Art and golf: an unbeatable combination

Peanut butter and chocolate. Strawberry and cheesecake. Glenn Beck and tears. But miniature golf and fine art?  If you had dared dream of such a combination and woke up unfulfilled at the thought of such a union’s absence, the good people at the 337 Project have made sure that eighteen holes of artist-designed putt-putt is at your fingertips.

Located in the Salt Lake Art Center through Sept. 16, the hybrid course/exhibit features a full-size, fully-playable mini-golf course. While players are required to wear slipcovers over their shoes, it’s a small price to pay to literally walk amongst art and participating up to par (or above it, if you’re not much of a putter).

Co-sponsored by the UVU Honors program, the course does a terrific job of deflating the stereotypical pretensions that some may think of when they consider going to a museum.

“The [337 Project] has been continually successful in showing fantastic art while bringing the community together. Every hole was a new experience, with new interpretations and new emotions. It was thought-provoking yet fun, a difficult combination to achieve,” said UVU senior Tess Seymour, who played the course on Aug. 26. “We are all ver


The 337 Art Project in the Salt Lake Art Center brings the enjoyment of both art and golf. Photos courtesy of Tess Seymour

y grateful to the Utah and national artists that took the time to create such a fun atmosphere and incorporate their brilliant minds and creativity. It really has changed my views on art; suddenly art is this exciting activity where you can enjoy the beauty and mystery of art while having a great time.”

For more information about the course and the 337 Project, visit www.337Project.org or email Adam@337Project.org

One Response to "Art and golf: an unbeatable combination"

  1. Oliver   September 10, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    Hahahahaha! “Peanut butter and chocolate. Strawberry and cheesecake. Glenn Beck and tears.” Hahhaahhahahahaha. This is my new favorite quote. YES!

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