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 As a summer attraction, Rochester cathedral tucked a miniature golf course inside its soaring Norman arches. The Economist, "The root of all fun Cash-strapped English cathedrals become temples of enjoyment," 10 Oct. 2019 From haunted houses to a miniature golf course, chills and thrills could be around any corner. Don Maines, Houston Chronicle, "Pearland area offers plenty of Halloween frights and fun," 10 Oct. 2019 Esther Stearns owns Stagecoach Greens, a miniature golf course in Mission Bay that highlights the famously fun and whimsical side of San Francisco. Heather Knight,, "A knife, a threat and one more frightened SF woman left dismayed by city inaction," 27 Sep. 2019 The attraction is also throwing in 50 percent off a 2-hour family entertainment center wristband, which included go karts, laser tag, miniature golf, a rockwall and more. Trevor Fraser,, "Free admission to Daytona Lagoon for first responders Sept. 14-15," 10 Sep. 2019 Nettleton, 19, picked him up from her mother’s house on Tuesday, kept him overnight at her new apartment, played miniature golf with him on Wednesday, then dropped him back off with her mother that afternoon. oregonlive, "Young woman killed in Southeast Portland aimed to be 'best mom she could’ to special-needs son," 3 Sep. 2019 The miniature golf course, water park, and the restaurants and shops of Disney Springs will also close. Rebecca Angel Baer, Southern Living, "Disney Parks in Orlando are Closing Ahead of Dorian’s Arrival," 3 Sep. 2019 Additional parts of the resort complex, including a miniature golf course and the Typhoon Lagoon water park were set to shutter at 3 p.m. Tuesday, and an after-hours special event at Animal Kingdom was canceled. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "DisneyWorld, Legoland and other Orlando tourist parks close as Dorian nears Florida," 3 Sep. 2019 The theme park resort also plans to close its water park, miniature golf courses and its restaurants and shops at Disney Springs by 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Washington Post, "The Latest: Dorian, stationary, continues assault of Bahamas," 3 Sep. 2019

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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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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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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