Variable-terrain putting green

Computers & Mobile Craft & Design Fun & Games Technology
Variable-terrain putting green



Phil first blogged this school project by Mark Giannasi, Aaron Gaylord, Brody Collins, Thomas Boileau and Maiki Vlahinos of Colorado State University’s Mechanical Engineering Department back in March. Now, Giannasi, et. al., have raised the bar by entering the project in our ongoing Gadget Freak Design Contest:

Why putt golf balls into a paper cup when you can have your own variable-terrain putting green? This course…offers players three cups and three skill levels. The most advanced level raises two platforms that change the terrain of the course – and the challenge that golfers face.

Complete build details are available at our partner blog Design News.

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

View more articles by Sean Michael Ragan


Ready to dive into the realm of hands-on innovation? This collection serves as your passport to an exhilarating journey of cutting-edge tinkering and technological marvels, encompassing 15 indispensable books tailored for budding creators.