This is an easy way to quickly convert a Pringles can into a portable golf hole in a matter of minutes. This is intended both for those who like to play minigolf but are on a limited budget and those that live a highly mobile web 2.0 lifestyle.
A special thanks goes out to Fungus Amungus
who saw us trying to hit golf balls into a sideways Pringles can and suggested that we turn it upright and cut slits in it. When we just kinda shrugged and resumed what we were doing, he picked it up, cut some slits in it and plopped it back down. Sure enough, it worked great!
Step 1: Go Get Stuff
You will need one of each of the following:
- Pringles can
- Tape measure
- Box cutter
Step 2: Eat the Pringles
It is important to eat the Pringles as not to let any of the food go to waste.
Step 3: Wash Out the Can
Give the inside of the can a quick rinse with water and then wipe it off.
Step 4: Cut Off the Lip
Cut off the cardboard lip from the opening of the can.
Step 5: Mark the Spacing
Wrap your tape measure around the bottom of the can. With a marker trace a line that it about 1" to .5" away from the absolute bottom. This later will be the line that you cut to.
Next, with the tape measure still wrapped around the can, make markings that are about .5" apart. Continue making markings .5" apart up the length of the can at an interval of about an inch. Make sure that they stay perfectly aligned with your original markings.
Step 6: Draw Cut Lines
Using your ruler and guide marking thats you just made, draw straight cut lines down the length of the can. Remeber to stop at the circumference line that you drew about an inch from the bottom.
Step 7: Cut Along the Cut Lines
With your ruler, cut along the straight vertical cut lines and stop at the line you drew around the circumference of the can.
Step 8: Fold
Bend back each taband make a solid crease.
Once you have creased all the tabs, you can gently pull them all back together to help keep their shape for a few moments to help them keep their shape.
Step 9: Admire It
Put it on the ground and admire your new creation.
Step 10: Practice
Pringles Golf takes some getting used to. You may want to practice before you hit the green.
Step 11: Play Golf!
Now is time to play golf. You can play golf almost anywhere... in the control tower... or the elevator... and even in the park!
Playing golf sure is fantastic. The possibilities are only limited to your imagination!