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Title:
GOLF BALL WITH NON-CIRCULAR SHAPED DIMPLES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2002013916
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
In a non-limiting exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a golf ball has a surface comprising a plurality of dimples arranged in an amorphous pattern. In an additional embodiment of the invention, a golf ball has a surface comprising a plurality of spaced dimples, wherein the dimples each comprise a non-circular shape and are spaced by land portions having substantially uniform widths. In an additional embodiment of the present invention, a golf ball has a surface formed with a plurality of non-circular, multi-sided shaped dimples and interposed lands having substantially consistent widths between adjacent dimples. In yet another alternative embodiment of the present invention, an exemplary method of making a golf ball having a dimpled surface is provided. The process comprises generating an amorphous pattern of non-circular shaped dimples and then transferring the amorphous pattern to the surface of the golf ball.

Inventors:
MCGUIRE KENNETH STEPHEN
TWEDDELL RICHARD III
HAMILTON PETER WORTHINGTON
Application Number:
US0125463W
Publication Date:
October 17, 2002
Filing Date:
August 14, 2001
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
PROCTER & GAMBLE (US)
International Classes:
A63B37/00; A63B45/00; (IPC1-7): A63B37/14; A63B37/00
Foreign References:
US6019688A2000-02-01
US6176793B12001-01-23
US4869512A1989-09-26
US5377989A1995-01-03
US5965235A1999-10-12
EP0513584A21992-11-19
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