Image Number 3 for United States Patent #4846515.
A golf ball retrieving apparatus (10) for gripping and holding a golf ball (34) is provided. The apparatus (10) includes an elongated handle (12) which can be held by one hand and readily received within a golfer's bag. A retention member (22) is mounted at the distal end of the handle (12) and defines a first cavity (26) open at one end. This cavity (26) receives a gripping member (30) which is releasably mounted, in the preferred embodiment, within the first cavity (26) of the retention member (22). The gripping member (30) comprises a compressible foam in the preferred embodiment defining a further cavity (32) proportioned for receiving and holding a golf ball (34) therein.