|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||206/315.4 ; 206/315.5 ; 206/315.6 ; 206/315.7 ; 280/047.18 ; 280/047.24 ; 280/DIG.6|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 18 인용 특허 : 7|
The invention is a hard-shell convertible golf bag generally made of plastic and comprises a built-in extend and retract feature. The general structure is made of three major parts, a hard-shell front, a hard-shell back and a hard-shell headcover. The wheels may be retracted for shipping on an airliner, or carrying the bag on a golf cart, or extended to pull when walking on a golf course. A second handle is provided for pulling the folded golf bag on a smooth surface.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A hard-shell golf bag, convertible to a golf cart and shipping case, the golf bag comprising:a back portion, said back portion having a hard-shell exterior, a plurality of golf club sleeves, a pull rod recess, a pull rod pivotally mounted on said back portion and adapted to fit within said recess, a ball drop hole formed in said exterior and a ball drop knob slidably mounted on said back portion for selectively releasing a single golf ball through said ball drop hole, a back plate pivotally mounted on said back portion, said b...