miniature golf


Definition of miniature golf

: a novelty golf game played with a putter on a miniature course usually having tunnels, bridges, sharp corners, and obstacles

Examples of miniature golf in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our miniature golf hole could be improved by subtraction. Leidy Klotz, Scientific American, 12 May 2022 The Cranbook Art Museum's new nine-hole miniature golf course is set to open to the public May 25 in Bloomfield Hills. Tanya Wildt, Detroit Free Press, 12 May 2022 The miniature golf competition show returns for a goofy new season. oregonlive, 13 June 2021 The rate includes three meals daily plus snacks, wine with lunch and dinner, tennis, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, miniature golf, horseback riding, and biking. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 6 Feb. 2022 The park included horseback riding, canoeing, miniature golf, a zip line over the water, a children's train and a pavilion. Pete Corson, ajc, 16 May 2016 There's also a skating rink, a pallet maze and miniature golf; when hunger or thirst strike, local food and beverage vendors will offer holiday treats for sale. Alison Stanton, The Arizona Republic, 7 Dec. 2021 Under the miniature golf-like rules at the Trop, that’s a home run., 8 Oct. 2021 But here on the mainland, there’s blessedly not much going on — no mud-bath spas, miniature golf or even hotels in sight. Washington Post, 13 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of miniature golf

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of miniature golf was in 1907

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15 Jun 2022

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“Miniature golf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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