Rochester, New York: Oldest Miniature Golf Course in the USA
Built in 1930, and has a sign declaring its age primacy. At least two other U.S. mini-golfs also make this claim.
Whispering Pines Miniature Golf
- 4383 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY
- Whispering Pines Miniature Golf. North edge of town, next to the Parkside Diner, on the southwest corner of Emily St. and Culver Rd.
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- Worth a Detour
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Oldest Miniature Golf Course in the USA
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I went to a convention in Rochester and tried to check out all the Rochester sights listed on Roadside America. I took a group with me to play miniature golf and we had a great time. The course has a nautical theme; lots of crabs and lobsters everywhere, although I'm fairly certain these don't live in nearby Lake Ontario. [signmanjoe, 08/15/2014]
Oldest Mini-Golf Course in the World
Whispering Pines Miniature Golf Course holds the world record for oldest golf course that is still in use (since 1930). It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are 18 holes with all the cliche mini golf hole themes -- the windmill, the mystery pipes, the two-tiered hole. The difference is, this place invented them.
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