Sunday, July 6, 2008
This post will show you how to build the standard 3'x2' ladder golf set. (AKA: bolo toss, testicle toss, polish(or any other ethnicity) golf, hillbilly golf, ladder ball, Lasso golf, Norwegian Horseshoes, Hillbilly Horseshoes, tailgate golf, cowboy golf.....) I would love to see the complete list of names that ladder golf goes by. Please vote on the right side for your favorite or if it is not there add it by commenting on the post.
PART ONE: golf ball bolas
12 golf balls 6 each of two different colors, 108" of nylon cord,
Drill w/ 1/4" bit.
Drill a hole through each ball. Make sure to use older golf balls as some newer ones will shoot out liquid and be no good. Though it will be fun.
Cut the string to 6 18" lengths.
Tie a knot on the end of one cord. Thread a ball.
Tie another knot tight on that ball.
Thread another ball.
Tie a knot on the other far end.
Pull the ball to that end and tie another knot holding it tight.
Burn each end as shown.
Repeat until you have 6 cords with balls on either end. Scroll down for instructions on how to build the goals.
PART TWO: pvc pipe ladder golf goals
4x 10' 3/4" PVC pipe
12x T intersections joiners for the 3/4" pipe
4x right angle joiners for the 3/4" pipe
Cut the pipe into 16x1' sections 6x2' sections and 4x1.5" sections.
Assemble the structure as it is show in this blueprint of the official ladder golf dimensions. Have you read different specifications somewhere? they are wrong. These are the official specs.
Ladder Golf Setup
the 2' bars are horizontal and the 1' bars are vertical. The portion that is on the ground has a 1' bar in front and the 1.5' bar in the back. Glue all of this together except do not attach the T that is on the bottom to the upper portion. This allows the structure to be disassembled for storage or moving.
Now Beat this shot:
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