Ophthalmologist invents innovative indoor golf net (VIDEO)

August 17, 2012

Check out this video demonstration of Swing Box, indoor golf net invented by Joe Lee, MD, ophthalmologist.


Dr. Lee is an inventor. While he has performed more than 60,000 Lasik eye surgeries over the past decade at at Lasik Eye Center in Los Angeles, he also holds six US patents – all in the area of refractive surgery - and another for an adjustable corneal ring, which contained strands of material that would correct a person’s vision. Although the ring never materialized, he never stopped thinking about those strands.

Three years ago, he found the perfect application. Tired of hearing his buddies joke about his poor golf form, but never having enough time to practice the sport, he used the basic principle behind those strands to design SwingBox™, an indoor, portable, golf net that works with ropes and tension to catch and return golf balls. Since then, he formed his own company – SwingBox™ Inc. - which has sold hundreds of golf nets at $450 each, and has high hopes that it will become the most popular indoor golf net in the world.

This past spring, he exhibited his golf net at the PGA show in Orlando and placed a full page ad in Golf Digest. For more information on Swing Box or to place an order, head to the Swing Box website.


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