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Publication numberUS1659273 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 14, 1928
Filing dateNov 3, 1927
Priority dateNov 3, 1927
Publication numberUS 1659273 A, US 1659273A, US-A-1659273, US1659273 A, US1659273A
InventorsLink Albert C
Original AssigneeLink Albert C
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Golf club
US 1659273 A
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Feb. 14, 1928.

A. C. LINK GOLF CLUB Filed Nov. 5, 1927 INVEIVF'OR f/er/ 4 74 Lg a ATToRiv l s Patented Fish. 14, 1928.

UNITED STATES ssaz'a ALBERT C. LINK, 033 DETROIT, MICHIGAN.

GOLF

. Application filed November The main objects of this invention are:

:h irst, to provide a golf club in which the weight is so disposed that its shock or driving force is centered approximately 111 the center of the striking face.

Second, to provide a golf club in which the weight disposed so as to provide a well balanced club, at the same time effectively centering the weight in the striking face as the blow is delivered' Objects relating to details and economies of my invention will appear from the dctaii d. description to follow. lhe invention defined and pointed out in the claims.

A structure which is a preferred embodi ment of my invention is illustrated in the accompanying drawing, forming a part of this SPGClflCfltiOll, in which:

1 is a rear perspective view of my improved golf club, the shank being broken away. a

Fig; 2 is a plan view.

Fig. 3 is a central vertical section from front to rear of the club. I

Fig. l is an inside perspective view of the weight.

Fig. 5 is a detail section on a line correspending to line 5 5 of 3.

Fig. 6 is a detailview on a line corre sponding to line G-6 of Fig. 9

in tile drawing similar reference characters refer to similar parts throughout the several views.

lleferring to-the drawing, the head 1 is preferably formed of wood and provided ce d ig'nated generally by the nui'neral t striking face illustrated heingr that o l my copending application for Letters Patent filed October 22nd, 1927, Serial. No. 227,948.

The rear edge of the head is formed with two sco n'ientally curved surfaces 3 and 4: disposed at an angle to each other, the surface 3 being downwardly and rearwardly inclined while the surface 4: is upwardly and rearwardly inclined to meet in an angle at 5, this angle being in approximately the horizontal center of the rear portion of the head. Both of these surfaces center approximately in a vertical plane throughthe center of the striking face.

The weight comprises a pair of wing-like members '7 and 8, their inner faces being curved to Conform, to tlj e curves of the sur- CLUB.

s, 1927. Serial 110,230,770.

faces 3 and respectively-y-tlie weight being secured to the head by means of the wood screws 9. 1

The wing moinhers of the wc arc tapered towards each end from a point lying in. the plane of the vertical center Ofli'lillfl striking face, the exteriorsurface of the weight being co-iucident with or (examplelneutary to the rear surface of the cluln lVith the weight thus shaped. and arranged, it is distrihutcd in a radial relation to the center of the striking face, the top or upward portion of the weight transn'uttlng its shock downwardly and centrally I'QltltlTG to the center of the striking face while the lower portion of the weight transinits its shock upwardly and centrally relative to such center, therehy securing a much desired balance, the entire shock or momentum of the weight being delivered to such center. I

I have not attempted to illustrate or describe my improvements in certain 1nodilications or adaptations that might be desirable in the event of modifying or adapting this to clubs havin heads of other shape as the head illustrated is what might be designated as standard type and it is believed that the disclosure made will enable those skilled in the art to modify or adapt my improvements as may he desired.

Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is:

1. In a golf club, the combination of a head member having its rear edge conformed to provide two curved surfaces of substantial arc centering at approximately the center of the striking face and meeting at an angle in approximately the horizontal ccnter of the head, and an integral'weight c0111- 1')1l5l1lg two segi'nental wing-like members disposed at an angle to each other and curved on their inner faces to correspond to and clamped upon said curved surfaces of said head.

2. In a golf club, the combination of a head member having its rear edge conformed into two curved surfaces disposed at an angle to each other in rearwardly inclined relation and centering approximately in the center of the striking face of the head, and a weight conformed to and secured upon said surfaces said weight being; ta ered from a central point towards each end, such central point being in approximately the vertical plane of the center of the head.

3. In a golf club, the combination of a head member having; its rear edge conformed into two outwardly curved surfaces disposed at an angle to each other in rearwardly inclined relation and with their radii center-' ing approximately in the center of the striking face of the head, and a weight conformed to and secured upon said surfaces whereby the impact of the weight is delivered radially towards the center of the striking face.

ll. In a golf club, the combination of a head memher having its rear edge conformed into outwardly and horizontally curved surfaces disposed at an angle to each other and with their radii centering at approximately the center of the striking face of the head,

and a segmental weight conformed to and secured upon said surfaces, said weight being tapered from a central point towards each enchsuch central point being in the rertical plane of the center of the head.

In a golf Club, the combination oi. a head member having; its rear edge conformed intoontwardly and horizontally curved surfaces disposed atan angle to each other and withtheir radii centering at approximately the center of the striking: face of the head, and a segmental weight conformed to and secured upon said surfaces whereby the impact of the weight is delivered radially towards the center of the striking face.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand.

ALBERT C. LINK

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US9072949 *May 31, 2012Jul 7, 2015Nike, Inc.Golf clubs and golf club heads having interchangeable rear body members
US20130040755 *May 31, 2012Feb 14, 2013Nike, Inc.Golf Clubs and Golf Club Heads Having Interchangeable Rear Body Members
USD425158Jan 28, 1999May 16, 2000Cobra Golf IncorporatedGolf club head
Classifications
U.S. Classification473/343
International ClassificationA63B53/04
Cooperative ClassificationA63B2053/0416, A63B53/04
European ClassificationA63B53/04