Nope this isn't like golf at all. Golf balls take on a different form in ladder golf as bolas—a pair of golf balls connected by a length of nylon cord. Wrap one of the bolas over a rung, and you score. If it stays put, that is.For full step-by-step instructions, see How to Build a Ladder Golf Game Set. There's a How to Build a Ladder Golf Game Set video, too.