Miniature golf, also known as minigolf, crazy golf, or putt-putt, is an offshoot of the sport of golf golf channel thailand solely on the putting aspect of its parent game. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin are known for their numerous minigolf courses. A miniature golf course in Cape May, New Jersey.
The earliest documented mention of such a course is in the 8 June 1912 edition of The Illustrated London News, which introduces a minigolf course called Gofstacle. The first miniature golf course in Canada was at the Maples Inn in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. The “Mapes” was constructed as a summer home in the 1890s but was renovated into a club in 1902, opened to the public in 1914, and had a miniature golf course in 1930. The popular nightspot burned in 1985. One of the first documented minigolf courses in mainland Europe was built in 1926 by Fr. Schröder had been inspired by his visit to the United States, where he had seen minigolf courses spreading across the country.
Norrman and Eskil Norman returned to Sweden from the United States, where they had stayed for several years and witnessed the golden days of the American minigolf boom. In 1931 they founded a company “Norman och Norrmans Miniatyrgolf”, and began manufacturing standardized minigolf courses for the Swedish market. During the following years they spread this new leisure activity across Sweden, by installing minigolf courses in public parks and other suitable locations. 1937, being the oldest minigolf sport organization in the world. National Swedish championships in minigolf have been played yearly since 1939. In other countries minigolf sport federations were not founded until the late 1950s, due to the post-war economical depression.
The earliest documented minigolf competitions were played in the United States. Qualification play-offs were played in all of the 48 states, and the final competition on Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee attracted over 200 players representing thirty states. Golfer golfing at Monster Mini Golf, an indoor glow in the dark mini golf course. In 1938 Joseph and Robert Taylor from Binghamton, New York started building and operating their own miniature golf courses. Impressed by the quality of the courses, many customers asked if the Taylors would build a course for them. By the early 1940s, Joe and Bob formed Taylor Brothers, and were in the business of building miniature golf courses and supplying obstacles to the industry. During both the Korean and Vietnam Wars, many a G.