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US922773A
US922773A US1908433673A US922773A US 922773 A US922773 A US 922773A US 1908433673 A US1908433673 A US 1908433673A US 922773 A US922773 A US 922773A
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E. KEMPSHALL.

GOLF BALL.

APPLICATION FILED MAY 19, 1908.

Patented May 25, 1909.

ELEAZER KEMPSHALL, OF LONDON, ENGLAND GOLF-BALL.

Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented May 25, 1909.

Application filed May 19, 1908. Serial No. 433,673.

quence that the club, when striking a ball, is

apt to slip relatively thereto.

Another object 1s to provide a surface which, besides resisting Wear and te'ar, will possess considerable anti-slipping )roperties.

The invention consists prunari y in providing a surface of a golf ball with numerous small circular recesses and central protuberances within the recesses.

The invention also consists in providing a golf ball with projections u 011 its outer surface, in which recesses are orn1ed.-

The invention also consists in providing a golf ball with bands upon its outer surface, said bands comprising alternating wider and narrower-portions, the wider portions having recesses. 1

The accompanying drawings illustrate a ball according to the invention, Figure 1 being an exterior view, While Figs. 2 and 3 are sections on, lines 11-11 and 111111 of Fig. 1, and Fig. 4 is an exterior view of a different embodiment of my invention.

In carrying out the invention as illustrated, the surface of the ball is provided with circular recesses c, which are preferably provided with central protuberances d. The recesses c are preferably formed in a plurality of projections, which, as shown in Figs. 1, 2 and 3, are projecting bands comprising wider portions a connected by narrower portions or necks b, and provided with the circular recesses c. The protuberances (1 may be of any convenient configuration, but are preferably of dome shape, as indicated in Figs. 2 and 3. Their summits may be flush with the surfaces surrou'mling the recesses, or may project beyond or below the same. The recess-containing projections may be of complete circular form and need not merge into or be connected with one another, as shown in Fig. 4, where said projections are shown as circular studs (1 Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is:

1. A golf ball having a plurality of circular recesses on its outer surface, and protuberances Within said recesses, substantially as and for the purposes hereinbefore set forth.

2. A golf ball having a plurality of projections upon its outer surface, said projections having circular recesses therein, substantiall as and for the purposes hereinbefore set forth.

3. A golf ball having a series of projecting bands upon its outer surface, said bands comprising alternating wider and narrower portions, said wider portions having circular recesses therein, substantially as and for the purposes hereinbefore set forth.

4. A golf ball having a series of projecting bands upon its outer surface, said-bands comprising alternating Wider and narrower portions, said wider portions having circular recesses therein, and protuberances within the said recesses, substantially as and for the purposes set forth.

In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification in the presence of two subscribing Witnesses.

ELEAZER KEMPSHALL.

Witnesses:

A. W. MATHYS, E. COURTNEY WALKER.

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US5060953A (en) * 1991-01-18 1991-10-29 Spalding & Evenflo Companies, Inc. Golf ball
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US5149100A (en) * 1991-06-17 1992-09-22 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5273287A (en) * 1991-11-27 1993-12-28 Molitor Robert P Golf ball
US5280906A (en) * 1992-07-08 1994-01-25 Vitale Pasquale M Performance game ball
US5356150A (en) * 1993-07-14 1994-10-18 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5470075A (en) * 1993-12-22 1995-11-28 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5503398A (en) * 1994-09-20 1996-04-02 Lu; Clive S. Golf ball
US5507493A (en) * 1991-11-27 1996-04-16 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5588924A (en) * 1991-11-27 1996-12-31 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5609530A (en) * 1995-08-31 1997-03-11 Emhart Inc. Dynamic lie determination device and method
US6120393A (en) * 1996-09-16 2000-09-19 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball comprising a mantle having a hollow interior
US6139448A (en) * 1998-10-30 2000-10-31 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Golf ball with elevated dimple portions
US6162134A (en) * 1993-04-28 2000-12-19 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball comprising silicone material
US6162136A (en) * 1998-12-10 2000-12-19 Acushnet Company Golf ball dimple
US6179731B1 (en) * 1997-10-28 2001-01-30 Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd. Golf ball
US6193618B1 (en) 1993-04-28 2001-02-27 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball comprising a mantle with a cellular or liquid core
US6261193B1 (en) 1993-04-28 2001-07-17 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball utilizing perimeter weighting
US6390740B1 (en) 2000-10-03 2002-05-21 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Non-circular dimples formed via an orbital pantograph cutter
US6503158B2 (en) * 2001-03-01 2003-01-07 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Dual non-circular dimple for golf balls
US6626772B1 (en) * 2000-06-20 2003-09-30 The Top-Flite Golf Company Golf ball with elevated dimple portions
US20040005937A1 (en) * 2001-07-02 2004-01-08 Saiz Manuel Munoz Golf ball
US6676876B2 (en) 1993-04-28 2004-01-13 The Top-Flite Golf Company Method of molding a low spin golf ball comprising silicone material
US20040087389A1 (en) * 2002-10-25 2004-05-06 Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd. Golf ball
US20090017941A1 (en) * 2002-02-15 2009-01-15 Acushnet Company Golf ball surface patterns comprising multiple channels
US7608003B1 (en) 2005-02-16 2009-10-27 Little Kids, Inc. Game ball
US20100087274A1 (en) * 2008-10-06 2010-04-08 Callaway Golf Company Golf ball with very low compression and high cor
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US4936587A (en) * 1972-03-20 1990-06-26 Acushnet Company Golf ball
US5080367A (en) * 1972-03-20 1992-01-14 Acushnet Company Golf ball
US4284276A (en) * 1980-02-13 1981-08-18 Worst Joseph C Grooved golf ball
US5005838A (en) * 1989-05-09 1991-04-09 Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. Golf ball
US5060953A (en) * 1991-01-18 1991-10-29 Spalding & Evenflo Companies, Inc. Golf ball
US5149100A (en) * 1991-06-17 1992-09-22 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5507493A (en) * 1991-11-27 1996-04-16 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5503397A (en) * 1991-11-27 1996-04-02 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5766098A (en) * 1991-11-27 1998-06-16 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5273287A (en) * 1991-11-27 1993-12-28 Molitor Robert P Golf ball
US5482286A (en) * 1991-11-27 1996-01-09 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5588924A (en) * 1991-11-27 1996-12-31 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5280906A (en) * 1992-07-08 1994-01-25 Vitale Pasquale M Performance game ball
US6162134A (en) * 1993-04-28 2000-12-19 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball comprising silicone material
US6193618B1 (en) 1993-04-28 2001-02-27 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball comprising a mantle with a cellular or liquid core
US6261193B1 (en) 1993-04-28 2001-07-17 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball utilizing perimeter weighting
US6648778B2 (en) 1993-04-28 2003-11-18 Callaway Golf Company Low spin golf ball utilizing perimeter weighting
US7041011B2 (en) 1993-04-28 2006-05-09 Callaway Golf Company Low spin golf ball utilizing perimeter weighting
US6676876B2 (en) 1993-04-28 2004-01-13 The Top-Flite Golf Company Method of molding a low spin golf ball comprising silicone material
US6634963B1 (en) 1993-04-28 2003-10-21 The Top-Flite Golf Company Golf ball comprising silicone materials
US6435985B1 (en) 1993-04-28 2002-08-20 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball comprising a mantle with a cellular or liquid core
US5356150A (en) * 1993-07-14 1994-10-18 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5470075A (en) * 1993-12-22 1995-11-28 Lisco, Inc. Golf ball
US5503398A (en) * 1994-09-20 1996-04-02 Lu; Clive S. Golf ball
US5609530A (en) * 1995-08-31 1997-03-11 Emhart Inc. Dynamic lie determination device and method
US6120393A (en) * 1996-09-16 2000-09-19 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Low spin golf ball comprising a mantle having a hollow interior
US6179731B1 (en) * 1997-10-28 2001-01-30 Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd. Golf ball
US6139448A (en) * 1998-10-30 2000-10-31 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Golf ball with elevated dimple portions
US6162136A (en) * 1998-12-10 2000-12-19 Acushnet Company Golf ball dimple
US6626772B1 (en) * 2000-06-20 2003-09-30 The Top-Flite Golf Company Golf ball with elevated dimple portions
US6390740B1 (en) 2000-10-03 2002-05-21 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Non-circular dimples formed via an orbital pantograph cutter
US6503158B2 (en) * 2001-03-01 2003-01-07 Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc. Dual non-circular dimple for golf balls
US20040005937A1 (en) * 2001-07-02 2004-01-08 Saiz Manuel Munoz Golf ball
US20090017941A1 (en) * 2002-02-15 2009-01-15 Acushnet Company Golf ball surface patterns comprising multiple channels
US8137216B2 (en) * 2002-02-15 2012-03-20 Acushnet Company Golf ball surface patterns comprising multiple channels
US20040087389A1 (en) * 2002-10-25 2004-05-06 Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd. Golf ball
US6971962B2 (en) * 2002-10-25 2005-12-06 Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd. Golf ball
US7608003B1 (en) 2005-02-16 2009-10-27 Little Kids, Inc. Game ball
US20100087274A1 (en) * 2008-10-06 2010-04-08 Callaway Golf Company Golf ball with very low compression and high cor
US20100087277A1 (en) * 2008-10-06 2010-04-08 Callaway Golf Company Golf ball with very low compression and high cor
US7918748B2 (en) 2008-10-06 2011-04-05 Callaway Golf Company Golf ball with very low compression and high COR
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