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

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With an eye toward making the tournament more family friendly, the tournament has filled that area with concessions and a fan zone that includes, climbing walls, miniature golf and a concert stage. Mike Anthony,, "Nearly 300,000 Attended The Travelers In 2017; Can It Be Topped?," 18 June 2018 The Los Angeles Chargers are a tidy 5-2, despite playing in an abounded miniature golf course. Jason Gay, WSJ, "Football’s Cardboard Box of Melancholy," 28 Oct. 2018 From indoor miniature golf to a new splash pad coming to Tempe, there are plenty of ways to stop the sweat and start the fun. Jerod Macdonald-evoy, azcentral, "Trying to beat the heat? Here are 5 fun, new ways to cool off in the East Valley," 2 June 2018 The facility featured outdoor bowling, archery, tennis, driving range, badminton, table tennis, horseshoes, shuffleboard, arcade and, of course, miniature golf. Dawn Mitchell, Indianapolis Star, "RetroIndy: Little America and Wonderland kiddie park," 15 June 2018 The new proposal shifts many of The Golf Mecca facilities to the west side of the property where a driving range, miniature golf facility and indoor athletic dome are now located. Karen Berkowitz,, "New pitch for golf practice facility at Highland Park Country Club gets cool reception," 12 July 2018 In addition, the properties offer ropes courses, climbing walls, miniature golf and arcade games (all of these have additional fees). New York Times, "Looking for a Weekend Escape? Here Are 5 Family-Friendly Options," 6 July 2018 Between Wilton and Kendall, Tunnel Trail Campground has campsites, cabins, a heated pool, miniature golf and bike rentals. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "3 old railroad tunnels help make the Elroy-Sparta Trail one of the state's most popular," 21 June 2018 The attraction, which opens Monday, is located in the northeast corridor of the park where its miniature golf had previously been situated. Lori Weisberg,, "New Legoland submarine taking its guests into the "deep sea" — sharks, stringrays included," 1 July 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of miniature golf

US : a golf game played with a putter on a small course that has various obstacles at each hole

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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