US 10,888,741 B2
Short game analysis system
Michael J. Toupin, Fall River, MA (US); Paul A. Furze, Tiverton, RI (US); Richard Daprato, Acushnet, MA (US); Glenn Grenier, North Dartmouth, MA (US); Anthony J. Couto, Fairhaven, MA (US); and William Souza, Fall River, MA (US)
Assigned to Acushnet Company, Fairhaven, MA (US)
Filed by Acushnet Company, Fairhaven, MA (US)
Filed on Aug. 21, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/107,114.
Application 16/107,114 is a continuation of application No. 14/816,116, filed on Aug. 3, 2015, abandoned.
Application 14/816,116 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/557,688, filed on Dec. 2, 2014, granted, now 10,183,200.
Prior Publication US 2018/0361205 A1, Dec. 20, 2018
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A63B 47/00 (2006.01); G01L 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC A63B 47/008 (2013.01) [G01L 1/00 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A portable golf hitting robot, comprising:
a frame, a first portion of a rotary actuating system operatively coupled to the frame and a second portion of the rotary actuating system operatively coupled to the frame, a drive unit operatively coupled to the first portion through a belt drive for supplying torque thereto and a golf club gripping member assembly operatively coupled to the second portion such that torque from the drive unit can be transferred to the gripping member assembly, and
the robot further comprising a one-way clutch operably coupled between the first portion and the second portion such that torque can be transferred from the first portion to the second portion, wherein the torque applied from the drive unit to the golf club gripping member assembly through the rotary actuating system is at a ratio of less than 4-1.