US 9,808,680 B1
Putter with replaceable hosel
Matthew Myers, Carlsbad, CA (US); and James A. Seluga, Carlsbad, CA (US)
Assigned to Callaway Golf Company, Carlsbad, CA (US)
Filed by Callaway Golf Company, Carlsbad, CA (US)
Filed on Jan. 24, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/414,266.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/440,325, filed on Dec. 29, 2016.
Int. Cl. A63B 53/02 (2015.01); A63B 53/04 (2015.01)
CPC A63B 53/02 (2013.01) [A63B 53/0487 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A putter head comprising:
a first body portion comprising a striking face, a first top surface, a first bottom surface, a first heel side, a first toe side, and first and second protrusions extending from the heel side;
a second body portion comprising a front surface, a second top surface, a second bottom surface, a second heel side, a second toe side, first and second cavities extending into the second heel side, a third cavity extending into the second top surface, and a first through-bore extending from the second toe side into the first cavity;
a hosel comprising a shaft receiving portion and an engagement portion; and
a threaded fastener,
wherein the first cavity is sized to receive at least a portion of the first protrusion,
wherein the second cavity is sized to receive at least a portion of the second protrusion,
wherein the third cavity is in communication with the second cavity,
wherein the first protrusion comprises a threaded bore,
wherein the first through-bore aligns with the threaded bore when the first protrusion is engaged with the first cavity,
wherein the engagement portion is sized to fit within the third cavity,
wherein the engagement portion engages at least a portion of the second protrusion, and
wherein the threaded fastener reversibly fixes the first body portion to the second body portion to affix the hosel within the third cavity.