Fairmont, West Virginia: Coal Country Miniature Golf

Hazards for the course created from equipment used in coal mining. On hole 7 you must putt through the rotating legs of a 30-foot-tall coal miner.
Address:
807 Virginia Ave., Fairmont, WV
Directions:
I-79 exit 137, head away from downtown Fairmont, go 1/4 mile and turn left onto Hopewell Road, go 3/4 mile and turn left onto Coal Country Lane.
Phone:
304-366-9300
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Tunnel fairway at Coal Country Miniature Golf. Coal Country Miniature Golf

Learn about the coal mining industry, and have fun playing miniature golf at the same time! The hazards for the course were created from equipment used in coal mining, including drills for cutting into coal seams, ventilation fans, and various methods for shoring up the ceilings. Central to the course is an approximately 30-foot metal statue of a coal miner ("Big John") which is constantly rotating. On the seventh hole, you need to putt between his feet as they go around.

[Julie M., 08/29/2008]

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