Golf club head with enlarged hosel

  • US 5,839,973 A
  • Filed: 11/08/1996
  • Issued: 11/24/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/19/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A golf club for use in striking a golf ball, the club comprising:

  • an elongate shaft having a mounting end;

    a golf club head attached to the shaft, the head including a face for striking a golf ball and including a hosel for receiving the mounting end of the shaft; and

    an insert operatively connected to the shaft and the head,wherein the hosel includes a hollow interior for encompassing the mounting end of the shaft and receiving the insert for attaching the head to the shaft, the hollow interior being substantially larger than the mounting end of the shaft so that the face of the head can be selectively oriented relative to the shaft by changing the orientation of the shaft relative to the hosel.

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