Patent Number: 6,309,312

Title: Golf ball comprising a metal mantle having a hollow interior

Abstract: A unique golf ball and related methods of manufacturing are disclosed inwhich the golf ball comprises one or more metal mantle layers that definea hollow interior within the ball. The golf ball may also comprise anoptional polymeric hollow spherical substrate inwardly disposed relativeto the one or more metal mantle layers. The golf balls according to thepresent invention exhibit improved spin, feel, and acoustic properties.Furthermore, the one or more interior metal layers prevent, or at leastsignificantly minimize, coefficient of restitution loss from the golfball.

Inventors: Sullivan; Michael J. (Chicopee, MA), Nesbitt; R. Dennis (Westfield, MA)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013