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Number: 473/151
Name: Games using tangible projectile > Golf > Projectile addressing surface and target, or distance marker (e.g., course, putting green with cup, driving range, miniature golf course, etc.) > Electrical sensor or electrical indicator responsive to swingable implement or projectile
Description: Subject matter including means operated by electrical current to detect a condition of an instrument to be swung by the player or to detect a condition of an object to be struck by the instrument; or to provide a player with information concerning a condition of the instrument or condition of the object.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
473/152 Sensor is projectile responsive (e.g., free-flight detection means, etc.) 45

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8655631 Golf ball and mechanical analysis of the same Feb. 18, 2014
8500568 Launch monitor Aug. 6, 2013
8475289 Launch monitor Jul. 2, 2013
8454458 Golf putting practice device and methods of practicing putting thereof Jun. 4, 2013
8425350 Apparatuses, methods and systems relating to findable golf balls Apr. 23, 2013
8335669 Golf ball and mechanical analysis of the same Dec. 18, 2012
8192295 Method and apparatus for evaluating a putt Jun. 5, 2012
8085188 Method and apparatus for determining a deviation between an actual direction of a launched projectile and a predetermined direction Dec. 27, 2011
8016688 Method and apparatus for measuring ball launch conditions Sep. 13, 2011
8007367 Miniature radar for measuring club head speed and tempo Aug. 30, 2011
7993209 Gap detection devices of golf address and exercise form detection devices Aug. 9, 2011
7972221 Method of spherical object orientation and orienter for the same Jul. 5, 2011
7959517 Infrared sensing launch monitor Jun. 14, 2011
7941097 Method and system for shot tracking May. 10, 2011
7887427 Apparatus and method for computing and outputting golf ball putting instructions Feb. 15, 2011
7874928 Performance measuring device for golf club Jan. 25, 2011
7874929 System and method for training a golf club stroke Jan. 25, 2011
7870790 Method and apparatus for evaluating feeling of hitting generated by golf club Jan. 18, 2011
7853211 Method and system for shot tracking Dec. 14, 2010
7847693 Circuit for transmitting a RFID signal Dec. 7, 2010
7837572 Launch monitor Nov. 23, 2010
7837574 Position determination system and ball sport training system Nov. 23, 2010
7804404 Circuit for transmitting a RFID signal Sep. 28, 2010
7801575 Method and system for shot tracking Sep. 21, 2010
7789742 Smart golf club multiplayer system for the internet Sep. 7, 2010
7785218 Custom milled iron set Aug. 31, 2010
7771263 Portable swing speed analyzer Aug. 10, 2010
7744479 Golf practice game apparatus with sensors Jun. 29, 2010
7744480 One camera club monitor Jun. 29, 2010
7691003 Projectile-based sports simulation method and apparatus Apr. 6, 2010
7662047 Information processor having input system using stroboscope Feb. 16, 2010
7651403 Method of selecting golf club Jan. 26, 2010
7641565 Method and apparatus for detecting the placement of a golf ball for a launch monitor Jan. 5, 2010
7594860 Golf swing training method and apparatus Sep. 29, 2009
7404774 Rule based body mechanics calculation Jul. 29, 2008
7344446 Ball detection apparatus for detecting when a golf ball is hit off a golf tee Mar. 18, 2008
7321330 Ball measuring apparatus Jan. 22, 2008
7286230 Alignment system, device and method Oct. 23, 2007
7220187 Apparatus and method for computing and outputting golf ball putting instructions May. 22, 2007
7160196 Identification device Jan. 9, 2007
7101287 Sports training apparatus and sports training system Sep. 5, 2006
7097459 Golf swing diagnosis system Aug. 29, 2006
7040998 Golf putting game with means for automatically monitoring the movement of the ball May. 9, 2006
6887162 Apparatus for measuring parameters relating to the trajectory and/or motion of a moving article May. 3, 2005
6793585 Swing measurement method, golf swing analysis method, and computer program product Sep. 21, 2004
6579191 Laser putter device Jun. 17, 2003
6565449 Athletic ball impact measurement and display device May. 20, 2003
6561917 System and method for measuring a golfer's ball striking parameters May. 13, 2003
6485374 Golf ball striking trainer Nov. 26, 2002
6461246 Device for putt-practice Oct. 8, 2002

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