Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Screen reader users: click this link for accessible mode. Accessible mode has the same essential features but works better with your reader.


  1. Advanced Patent Search
Publication numberUSD402343 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/078,823
Publication dateDec 8, 1998
Filing dateOct 31, 1997
Publication number078823, 29078823, US D402343 S, US D402343S, US-S-D402343, USD402343 S, USD402343S
InventorsRichard C. Helmstetter, Steven D. Gray, Roger C. Cleveland
Original AssigneeCallaway Golf Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Golf putter head
US D402343 S
Abstract  available in
Previous page
Next page
  1. The ornamental design for golf putter head, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a golf putter head embodying our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a toe end view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a heel end view thereof.

Patent Citations
Cited PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US922444Jan 27, 1908May 18, 1909John YoudsGolf-club.
US1485685Mar 11, 1922Mar 4, 1924Alexander Mcmahon JamesGolf club
US1511479Jan 14, 1924Oct 14, 1924Kelly Edwin AGolf club
US1517476Mar 23, 1922Dec 2, 1924Tyler Ralph GGolf putter
US1678637Jun 30, 1927Jul 31, 1928Carl B DrevitsonGolf club
US1854548Mar 8, 1927Apr 19, 1932Hunt James BGolf club head
US1894706Apr 8, 1929Jan 17, 1933Spalding & Bros AgGolf club with metallic shaft and hosel
US1894707Jan 13, 1931Jan 17, 1933Spalding & Bros AgGolf club with metallic shaft and hosel
US1906239Jul 6, 1928May 2, 1933Spalding & Bros AgGolf club
US1946007Oct 27, 1931Feb 6, 1934Watson Samuel EGolf club
US1953604Sep 22, 1931Apr 3, 1934Heller Paul EGolf club
US1980408Sep 19, 1929Nov 13, 1934Wilson Western Sporting GoodsGolf club
US1993928Mar 17, 1934Mar 12, 1935Edmond GloverGolf stick
US2129068Aug 25, 1934Sep 6, 1938Spalding & Bros AgGolf club
US2661952Aug 4, 1952Dec 8, 1953Jackson Clarence WDouble-faced golf club
US2781197Jun 19, 1952Feb 12, 1957William R WileyGolf putter having aligning indicia thereon
US2846228Oct 20, 1955Aug 5, 1958Reach Milton BGolf club of the "iron" type
US3043596Nov 25, 1957Jul 10, 1962Murray H EhmkeGolf club head
US3134596Jan 15, 1962May 26, 1964Gus G BoznosGolf club head with transparent insert
US3211455Sep 26, 1962Oct 12, 1965Hyden Alsie GSupple striking face for golf putters
US3218072Feb 20, 1964Nov 16, 1965Pure Carbon Company IncGolf club including a striking face of porous carbon
US3240497May 27, 1963Mar 15, 1966William C TaylorGolf putter including alignment leveling means and misalignment preventive means
US3333854Apr 28, 1964Aug 1, 1967White Frederick GGolf ball putter
US3387844Nov 18, 1964Jun 11, 1968Winsor ShippeeGolf club with percussion chamber plenum
US3680868Dec 18, 1970Aug 1, 1972Dayco CorpGolf putter with rotatable sole device mounted thereon
US3749408Sep 13, 1971Jul 31, 1973Mills SGolf putter
US3815910Jan 18, 1973Jun 11, 1974C RainesPlastic filled golf putter with double gooseneck shaft attachment member
US3841641Aug 31, 1972Oct 15, 1974R BennettPutter
US3843122Dec 27, 1971Oct 22, 1974Florian RGolf putter head
US3863932May 21, 1973Feb 4, 1975Wilson Sporting GoodsWeighted wood golf club
US3888492Jun 19, 1974Jun 10, 1975Nat CabotGolf putter with true stroke checking device
US3923308Sep 17, 1973Dec 2, 1975Mills Truett PSlotted golf putter
US3966210Feb 11, 1969Jun 29, 1976Rozmus John JGolf club
US3967826Dec 30, 1974Jul 6, 1976Clay JudiceGolf putter
US3989248Feb 20, 1976Nov 2, 1976Pepsico, Inc.Golf club having insert capable of elastic flexing
US4000902Jan 15, 1976Jan 4, 1977Sonnie Joseph PerkinsGolf putter with in-line aiming and directional control capabilities
US4121832Mar 3, 1977Oct 24, 1978Ebbing Raymond AGolf putter
US4199144Oct 2, 1978Apr 22, 1980Skelly Michael AGolf putter
US4252262Sep 5, 1978Feb 24, 1981Igarashi Lawrence YMethod for manufacturing a golf club
US4272572Oct 11, 1979Jun 9, 1981Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing CompanyVibration isolation structure
US4330128Nov 17, 1980May 18, 1982Morelli Reno TGolf putter with removable putting element
US4398965Aug 14, 1978Aug 16, 1983Pepsico, Inc.Method of making iron golf clubs with flexible impact surface
US4420156Mar 22, 1982Dec 13, 1983Pepsico, Inc.Iron-type golf clubs
US4498672Oct 17, 1983Feb 12, 1985Bulla John GGolf club head with flexure frequency matched with distortion-relaxation frequency of ball
US4573685Sep 19, 1984Mar 4, 1986Banff Golf Company, Inc.Golf club head with transparent striking face
US4632400Jun 21, 1985Dec 30, 1986Boone David DGolf club head
US4653756Oct 25, 1985Mar 31, 1987Daiwa Golf Co., Ltd.Golf club iron
US4655459Dec 4, 1985Apr 7, 1987Antonious A JGolf club head
US4660832Mar 25, 1985Apr 28, 1987Shomo Robert DShock and vibration absorbent handle
US4679792Jan 30, 1986Jul 14, 1987Straza George TGolf putter
US4695054Mar 10, 1986Sep 22, 1987Tunstall Timothy FGolf club
US4715601Feb 25, 1986Dec 29, 1987Anthony LamannaSet of golf clubs and method of matching same
US4736949Sep 8, 1986Apr 12, 1988Nippon Gakki Seizo Kabushiki KaishaRacket frame having particularly positioned grip
US4740345Oct 20, 1986Apr 26, 1988Nippon Gakki Seizo Kabushiki KaishaMethod for producing an iron golf club head
US4792139Aug 15, 1986Dec 20, 1988Yamaha CorporationGolf club head
US4798383Jan 21, 1986Jan 17, 1989Yamaha CorporationGolf club head
US4811950Jul 27, 1987Mar 14, 1989Maruman Golf Co., Ltd.Golf club head
US4848747Oct 23, 1987Jul 18, 1989Yamaha CorporationSet of golf clubs
US4854581May 13, 1988Aug 8, 1989Macgregor Golf CompanyGolf irons
US4884812Oct 11, 1988Dec 5, 1989Yamaha CorporationGolf club head
US4928972May 23, 1989May 29, 1990Yamaha CorporationIron club head for golf
US4957294May 13, 1988Sep 18, 1990Macgregor Golf CompanyGolf club head
US4964640Jan 30, 1990Oct 23, 1990Yamaha CorporationIron club head for golf
US4995609Apr 10, 1989Feb 26, 1991Callaway Golf CompanyIron golf club heads
US5016882May 3, 1989May 21, 1991Yamaha CorporationMetallic golf club head
US5026056Aug 17, 1989Jun 25, 1991Tommy Armour Golf CompanyWeight-balanced golf club set
US5046733Dec 4, 1989Sep 10, 1991Antonious A JIron type golf club head with improved perimeter weight configuration
US5060949Mar 10, 1989Oct 29, 1991Brill Edward FGolf club construction
US5067711Aug 31, 1990Nov 26, 1991Callaway Golf CompanyIron golf club heads
US5078398Jan 24, 1990Jan 7, 1992Tommy Armour Golf CompanyInfinitely balanced, high moment of inertia golf putter
US5082279Jul 16, 1990Jan 21, 1992Hull Harold LLiquid filled golf club
US5083778Jun 27, 1990Jan 28, 1992Douglass Michael BGolf club putter head
US5104457Jun 30, 1989Apr 14, 1992Country Club Golf Equipment (Proprietary) LimitedGolf clubs and method of making thereof
US5176384May 31, 1989Jan 5, 1993Yamaha CorporationIron type golf club head
US5193805Aug 23, 1991Mar 16, 1993Karsten Manufacturing CorporationWeighted cavity back golf club set
US5197737May 31, 1990Mar 30, 1993Taylor Made Golf CompanyPutter head
US5246231Jul 9, 1992Sep 21, 1993Antonious A JPutter type golf club head having unique weight configuration
US5248145Feb 10, 1992Sep 28, 1993Highpoint Golf, Inc.Golf putter head including sighting indica
US5277423Jul 14, 1992Jan 11, 1994Skis Rossignol S.A.Vibration-damping device for an instrument having a shaft and a striking head
US5282625Aug 5, 1992Feb 1, 1994Callaway Golf CompanyIron golf club head with dual intersecting recesses
US5290036Apr 12, 1993Mar 1, 1994Frank FentonCavity back iron with vibration dampening material in rear cavity
US5301946Jan 19, 1993Apr 12, 1994Callaway Golf CompanyIron golf club head with dual intersecting recesses and associated slits
US5314184Jan 28, 1993May 24, 1994Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter with bottom rail
US5332214Aug 18, 1993Jul 26, 1994Stx, Inc.Golf putter
US5340107Mar 19, 1993Aug 23, 1994Ceradyne, Inc.Monolithic ceramic golf club putter head and method of manufacture thereof
US5460377Aug 5, 1994Oct 24, 1995Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter with face plate insert
US5464218Jul 7, 1994Nov 7, 1995Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head with undercut back cavity and peripheral weighting
US5485997Oct 17, 1994Jan 23, 1996Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head with face plate insert having heightened medial portion
USD162054May 25, 1950Feb 20, 1951 Golf cltjb head
USD196734Feb 20, 1962Oct 29, 1963 Golf putter
USD223767Mar 16, 1970Jun 6, 1972 Golf club head or the like
USD228355Jan 19, 1972Sep 11, 1973 Golf club head
USD234209Oct 6, 1972Jan 28, 1975 Golf club head
USD234963Mar 19, 1973Apr 22, 1975 Golf club head or similar article
USD238285Jun 3, 1974Dec 30, 1975 Golf club head
USD245441Mar 26, 1976Aug 16, 1977 Golf putter
USD246541Apr 7, 1976Nov 29, 1977 Golf club head
USD247383Jun 18, 1976Feb 28, 1978 Golf club iron head
USD248181Dec 29, 1976Jun 13, 1978 Golf putter head
USD248783Nov 28, 1975Aug 1, 1978 Golf putterhead
USD257784Oct 16, 1978Jan 6, 1981by said Roy K. Fujitaki said Edward L. ForysPutter
USD285956Nov 21, 1983Sep 30, 1986 Golf club head
USD293126May 20, 1985Dec 8, 1987 Golf putter
USD303132Jun 3, 1986Aug 29, 1989Daiwa Golf Co., Ltd.Golf club head
USD320427Jan 23, 1989Oct 1, 1991 Chipper type iron golf club head
USD321738May 23, 1988Nov 19, 1991Highpoint Golf, Inc.Golf putter head
USD321920Dec 12, 1989Nov 26, 1991Callaway Golf CompanyGolf club head
USD322651Aug 11, 1988Dec 24, 1991Callaway Golf CompanyGolf club head
USD334606Aug 15, 1990Apr 6, 1993 Golf club chipper head
USD343434Jan 13, 1992Jan 18, 1994Callaway Golf CompanyGolf club head
USD344117Nov 26, 1991Feb 8, 1994Callaway Golf CompanyGolf club head
USD352984Mar 19, 1993Nov 29, 1994Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head
USD356843Jan 10, 1994Mar 28, 1995Callaway Golf CompanyGolf club head
USD357520Apr 24, 1992Apr 18, 1995Callaway Golf CompanyGolf club iron head
USD360445Dec 9, 1993Jul 18, 1995Callaway Golf CompanyIron golf club head
USD360922Nov 1, 1994Aug 1, 1995Bobby Grace Golf Design, Inc.Golf putter head
USD364906Jul 11, 1994Dec 5, 1995Callaway Golf CompanyGolf club head
USD365130Jan 6, 1994Dec 12, 1995Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head with dished bottom surfaces and curved shaft
USD371180May 19, 1995Jun 25, 1996Bobby Grace Golf Design, Inc.Golf putter head
USD373160May 23, 1995Aug 27, 1996Bobby Grace Golf Design, Inc.Golf putter head
USD373162May 30, 1995Aug 27, 1996 Golf putter head
USD378113Jan 16, 1996Feb 18, 1997Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head with fluted rear side and stepped top wall
USD383512Jun 20, 1994Sep 9, 1997Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head with undercut cavity back
USD385933Jan 16, 1996Nov 4, 1997Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head with recessed and fluted rear side
USD388851Jan 16, 1996Jan 6, 1998Callaway Golf CompanyGolf putter head with recessed and fluted rear side and stepped top wall
BE901416A2 Title not available
FR2575393A1 Title not available
FR2680695B1 Title not available
GB371974A Title not available
JP5315412B2 Title not available
Non-Patent Citations
11988 Callaway Golf Catalog.
21990 Callaway Golf Catalog, pp. 10 & 11.
31991 Callaway Golf Catalog, p. 17.
41992 Callaway Golf Catalog, pp. 17 & 18.
51993 Callaway Golf Catalog, pp. 16 & 17.
61994 Callaway Golf Catalog, p. 23.
71995 Callaway Golf Catalog, p. 19.
8Callaway Golf Catalog--1989.
Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US9033812 *Apr 2, 2012May 19, 2015Karsten Manufacturing CorporationGolf club head and method of manufacturing golf club head
US20120252594 *Apr 2, 2012Oct 4, 2012Karsten Manufacturing CorporationGolf club head and method of manufacturing golf club head
USD644703 *Dec 15, 2010Sep 6, 2011Karsten Manufacturing CorporationGolf club head
U.S. ClassificationD21/738, D21/736