Patents Assigned to Elizabeth Ann Martin
  • Patent number: 5141231
    Abstract: A shield is provided for covering the face of a golf club of the type known as a wood wherein the shield comprises a metallic plate, having the general shape and size to substantially cover a given golf club face; the shield may further comprise a bonding layer sandwiched between the metallic plate and the golf club face for filling voids therebetween and for imparting a cushioning and resilience effect. The shield may be attached to the face of the golf club either by the epoxy bonding layer itself, with adequate adhesive strength to retain the metallic shield, or by pinning devices such as screws, nails, or tacks penetrating through the metallic plate and into the club face. The shield can be of uniform thickness or it can have thickness gradient from one edge to the other for altering the directivity of the club.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1992
    Assignee: Elizabeth Ann Martin
    Inventor: A. Paul Cox