provided with a bending section 5b reaching the interior of the head beyond a face edge P2 and extending along the face, with the thickness of the bending section 5b greater than the thickness of the top 1a.

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【発明の詳細な説明】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

【0001】 [0001]

【発明の属する技術分野】本発明は、ゴルフクラブヘッドに関する。 The present invention relates to relates to a golf club head.

【0002】 [0002]

【従来の技術】従来から、高反発のゴルフクラブヘッドが求められており、特に、フェース構造については、多くの研究が成されている。 Heretofore, and golf club head is required of high rebound, in particular, about the face structure, many studies have been made. その一つとして、最近ではメタルヘッドのフェース肉厚を薄くして反発を高め打球を飛ばそうとする傾向にあるが、フェースは直接打球する部分であるため、薄肉化にも限界がある。 As one, in recent tend to be Fly the hitting enhance resilience by reducing the face thickness of the metal head, face is because it is directly hitting parts, there is a limit to thinning. 一方、一般のゴルフクラブヘッドのボディは、打球時に微視的には振動したり撓んだりしていると考えられるが、ボディ全体で吸収してしまい効率よく反発させることは難しかった。 On the other hand, the body of a general golf club head is microscopically when hitting believed to flexes or vibrates, it is difficult to rebound efficiently will be absorbed by the entire body.

【0003】そこで、フェース周辺やフェース以外の部分(ボディ)の構造を工夫した技術が以下のように開示されている。 [0003] Therefore, a technique devised the structure of the portion other than the face and around the face (body) is disclosed as follows. 特開昭60−222073号(公知例1) JP-A-60-222073 (known example 1)
には、打球面部材とヘッド本体を波状のバネ鋼製弾性体で連結し、これにより有効打球面積を拡大し、打球方向の安定化を図るゴルフクラブヘッドが開示されている。 The concatenates the ball striking face member and the head body wavy spring steel elastic body, thereby enlarging the effective hitting area, the golf club head to stabilize the hitting direction is disclosed.
また、特開平10−263118号(公知例2)には、 Further, in Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. 10-263118 (Prior Example 2),
ヘッド本体のトップ(クラウン)やフェースに、変形助長部を形成したゴルフクラブヘッドが開示されている。 Top (Crown) or a face on the head body, the golf club head is disclosed in which the formation of the deformation promotion portion.
この場合、変形助長部は、貫通孔や薄肉溝で形成したり、あるいは、これらの孔や溝にヤング率の小さい材料を充填することで形成している。 In this case, the deformation promotion portion is may be formed in the through hole or the thin groove, or are formed by filling the material having a low Young's modulus in these holes or grooves. また、特開平10−1 In addition, JP-A-10-1
14102号(公知例3)には、フェース周辺領域において、トップ側の傾斜部とソール側の傾斜部の角度を略等しくし、フェースをバランスよく反発させるゴルフクラブヘッドが開示されており、その中には、傾斜部を波状にした技術も開示されている。 The No. 14102 (known example 3), in the face peripheral area substantially equal to the angle of the inclined portion of the inclined portion and the sole side of the top side, good balance golf club head to rebound is disclosed a face, therein the is also disclosed an inclined portion and a wavy art.

【0004】 [0004]

【発明が解決しようとする課題】しかし、上記公知例1 The object of the invention is to be Solved However, the above-mentioned known example 1
に開示されているゴルフクラブヘッドは、フェースとヘッド本体間を、両者より薄肉の弾性体で連結しているため、弾性体ばかり撓んでしまい打球時の衝撃を吸収するだけで良好な反発が得られない。 The golf club head disclosed in, between the face and the head body, because of the coupling of an elastic body thinner than both, obtained good rebound simply absorb the impact produced when hitting the ball will deflect only an elastic body It is not.

【0005】また、上記公知例2に開示されているゴルフクラブヘッドでは、貫通孔はその部分に全く肉がない状態となっており、薄肉溝は表面側の肉を削ぎ取って形成しているため、その部分は実質的に薄肉状態になっている。 [0005] In the golf club head disclosed in the above known example 2, the through hole is in a state at all no meat in that portion, the thin grooves are formed taking stripped meat surface Therefore, that portion is effectively a thin state. すなわち、これらの部分は局部的に強度を低下させて変形を助長するものであるため破損しやすい。 That is, these parts are easily damaged because it is intended to facilitate the deformation by reducing locally the strength.

【0006】さらに、上記公知例3に開示されている技術では、打球感はソフトになるが、打球時に傾斜部が外方に膨らむ傾向にあり、効果的に反発を高めるものであるかは不明である。 Furthermore, in the technique disclosed in the above-described known example 3, but the shot feel becomes soft, tend to tilt portion during hitting swells outward, or those enhancing the effective repulsion Unknown it is.

【0007】この発明は、上記問題点に基づいて成されたものであり、打球時にフェース部分で反発を高めやすい構造のゴルフクラブヘッドを提供することを目的とする。 [0007] The present invention has been made based on the above problems, and an object thereof is to provide a golf club head higher structure which tends repulsion face portion at the time of hitting.

【0008】 [0008]

【課題を解決するための手段】前記課題を解決するために、本発明は、ヘッドの少なくともトップに、フェースエッジよりもヘッド内側に達する屈曲部をフェース周辺に沿って設けており、前記屈曲部の肉厚を前記トップの肉厚よりも厚くしたことを特徴とする。 In order to solve the above problems SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention is based, at least in the top of the head, and provided with a bent portion reaching the head inward from the face edge along the periphery face, the bent portion the thickness of the characterized by being thicker than the thickness of the top.

【0009】このようなゴルフクラブヘッドによって打球すると、打球時においてフェース周辺に設けられた屈曲部が微視的に撓んでボディのフェースに近い部分でボールに対する反発が高められ、屈曲部はトップの肉厚よりも厚いため破損が防止される。 [0009] hitting by such golf club heads, rebound to the ball is increased at the portion near the face of the body flexes bent portion provided on the peripheral face microscopic upon hitting, bend the top thick for damage is prevented than the wall thickness.

【0010】 [0010]

【発明の実施の形態】図1乃至図5は、本発明に係るゴルフクラブヘッドの第1の実施形態を示す図であり、図1は斜視図、図2は中心部分における縦断面図、図3は平面断面図、図4はシャフト止着部における縦断面図、 1 to 5 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION is a diagram showing a first embodiment of a golf club head according to the present invention, FIG. 1 is a perspective view, FIG. 2 is a longitudinal sectional view of the central portion, FIG. 3 is a plan sectional view, FIG. 4 is a longitudinal sectional view of the shaft fastening portion,
そして図5は屈曲部の拡大断面図である。 And Figure 5 is an enlarged sectional view of the bent portion.

【0011】この実施形態に係るゴルフクラブヘッド(以下、ヘッドと称する)1は、チタン、チタン合金、 [0011] The golf club head according to this embodiment (hereinafter, referred to as head) 1 is titanium, titanium alloy,
ステンレス等の金属材料により中空状に形成されており、ボディ後側部3と、後述するシャフト止着部や屈曲部を有するボディ前側部5と、フェース10の3部材を、例えば溶接等により接合して一体化して成形されている(溶接部を符号Cで示す)。 A metal material such as stainless steel is formed into a hollow shape, joining the body back side 3, a body front portion 5 having a shaft fastening portion and the bent portion to be described later, the third member of the face 10, for example by welding or the like It is molded integrally with (showing a welded portion by symbol C). これら3つの部材は、 These three members,
それぞれ鋳造、鍛造、プレスのいずれかの方法で成形されている。 Casting respectively, forging, it is molded by any of the methods of the press. この場合、ボディ後側部3およびボディ前側部5は、更に、トップ1a、ソール1b、トウ1c、ヒール1d、(バック1e)部分を別個の部材(任意部材同士が一体化していても良い)として成形しておき、これら別個の部材(外殻部材)を溶接等により一体化することでヘッドを成形しても良い。 In this case, the back side 3 and the body front portion 5 body, further, the top 1a, the sole 1b, toe 1c, heel 1d, (may be integrated by any members together) (back 1e) portion separate member leave shaped as may be molded to the head by these separate members (outer shell member) are integrated by welding or the like.

【0012】前記ボディ前側部5には、トップ側からソール側に向けて延出し、図示しないシャフトが挿入、止着されるシャフト止着部5aが形成されている。 [0012] The body front part 5 is extended toward the top side to the sole side, a shaft (not shown) inserted, the shaft fastening portion 5a to be fastened is formed. また、 Also,
ボディ前側部5には、トップ1a、トウ1c、ソール1 The body front side 5, top 1a, toe 1c, Saul 1
b、ヒール1dに亘って、その外殻をヘッド内方へ折り曲げて、前壁5c,後壁5d,底壁5eによる断面略U b, over the heel 1d, by bending the outer shell to the head inwardly, the front wall 5c, a rear wall 5d, a substantially U by the bottom wall 5e
字状の溝を有する屈曲部5bが形成されている。 The bent portion 5b is formed with a shaped groove.

【0013】この屈曲部5bは、図4に示すように、トップ側では、前記シャフト止着部5aを通り、ソール側では、シャフト止着部5aより前方に形成されており、 [0013] The bent portion 5b, as shown in FIG. 4, the top side, through the shaft fastening portion 5a, with the sole side is formed in front of the shaft fastening portion 5a,
フェースエッジP2よりもヘッド内側に達するように形成されている。 It is formed to reach the head inward from the face edge P2. 具体的には、屈曲部は、その底部における位置P1がフェースエッジP2よりもヘッド内方となるように形成されており、屈曲部5bの底部までの深さ(P1,P2間の距離)が1〜15mm、好ましくは3 Specifically, the bent portion, its position at the bottom P1 is formed such that the head side than the face edge P2, (distance between P1, P2) bent portion depth to the bottom of 5b is 1~15mm, preferably 3
〜10mmに形成されている。 It is formed in the ~10mm.

【0014】また、屈曲部は、以下のように、打球時に微視的に撓むように形成されるものであることから、その肉厚は、破損しないように、外殻部材よりも厚く形成されており、具体的には、屈曲部における肉厚T2は、 Further, the bent portion, as follows, since it is intended to be formed to deflect microscopically when hitting, the wall thickness, so as not to damage, is formed thicker than the outer shell member cage, specifically, the thickness T2 at the bent portion,
トップ1aの肉厚T1よりも厚く形成されている。 It is thicker than the thickness T1 of the top 1a.

【0015】上記したような屈曲部5bを形成したことにより、打球時にボディ全体よりもボディのフェース近傍に設けたこの屈曲部が微視的に撓むことができ、打球時の応力をボディ全体に分散させることなく屈曲部の反発によって打球の飛距離の向上が図れる。 [0015] By forming the bent portion 5b as described above, hitting can also this bent portion provided on the face near the body bends microscopically than the entire body at the time, the whole body stress hitting thereby improving the flight distance of the ball by the resilience of the bent portion without dispersed. また、これに伴い、打球のフェースへの接触が長くなって方向性が安定すると共に、ソフトな打球感が得られるようになる。 Along with this, the directivity is stabilized longer contact to the face of the ball, so that good shot feeling is obtained.
しかも、屈曲部は、強度を低下させることなく、トップより厚肉にしているため、破損が防止されている。 Moreover, the bent portion, without reducing the strength, since the the thick from the top, damage is prevented.

【0016】そして、このような効果がより得られるように、上記屈曲部は、以下のように構成することが望ましい。 [0016] Then, as this effect can be more obtained, the bending portion is preferably configured as follows.

【0017】屈曲部5bは、フェースエッジP2よりも後方で、トップ1aの最高部位Pより前方に形成する。 The bent portion 5b is a rear than the face edge P2, formed in front of the highest part P of the top 1a.
また、屈曲部5bの肉厚T2は、フェース10の肉厚T In addition, the wall thickness T2 of the bent portion 5b, the thickness of the face 10 T
3よりも薄くする。 Thinner than 3. このように構成することで、フェース10だけでなく屈曲部で高い反発が得やすくなる。 With this configuration, high resilience is easily obtained at the bent portion as well as the face 10. この場合、ヘッドがドライバーである場合、トップ1aの肉厚T1は、0.5〜1.5mm、屈曲部5bの肉厚T In this case, if the head is a driver, the thickness T1 of the top 1a, 0.5 to 1.5 mm, the wall thickness of the bent portion 5b T
2は、1.0〜3.0mm、フェース10の肉厚T3 2, 1.0~3.0mm, thickness of the face 10 T3
は、1.8〜3.5mmの範囲で形成し、T1<T2< It is formed of a range of 1.8~3.5mm, T1 <T2 <
T3とすることが好ましい。 It is preferable that the T3.

【0018】また、フェースエッジP2から屈曲部5b [0018] In addition, the bent portion 5b from the face edge P2
の溝の底部中央までの距離L(図2参照)は、短過ぎると屈曲部とフェースが打球時に接触してしまい、長過ぎるとボディ後側部3の重量が軽くなり過ぎるため、5m Because of the distance to the center of the bottom of the groove L (see FIG. 2) is too short and the bent portion and the face ends up contacting the hitting, the weight of too long body back side 3 becomes too lightly, 5m
m以上で20mm以下にしておくのが好ましい。 Preferably, keep the 20mm or less than m. この場合、屈曲部5bを、フェースエッジから全て略等距離(全屈曲部に亘ってLが略一定)に形成しておくことで、打球時における反発のタイミングが共通するようになり、打球が安定して方向性を良くすることができる。 In this case, the bent portion 5b, by (L over the entire bent portion substantially constant) substantially equal distances all from the face edge should be formed in, looks like the timing of resilience at hitting is common, the shot stable it is possible to improve the directionality.
尚、トップ1aの最高部位Pは、ボディ後側部3とボディ前側部5の溶接部Cに位置させるとボディの製造が容易になる。 Incidentally, the highest portion P of top 1a the preparation of the body is facilitated when the positioning to the welding portion C of the body back side 3 and the body front portion 5.

【0019】次に、上述した実施形態の変形例について説明する。 Next, a description will be given of modifications of the embodiments described above. 図6に示す変形例は、トップ側とソール側の溝が、フェース角(ロフト角)に合致するように屈曲部5bを形成したものである。 Modification shown in FIG. 6, the top side and the sole side of the groove, and forming a bent portion 5b to match the face angle (loft). すなわち、トップ側、ソール側の屈曲部と、トウ側、ヒール側の屈曲部が向かい合って形成されると共に、屈曲部における前壁5c,後壁5dとフェース10が略同じ方向に傾斜している。 That is, the top side, a bending portion of the sole side, the toe side, the bent portion of the heel side is formed opposite the front wall 5c in the bending portion, a rear wall 5d and the face 10 is inclined substantially in the same direction .

【0020】このような構成によれば、打球時における屈曲部の反発の方向が共通し、ロフト角通りに打球でき、打球が安定して方向性が良くなる。 According to this structure, commonly the direction of repulsion of the bent portion at the time of hitting the ball, it hitting the loft angle street, hitting stable directionality is well.

【0021】図7に示す変形例は、底部が尖ったU字状の溝を有するように屈曲部5hを形成した例を示している。 The modification shown in Figure 7, bottom shows an example of forming a bent portion 5h so as to have a pointed U-shaped groove. すなわち、屈曲部の溝は、底壁がなく前方壁5cと後方壁5dが外方へ開くように傾斜しており、前方壁の傾斜が後方壁の傾斜よりも大きくなるように形成されている。 That is, the groove of the bent portion, the front wall 5c and the rear wall 5d no bottom wall is inclined to open outwardly, is formed to the inclination of the front wall is greater than the inclination of the rear wall . このため、早い反発が期待でき、ヘッドスピードの早い人に適したヘッドとなる。 For this reason, the early rebound can be expected, head suitable for early human head speed.

【0022】このように、屈曲部は、それによって形成される溝の形状について特に限定されるものではなく、 [0022] Thus, the bent portion is not limited to a particular shape of the grooves formed thereby,
場合によっては前記前方壁5cを垂直にする等、種々変形することが可能である。 In some cases equal to the vertical the front wall 5c, it may be variously modified.

【0023】図8に示す変形例は、ボディ前側部5とフェース10を、鋳造や鍛造等により、予め一体的に成形しておき、この部分と、ボディ後側部3とを溶接等により接合して一体化した構成を示している(2ピース構造)。 Modification shown in FIG. 8, joined to the body front part 5 and the face 10, by casting or forging or the like, previously molded in advance integrally, and this portion, by welding or the like and a body back side 3 It shows by and integrated structure (two-piece structure). このため、フェースエッジの溶接部が無くなり、 Therefore, there is no welded portion of the face edge,
フェースエッジが破損しにくくなる。 Face edge is less likely to be damaged. このように、ヘッド構造については、それを構成する構成部材の数、分割位置等については、適宜変形することができる。 Thus, for head structure, the number of components that constitute it, the division position and the like can be modified as appropriate.

【0024】図9及び図10は、本発明の第2の実施形態を示す図であり、図9は斜視図、図10は中心部分における縦断面図である。 [0024] FIGS. 9 and 10 are views showing a second embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 9 is a perspective view, FIG. 10 is a longitudinal sectional view of the central portion. なお、以下に説明する実施の形態では、前記実施形態と同一の部分については、同一の参照符号を付して、その詳細な説明については省略する。 In the embodiment described below, the above embodiment the same parts are denoted by the same reference numerals, detailed description thereof is omitted.

【0025】この実施形態では、ヘッド1は、ボディ1 [0025] In this embodiment, the head 1, the body 1
5とフェース10の2ピースで形成されている。 It is formed of two pieces of 5 and the face 10. この場合、ボディ15は、トップ15a、ソール15b、トウ15c、ヒール15dおよびバック15eを有しており、これら個別の部材(任意部材同士が一体化していても良い)が、それぞれ鋳造、鍛造、プレスのいずれかの方法で成形され、溶接等により一体化することで成形されている。 In this case, the body 15, a top 15a, the sole 15b, toe 15c, has a heel 15d and back 15e, these individual members (may be integrated by any members together), each casting, forging, molded by any of the methods of the press, it is molded by integrated by welding or the like.

【0026】そして、前記トップ15aのみに、断面略U字の溝を有する屈曲部15hが形成されている。 [0026] Then, only the top 15a, the bent portion 15h is formed to have a groove cross section substantially U. この場合、屈曲部15hは、シャフト止着部15kには達しておらず、フェースエッジP2から所定距離Lだけ離れた位置に、フェースエッジに沿った溝を備えている。 In this case, the bent portion 15h does not reach the shaft fastening portion 15k, the position away from the face edge P2 by a predetermined distance L, and a groove along the face edge.

【0027】このように、トップ15aだけに屈曲部1 [0027] the bent portion 1 In this way, only the top 15a
5hを形成しても、打球時における反発を大きくすることが可能であり、飛距離を伸ばすことができる。 Be formed 5h, it is possible to increase the repulsion of hitting, it is possible to extend the distance. なお、 It should be noted that,
屈曲部は、この実施形態のように、フェース周辺に沿ってトップ部のみに形成する以外にも、トップ部およびソール部に形成する等、打球時において微視的に撓むことができれば、屈曲部を形成する位置については、種々変形することが可能である。 Bent portion, as in this embodiment, in addition to forming only the top portion along the periphery face, etc. to be formed in the top portion and the sole portion, if it is possible to deflect microscopically at hitting, bending the position for forming the parts can be variously modified.

【0028】図11乃至図13は、本発明の第3の実施形態を示す図であり、図11は斜視図、図12は、ヘッド中心部分における縦断面図、図13は、ヘッドのシャフト止着部における縦断面図である。 [0028] FIGS. 11 to 13 are views showing a third embodiment of the present invention, FIG 11 is a perspective view, FIG. 12 is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion, FIG. 13, the shaft sealing head it is a longitudinal sectional view of wearing parts.

【0029】この実施形態では、上述した第1の実施形態と同様、ヘッド1をボディ後側部3と、ボディ前側部5と、フェース10の3部材で成形している。 [0029] In this embodiment, as in the first embodiment described above, the head 1 and the body back side 3, a body front section 5, it is shaped by three members of the face 10. ボディ前側部5に形成されるシャフト止着部5a部分には、トップ1aの表面から上方に突出するようにホーゼル5a´ The shaft fastening portion 5a portion formed in the body front part 5, the hosel 5a' so as to protrude upward from the surface of the top 1a
が形成されている。 There has been formed. また、屈曲部5bの溝は、ホーゼル5a´部分と、ソール側に貫通したシャフト止着部5a The groove of the bent portion 5b has a hosel 5a' portion, the shaft fastening portion 5a which penetrates the sole side
部分を除く全周に亘って形成されており、かつヘッドをライ角通りに地面に置いたときに、ホーゼルを通る垂直面Sに沿って形成されている。 It is formed over the entire circumference except for the part, and when placed on the ground to lie angle as the head, are formed along the vertical plane S through the hosel.

【0030】このように、屈曲部の溝がシャフト止着部5a部分を除くように形成されることで、シャフト止着の強度を低下させることがなく、また、屈曲部を、溝がホーゼルを通る垂直面Sに沿うように形成することで、 [0030] In this manner, the groove of the bent portion is formed so as to remove the shaft fastening portion 5a part, without lowering the strength of the shaft fastening, also the bent portion, the groove is a hosel by forming along the vertical plane S through,
屈曲部の質量分布とフェース向きが一致し、スイング中にフェース向きが感知しやすいものとなる。 Mass distribution and the face direction of the bent portion is match, face direction is assumed to easily sensed during the swing.

【0031】図14乃至図16は、本発明の第4の実施形態を示す図であり、図14は斜視図、図15は、ヘッド中心部分における縦断面図、図16は、ヘッドのシャフト止着部における縦断面図である。 [0031] FIGS. 14 to 16 are views showing a fourth embodiment of the present invention, FIG 14 is a perspective view, FIG. 15 is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion, FIG. 16, the shaft sealing head it is a longitudinal sectional view of wearing parts.

【0032】この実施形態においても、上述した第1の実施形態と同様、ヘッド1をボディ後側部3と、ボディ前側部5と、フェース10の3部材で成形している。 [0032] Also in this embodiment, as in the first embodiment described above, the head 1 and the body back side 3, a body front section 5, it is shaped by three members of the face 10. この場合、屈曲部5bの溝は、トップ1a、トウ1c、ソール1b、ヒール1dに亘って連続的に形成されており、シャフト止着部5aを通る垂直面S1に沿って形成されている。 In this case, the groove of the bent portion 5b, the top 1a, tow 1c, sole 1b, are continuously formed over the heel 1d, it is formed along the vertical surface S1 passing through the shaft fastening portion 5a.

【0033】このように、屈曲部を、溝がシャフト止着部5aを通る垂直面S1に沿うように形成することで、 [0033] Thus, the bent portions, grooves is formed so as to extend along the vertical surface S1 passing through the shaft fastening portion 5a,
屈曲部の質量分布とフェース向きが一致し、スイング中にフェース向きが感知しやすいものとなる。 Mass distribution and the face direction of the bent portion is match, face direction is assumed to easily sensed during the swing.

【0034】また、この実施形態では、屈曲部5bの溝が、シャフト止着部5aのトップ側及びソール側それぞれの開口部分において、切欠きEを形成するように設けられている。 Further, in this embodiment, the groove of the bent portion 5b is at the top side and the sole side each opening portion of the shaft fastening portion 5a, is provided so as to form a notch E. このように、切欠きを形成しておくことで、シャフト止着部5aで撓み作用を阻害することが防止される。 Thus, by forming the notch, it is prevented from inhibiting the action flexing in the shaft fastening portion 5a.

【0035】図17は、本発明の第5の実施形態を示す図であり、ヘッド中心部分における縦断面図である。 [0035] FIG. 17 is a diagram showing a fifth embodiment of the present invention, is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion. 上述した実施形態では、いずれもウッドタイプ等の中空のヘッドを例示して説明したが、この図に示すように、アイアンタイプのヘッドについても適用することが可能である。 In the above embodiment, although both have been illustrated and described a hollow head such as wood-type, as shown in this figure, it is possible to apply also iron-type head.

【0036】この実施形態では、ヘッド50は、バック側部材53とフェース60の2ピースによって構成されており、これらの部材が溶接等によって接合されることで成形されている。 [0036] In this embodiment, the head 50 is constituted by a two-piece back-side member 53 and the face 60, these members are molded by being joined by welding or the like. また、バック側部材53には、キャビティRが形成されており、そのトップ、トウ、ソール、ヒールの全周に亘って屈曲部53bが形成されている。 Further, the back side member 53, the cavity R is formed, the top, toe, sole, the bent portion 53b is formed over the entire circumference of the heel. そして、図6に示した構成と同様、屈曲部53b Then, as in the configuration shown in FIG. 6, the bent portion 53b
は、トップ側とソール側における溝が、フェース角(ロフト角)に合致するように形成されており、その溝の前壁、後壁とフェース60が略同じ方向に傾斜している。 Is a groove in the top side and the sole side, are formed to match the face angle (loft), the front wall of the groove, a rear wall and the face 60 is inclined substantially in the same direction.

【0037】このように、本発明は、アイアンタイプのヘッドにも適用することが可能であり、この実施形態によれば、反発が高められて飛距離が向上すると共に、打球時における屈曲部の反発の方向が共通して、ロフト角通りに打球でき、打球が安定して方向性が良くなる。 [0037] Thus, the present invention can also be applied to iron-type heads, according to this embodiment, the rebound is increased by improving the flight distance, the bent portion at the time of hitting the ball and the direction of rebound is common, can hitting the loft angle street, hitting stable directionality is well.

【0038】なお、この実施形態では、ヘッド50を2 [0038] In this embodiment, the head 50 2
ピースで成形したが、アイアンタイプの場合、トップ、 It was molded in the piece, in the case of iron-type, top,
ソール、フェースを鋳造、鍛造等によって1ピースで成形しても良く、それ以外にも、中空状に成形しても良い。 Saul, casting face, the forging may be molded in one piece. Alternatively, it may be formed into a hollow shape.

【0039】 [0039]

【発明の効果】以上説明したように、本発明によれば、 As described in the foregoing, according to the present invention,
打球時に、ヘッドに形成した屈曲部が微視的に撓むため、フェース部分で反発を高めやすくなり、飛距離の向上が図れ、方向性も安定する。 When hitting, since the bent portion formed on the head flexes microscopically, easily increase the repulsion face portion, model improves flight distance, direction is stabilized.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

【図1】本発明に係るゴルフクラブヘッドの第1の実施形態を示す斜視図。 Perspective view of a first embodiment of a golf club head according to the present invention; FIG.

【図2】図1に示すゴルフクラブヘッドの中心部分における縦断面図。 Figure 2 is a longitudinal sectional view of the central portion of the golf club head shown in Figure 1.

【図3】図1に示すゴルフクラブヘッドの平面断面図。 FIG. 3 is a plan sectional view of the golf club head shown in FIG. 1.

【図4】図1に示すゴルフクラブヘッドのシャフト止着部における縦断面図。 Figure 4 is a longitudinal sectional view of the shaft fastening portion of the golf club head shown in Figure 1.

【図5】図1に示すゴルフクラブヘッドの屈曲部の拡大断面図。 Figure 5 is an enlarged sectional view of the bent portion of the golf club head shown in Figure 1.

【図6】図1に示すゴルフクラブヘッドの第1変形例を示しており、ヘッド中心部分における縦断面図。 6 shows a first modification of the golf club head shown in FIG. 1 is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion.

【図7】図1に示すゴルフクラブヘッドの第2変形例を示しており、ヘッド中心部分における縦断面図。 7 shows a second modification of the golf club head shown in FIG. 1 is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion.

【図8】図1に示すゴルフクラブヘッドの第3変形例を示しており、ヘッド中心部分における縦断面図。 8 shows a third modification of the golf club head shown in FIG. 1 is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion.

【図9】本発明に係るゴルフクラブヘッドの第2の実施形態を示す斜視図。 Figure 9 is a perspective view showing a second embodiment of a golf club head according to the present invention.

【図10】図9に示すゴルフクラブヘッドのヘッド中心部分における縦断面図。 Figure 10 is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion of the golf club head shown in FIG.

【図11】本発明に係るゴルフクラブヘッドの第3の実施形態を示す斜視図。 Figure 11 is a perspective view showing a third embodiment of a golf club head according to the present invention.

【図12】図11に示すゴルフクラブヘッドのヘッド中心部分における縦断面図。 Figure 12 is a longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion of the golf club head shown in FIG. 11.

【図13】図11に示すゴルフクラブヘッドのシャフト止着部における縦断面図。 Figure 13 is a longitudinal sectional view of the shaft fastening portion of the golf club head shown in FIG. 11.

【図14】本発明に係るゴルフクラブヘッドの第4の実施形態を示す斜視図。 Figure 14 is a perspective view showing a fourth embodiment of a golf club head according to the present invention.

【図15】図14に示すゴルフクラブヘッドの中心部分における縦断面図。 Figure 15 is a longitudinal sectional view of the central portion of the golf club head shown in FIG. 14.

【図16】図14に示すゴルフクラブヘッドのシャフト止着部における縦断面図。 Figure 16 is a longitudinal sectional view of the shaft fastening portion of the golf club head shown in FIG. 14.

【図17】本発明に係るゴルフクラブヘッドの第5の実施形態を示す図であり、ヘッド中心部分における縦断面図。 [Figure 17] is a diagram showing a fifth embodiment of a golf club head according to the present invention, longitudinal sectional view of the head center portion.

【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

1,50 ヘッド 1a,15a トップ 1b,15b ソール 5a シャフト止着部 5b,15h,53b 屈曲部 10,60 フェース 1,50 head 1a, 15a top 1b, 15b sole 5a shaft fastening portion 5b, 15h, 53b bent portion 10, 60 face

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    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 ヘッドの少なくともトップに、フェースエッジよりもヘッド内側に達する屈曲部をフェース周辺に沿って設けると共に、前記屈曲部の肉厚を前記トップの肉厚よりも厚くしたことを特徴とするゴルフクラブヘッド。 At least the top of claim 1 head, a bend to reach the head inward from the face edge with provided along the peripheral face, and characterized in that the wall thickness of the bent portion was thicker than the thickness of said top golf club head.
  2. 【請求項2】 前記屈曲部は、フェースエッジより後方でトップの最高部位より前方に形成されていることを特徴とする請求項1に記載のゴルフクラブヘッド。 Wherein said bent portion, the golf club head according to claim 1, characterized in that it is formed in front of the highest part of the top at the rear than the face edge.
  3. 【請求項3】 前記屈曲部の肉厚は、前記フェースの肉厚よりも薄いことを特徴とする請求項1又は2に記載のゴルフクラブヘッド。 Wherein the thickness of the bent portion, the golf club head according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in thinner than the thickness of the face.
  4. 【請求項4】 前記屈曲部を、ヘッドのトップ及びソールに設けたことを特徴とする請求項1乃至3のいずれか1項に記載のゴルフクラブヘッド。 Wherein the bent portion, the golf club head according to any one of claims 1 to 3, characterized in that provided on the top and the sole of the head.
  5. 【請求項5】 前記屈曲部を、シャフト止着部を除くヘッドの全周に設けたことを特徴とする請求項1乃至4のいずれか1項に記載のゴルフクラブヘッド。 Wherein said bent portion, the golf club head according to any one of claims 1 to 4, characterized in that provided on the whole circumference of the head except the shaft fastening portion.
  6. 【請求項6】 前記屈曲部を、フェースエッジから等距離に設けたことを特徴とする請求項1乃至5のいずれか1項に記載のゴルフクラブヘッド。 The method according to claim 6, wherein said bent portion, the golf club head according to any one of claims 1 to 5, characterized in that provided at the same distance from the face edge.
  7. 【請求項7】 前記屈曲部は、ロフト角に合致する方向へ凹んでいることを特徴とする請求項1乃至6のいずれか1項に記載のゴルフクラブヘッド。 Wherein said bent portion, the golf club head according to any one of claims 1 to 6, characterized in that recessed in a direction that matches the loft angle.
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