Patent Number: 6,254,497

Title: Method and apparatus for setting a golf ball and tee and for managing a golf ball on the green

Abstract: A method and apparatus for setting a golf ball and a golf tee and for managing a golf ball on the green, without squatting or bending to the ground is provided. The apparatus contains a shaft having a setting end and a ball handling end. The setting end is adapted to releasably hold a golf ball and a golf tee and that selectively releases a golf ball onto a golf tee and inserts the golf tee into the turf. The ball handling end is adapted to pick up a golf ball or marker and includes a ball ejector. Preferably the device contains supports to allow the device to be self-standing and the supports contain a slot into which a golf tee may be inserted for removal from the turf after use.

Inventors: Brant; Marion T. (Cincinnati, OH), Wagner; Thomas E. (Cincinnati, OH), Siders; Ernest D. (Williamsburg, OH)

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International Classification: A63B 47/00 (20060101); A63B 47/02 (20060101); A63B 57/00 (20060101); A63B 057/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018