Father’s Day weekend is right around the corner, which means summer weather and family time! Ladder golf is a fun and portable yard game, making it a great addition to your backyard, summer cottage or tailgate activities.
Ladder golf is similar to horseshoes in terms of rules. Using a PVC “ladder” structure and golf ball “bolas” -- players score points by landing their bolas on different rungs of the ladders. Here’s a great breakdown of the rules if you’ve never played.
For this DIY, you’ll need some materials from your local hardware store.
- 48′ of PVC pipe (3/4″)
- 12 PVC elbows (3/4″)
- 12 PVC T’s (3/4″)
- PVC glue
- Measuring tape
- Spray paint (optional)
- 12′ of Twine (1/8″-3/16″ in diameter)
- 6 white golf balls
- 6 colored golf balls
- Drill (and drill bit slightly larger than your twine)