Welcome to Slate’s weekly caption contest. All we’re going to tell you about this image is that it was taken in the last couple of weeks. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.
The winner: Will Kruisbrink
Two hikers chance upon Tiger Woods' private wormhole to an alternate universe, where Elin never found out.
The runner-up: Natasha Lessnik Tibbott
The finer points of putting are pointless on the black hole green.
What was actually going on:
This picture isn’t of a golf course, but of a garden installation called The Big Dig, located in Xian, China. Created by the German design firm Topotek1, this artificial grass exhibit plays off the concept of “digging a hole to China.” The hole emits sounds recorded on the other side of the world, including commuters in New York City and cows in Argentina.
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