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 Two young siblings playing miniature golf were killed when a vehicle drove onto the course and hit them, according to the Panama City News Herald. Fox News, "Young siblings, ages 4 and 6, killed after car drives onto mini golf course in Florida," 7 Dec. 2020 Two young siblings were killed last week when a man drove onto a miniature golf course in Panama City Beach, Florida. Doha Madani, NBC News, "2 children killed while playing mini-golf in Florida after truck crashes into course," 6 Dec. 2020 But unlike the 2-by-4 framing and fantastical characters that are common in miniature golf, Nichols' course is more grassroots, relying on the natural slope of the yard for the breaks and undulations beneath the turf. Tribune Media Services, al, "Alabama native’s private golf course modeled after Augusta at his Tennessee home," 14 Nov. 2020 The Cleveland location, in Brunswick, features 12 different attractions, including indoor go-karts, a two-story laser tag arena, more than 150 arcade games, motion simulators, inflatable bouncing, blacklight miniature golf, bumper cars and more. Sam Boyer, cleveland, "A higher power had to play a part in this plan: Whit & Whimsey," 26 June 2020 Brigham Young University-Idaho, a private school in Rexburg, has a variety of activities planned that include movie nights, laser tag, and miniature golf. NBC News, "As Thanksgiving break nears, colleges are faced with student travel during a pandemic," 13 Nov. 2020 Volunteers meet at the miniature golf clubhouse from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and by appointment. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Volunteers are still needed for Menomonee Falls' all-inclusive nature facility. Here's how you can help.," 9 Sep. 2020 The date was to be a game of miniature golf followed by a walk on the beach. Annie Lane, oregonlive, "Dear Annie: Relationship started at rocket speed crash lands quickly," 29 Aug. 2020 The date was to be a game of miniature golf followed by a walk on the beach. cleveland, "Dear Annie: A surprise relationship ended just as quickly as it started," 29 Aug. 2020

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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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“Miniature golf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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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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