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Art on the Green sign

Dramatically expanding the notion that art is better on the green, Arthouse and AMOA have transformed the pristine landscape of the Laguna Gloria into a par-34, nine-hole course populated with defecating giant rodents, vandalized clown faces, and infuriatingly undulating laser-cut plywood.The marriage of sport and art (spart!) came together with help from local artists like Thoughtbarn, Okay Mountain, and Boozefox, who took obvious inspiration from their namesake, the ultra-sexy John Daly. Before you go, get the lay of the course with this slideshow.

Art on the Green mini golf hole

...it's all about beers. No, geometry.

Also like a pool table...

Art on the Green mini golf hole

You know what else is reconfigurable?

Art on the Green mini golf hole

Your score.

Art on the Green mini golf hole

Spiraling wood surrounds the green...

Art on the Green mini golf hole

...even as Tiger's spiral has stopped. He won something! You didn't hear?

Art on the Green mini golf hole

In reference to Wade's 1976 Laguna Gloria installation which featured live chickens...

Art on the Green mini golf hole

...but feel free to bring a prostitute.

Art on the Green mini golf hole

These teenagers are too young for the bar but too old for the playground...

Art on the Green mini golf hole

...and clearly hate Billy.

Art on the Green mini golf hole

Offering three distinct paths...

Art on the Green mini golf hole

...as opposed to the actual Golf Channel, which can only lead to a nap.

Art on the Green mini golf hole

An entire class of biology students was supposedly consumed by this rodent hybrid...

Art on the Green mini golf hole

...though even the smallest children should make for bigger poop than this?

Art on the Green mini golf hole

UT art students riff on the world's most famous public sculptures...

Art on the Green mini golf hole

...while you spend five seconds wondering what they are before resuming play.

Art on the Green mini golf hole

Is this the end of mini golf as you know it?

Art on the Green mini golf hole

Well, it's at least the end of that ball.