Beer Pong Variations You Should Try!

Beer Pong Variations You Should Try!

PutterBall is a game that combines the equipment of golf with the objective of beer pong. The goal of the game is to get the golf ball into each of the six holes. The first one to do so is the winner! When you try PutterBall for the very first time, you will most likely play by the rules until you get a better idea of how to play the game. Once you feel comfortable and confident with the way PutterBall is played, you have the option of trying a few different beer pong variations to mix up the game and make it a little more fun and challenging.

Whether you’re having a beach day, a BBQ, or a low-key day at home, there is never a wrong time to play PutterBall! This unique game is a great way to gather your friends and family members and start a friendly competition. If you are interested in learning more, browse our website, and order your PutterBall golf putting game today! In the meantime, continue reading below to learn more about some of the variations you can add to your game.

Death Cup

If you score during PutterBall, and you notice that the other team has failed to cover the hole, you can score on the same hole for the second time. Instead of letting the other team know that they forgot to cover the hole, you and your teammate have an opportunity to score again and end the game.

Should you or your teammate score on the hole for the second time, this is known as “death cup.” If anyone makes the death cup during the game, the game will end and the team who made the shot is declared the winner.


Those who have played beer pong are probably familiar with the term “re-rack.” In a standard game of beer pong with 10 cups, it is acceptable to request a re-rack of the cups two times per game. There are a few different variations, such as the zipper and the stoplight, and rearranging the cups can help make it easier to sink the ball.

In the game of PutterBall, re-racks are not part of the official rules, but you can always add this rule to make the game more entertaining. Instead of rearranging different cups, all you have to do is remove and replace the turf hole covers on the PutterBall portable putting green. Rearrange the open holes to make it easier or more difficult to sink the ball, and let the competition begin!

On-Table Rollback

An on-table rollback is when a beer pong player throws a ball, it bounces off the cup, and rolls back to the player. The player then has the opportunity to throw the ball again, but from behind their back instead of the front. If the player makes the shot, then it counts as one cup.

If you and the other players feel inclined, you can also adapt this rule to fit the game of PutterBall. If the ball rolls back to you after you make your putt, then you can try and make another putt to make the point. To make the game even more challenging, you can attempt to make the putt from behind your back.

Lonely/Solo/Island Cup

This beer pong rule has a variety of different names, but the concept is the same across the board. As you near the end of the game, there may be a cup standing by itself away from the others. You or your teammate can call the lonely cup as your next target. If you throw the ball and make the lonely cup, then that cup will be taken away, as well as an additional cup. However, if you call the cup and hit a different cup or miss entirely, then no cups will be removed, even if the ball lands in another cup.

During a game of PutterBall, you can still call a lonely cup as your next shot, and the rules listed above will apply.

Start Playing Today!

There are many different rules and variations that you can adapt to fit the game of PutterBall, and there may even be a few games that you and your friends made up that may not be listed on the web. PutterBall is a great way to get together with friends and family and have a good time, whether you play by the rules or not. Learn more about this unique golf putting game, and buy yours today!
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