Patents by Inventor Oswaldo Gonzalez

Oswaldo Gonzalez has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210121748
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body comprising a back portion, a striking face, and an interior cavity formed between the back portion and the striking face, wherein the striking face includes a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, a deformable member residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the deformable member includes a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the deformable member includes a rear surface in contact with the back portion, wherein the deformable member includes a free thickness and an installed thickness, and wherein the free thickness is at least 5% greater than the installed thickness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Marni D. Ines, Grant M. Martens, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Gentry Ferguson, Charles E. Golden, John Morin
  • Publication number: 20210106887
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body comprising a back portion, a striking face, and an interior cavity formed between the back portion and the striking face, wherein the striking face comprises a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, wherein the back portion is spaced from the rear surface, wherein an aperture is formed through the back portion, a damping element comprising an exterior portion located behind the back portion of the club head body, a damping portion located within the interior cavity of the golf club head, wherein the damping portion comprises a front surface abutting the rear surface of the striking face and a rear surface abutting the back portion of the club head body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Charles E. Golden, John Morin, Jason A. Mata
  • Publication number: 20210046363
    Abstract: A golf club head including a striking face, a periphery portion, and a support arm spaced from the rear surface of the striking face, a first damping element residing between the support arm and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the first damping element comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face and a rear surface in contact with the support arm, wherein the periphery portion comprises a sole, and a second damping element located between the first damping element and the sole, a front portion of the second damping element in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, a rear surface of the second damping element in contact with the support arm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Golden, Marni D. Ines, Christopher Savage, Grant M. Martens, Gentry Ferguson, John Morin, Jason A. Mata, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Jonathan Hebreo, Nick Frame
  • Patent number: 10821338
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head perimeter comprising a toe portion, a heel portion, a topline, and a sole portion; a striking face; and a cantilevered face support secured to the interior surface of the sole portion; wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with but not secured to the rear surface of the striking face; wherein the striking face includes a centrally located first portion having a first portion thickness, a second portion having a second thickness and located heelward of the first portion, and a third portion having a third thickness and located toeward of the first portion; wherein the first thickness is greater than the second thickness, wherein the first thickness is greater than the third thickness; and wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with the first portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Nick Frame, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Joshua C. Stokes, Doug M. Takehara, Grant M. Martens
  • Patent number: 10806980
    Abstract: The golf club head has a body including a hosel, topline, face and a back section, an opening in the body provided between the back section and the face, and a sole member provided to mate with the opening where the sole member has a sole portion, a bend portion and a bridge portion connecting the sole portion to the bend portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Grant M. Martens, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: 10729950
    Abstract: A golf club head with a multi-level badge is disclosed herein. More specifically, the golf club head in accordance with the present invention is an iron type golf club head with a multi-level badge that on one level contacts a rear surface of the striking face of the golf club head, and a second level of the multi-level badge contacts a rear surface of a cavity created by the chassis of the golf club head. The gap created between the striking face of the golf club head and the rear of the chassis could be filled with a fluid that has a temperature variable viscosity, providing vibration attenuation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Gery M. Zimmerman
  • Publication number: 20200222767
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body including a back portion and a striking face, wherein the striking face comprises a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, wherein the back portion is spaced from the rear surface, a first deformable member residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the first deformable member comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, and a second deformable member residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the second deformable member comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the first deformable member has a greater Shore A durometer than the second deformable member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Golden, John Morin, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Jonathan Hebreo, Marni D. Ines, Gery M. Zimmerman, Jason A. Mata
  • Patent number: 10661131
    Abstract: A golf club head with an improved sole profile is disclosed herein. More specifically, the present invention discloses a wedge type golf club head wherein the sole is formed from continuously variable radius of curvature from the leading edge to the trailing edge, without any identifiable inflection points. The resulting golf club head improves performance, as this new sole profile allows specific portions of the sole to have a profile that meets the needs at that location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: James P. Harrington, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: 10625127
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body including a back portion, a striking face, and an interior cavity formed between the back portion and the striking face, wherein the striking face comprises a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, a deformable element residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the deformable element comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, wherein an aperture is formed through the back portion; and an adjustment driver residing within the aperture, the adjustment driver including a recess adjacent the interior cavity, wherein the deformable element resides within the recess, wherein the back portion comprises a shelf surrounding the aperture, wherein the adjustment drive comprises a flange, the flange in contact with the shelf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Golden, John Morin, Jonathan Hebreo, Jason A. Mata, Marni D. Ines, Gery M. Zimmerman, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Publication number: 20190366175
    Abstract: The golf club head has a body including a hosel, topline, face and a back section, an opening in the body provided between the back section and the face, and a sole member provided to mate with the opening where the sole member has a sole portion, a bend portion and a bridge portion connecting the sole portion to the bend portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Grant M. Martens, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Publication number: 20190255397
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head perimeter comprising a toe portion, a heel portion, a topline, and a sole portion; a striking face; and a cantilevered face support secured to the interior surface of the sole portion; wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with but not secured to the rear surface of the striking face; wherein the striking face includes a centrally located first portion having a first portion thickness, a second portion having a second thickness and located heelward of the first portion, and a third portion having a third thickness and located toeward of the first portion; wherein the first thickness is greater than the second thickness, wherein the first thickness is greater than the third thickness; and wherein the cantilevered face support tab is in contact with the first portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Nick Frame, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Marni D. Ines, Joshua C. Stokes, Doug M. Takehara, Grant M. Martens
  • Patent number: 10384105
    Abstract: The golf club head has a body including a hosel, topline, face and a back section, an opening in the body provided between the back section and the face, and a sole member provided to mate with the opening where the sole member has a sole portion, a bend portion and a bridge portion connecting the sole portion to the bend portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Grant M. Martens, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: 10343037
    Abstract: A golf club head has a striking face. A ledge extends from the perimeter contact rim of the golf club head. The striking face is secured to the club head body proximate the rim. There is a gap between the striking face and the ledge. The inner wall's perimeter edge is disposed in the gap and is in contact with the ledge. The rear surface of the striking face is in contact with a portion of the inner wall. The sole of the golf club can be removable and provide a sole groove to allow the inner wall to be inserted behind the striking face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Joshua G. Breier
  • Publication number: 20190201760
    Abstract: A golf club head including a club head body including a back portion, a striking face, and an interior cavity formed between the back portion and the striking face, wherein the striking face comprises a front surface configured to strike a golf ball and a rear surface opposite the front surface, a deformable element residing between the back portion and the rear surface of the striking face, wherein the deformable element comprises a front surface in contact with the rear surface of the striking face, wherein an aperture is formed through the back portion; and an adjustment driver residing within the aperture, the adjustment driver including a recess adjacent the interior cavity, wherein the deformable element resides within the recess, wherein the back portion comprises a shelf surrounding the aperture, wherein the adjustment drive comprises a flange, the flange in contact with the shelf.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Golden, John Morin, Jonathan Hebreo, Jason A. Mata, Marni D. Ines, Gery M. Zimmerman, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Publication number: 20190201762
    Abstract: The golf club head has a body including a hosel, topline, face and a back section, an opening in the body provided between the back section and the face, and a sole member provided to mate with the opening where the sole member has a sole portion, a bend portion and a bridge portion connecting the sole portion to the bend portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Hebreo, Grant M. Martens, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Publication number: 20190151723
    Abstract: A golf club head with a variable center of gravity is disclosed herein. More specifically, the present invention discloses a wedge type golf club head wherein the center of gravity of the golf club head is adjustable along an x-axis in a heel to toe direction utilizing weights that are placed substantially near a sole portion of the golf club head. The resulting golf club head may generally have a more toe biased center of gravity location, especially when compared to a traditional golf club head. The present invention also discloses an innovative way to construct the golf club head to achieve those desirable center of gravity locations by utilizing various attachment techniques with different materials having different densities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: James P. Harrington, Oswaldo Gonzalez, Scott A. Knutson, Eddie G. Perez, Steven J. Forshner, Kenneth C. Scott
  • Patent number: D855129
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Austin Oliveiro, Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: D866692
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Joseph F. Kitching, Jr., Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: D867499
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Joseph F. Kitching, Jr., Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: D910128
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Joseph F. Kitching, Jr., Oswaldo Gonzalez