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Golf club head

Imported: 24 Feb '17 | Published: 06 Jan '04

J. Andrew Galloway

USPTO - Utility Patents

Abstract

A golf club head (

20) having a body (

22), a striking plate (

24) and a frame (

26) is disclosed herein. The body (

22) is preferably composed of a low-density material. The frame (

26) has a plurality of arms (

42

a-d) for attachment to the striking plate (

24). The golf club head (

20) preferably has a volume between 300 cubic centimeters and 500 cubic centimeters. The golf club head (

20) preferably has a mass between 105 grams and 300 grams.

Description

Having briefly described the present invention, the above and further objects, features and advantages thereof will be recognized by those skilled in the pertinent art from the following detailed description of the invention when taken in conjunction with the accompanying drawings.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DRAWINGS

FIG. 1 is an exploded top perspective view of a preferred embodiment of a golf club of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a bottom view of a golf club head of the present invention.

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of a golf club head of the present invention.

FIG. 4 is a rear plan view of a golf club head of the present invention.

FIG. 5 is a side perspective view of a golf club head of the present invention.

FIG. 6 is an exploded top perspective view of an alternative embodiment of the golf club of the present invention.

Claims

1. A golf club head comprising:

2. The golf club head according to claim 1 wherein the striking plate is composed of a formed metal material.

3. The golf club head according to claim 1 wherein striking plate is composed of a material selected from the group consisting of a forged metal material, a formed metal material, a machined metal material and a cast metal material.

4. The golf club head according to claim 1 wherein the body has a mass ranging from 50 grams to 90 grams.

5. The golf club head according to claim 1 wherein the moment of inertia about an lzz axis of the golf club head is greater than 3000 grams-centimeter squared.

6. The golf club head according to claim 1 wherein the body is composed of a material selected from the group consisting of magnesium, aluminum, polycarbonate, thermoplastic polyurethane, PBT (Polybutylene Terephthalate), blends of polycarbonate and polyurethane, carbon epoxy and plies of pre-preg.

7. The golf club head according to claim 1 wherein the striking plate is composed of a material selected from the group consisting of amorphous metals, titanium alloys, stainless steel and carbon steel.

8. A golf club head comprising:

9. A golf club head comprising:

10. The golf club head according to claim 9 further comprising a plurality of fasteners for attaching the striking plate to the frame.