Patent Number: 8,585,851

Title: Method of making a golf ball with lattice reinforced layer

Abstract: Methods of making a golf ball that includes a lattice reinforced layer, which is a layer made of at least two materials with different properties, includes various injection and compression molding steps. In some embodiments, the lattice reinforced layer is manufactured using a shutoff molding technique so that the entire lattice reinforced layer is molded in the same mold. In other embodiments, a grid for the lattice layer is formed first, then filled using an injection molding technique.

Inventors: Kennedy, III; Thomas J. (Wilbraham, MA)

Assignee: NIKE, Inc.

International Classification: B29C 53/04 (20060101); B29C 45/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018