Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

  • US 10,737,153 B2
  • Filed: 06/12/2018
  • Issued: 08/11/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A golf club head comprising:

  • a body portion including a front portion;

    a face portion located at or proximate to the front portion, the face portion comprising;

    a perimeter defined by a toe edge, a heel edge, a top edge, and a sole edge;

    a central strike portion located inside the perimeter and including a geometric center of the face portion;

    a plurality of grooves having the same width and depth; and

    a plurality of projections defined by the plurality of grooves, each one of the plurality of projections having a volume associated therewith and including a peak portion and a base portion, the peak and base portions each having an area associated therewith,wherein the peak portions of the plurality of projections provide one or more ball striking surfaces and are disposed at a height relative to the base portions of the plurality of projections,wherein the height between the peak and base portions of the plurality of projections is the same across the face portion, andwherein the plurality of projections increase in volume in a first direction moving from the central strike portion to the toe edge of the perimeter, a second direction moving from the central strike portion to the heel edge of the perimeter, a third direction moving vertically upward across the face portion from the central strike portion to the top edge of the perimeter, and a fourth direction moving vertically downward across the face portion from the central strike portion to the sole edge of the perimeter.

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