The Crazy Evolution Of Mini Golf

Mini Golf in 1969


Mini Golf

Mini Golf as a recreational activity has been around now "officially" for 101 years as of 2017. It's amazing how an activity went from something so simple, to the elaborate and intricate courses of today. Here's a look into the crazy and zany history of mini golf!

Ladies Putting Club 1894 at St. Andrew's Links in Scotland

Mini Golf
Mini golf started off in Scotland in 1867 with the "Ladie's Putting Club". While golfers waited to play a round, there was a putting green nearby in which people could practice their swing while they waited. This included many bored women who liked to burn of steam waiting for their fathers and husbands to finish. This distracted many men, so a smaller course titled the 'Himalayas' (an 18-hole putting green) was formed near the visitors' clubhouse for the women to play at. It was simple with no man-made obstacles; just the natural hills of the course to add some complexity to the game...

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