Diner Food Miniature golf course.

Dinerland: Rosie's Diner, Food Mini Golf (Closed)

Field review by the editors.

Rockford, Michigan

This diner-food-themed course was built in 1993, and evidently abandoned when original owner Jerry Barta sold the attraction in 2002.

But Barta is back now, and promises that the course will receive "a major overhaul soon." The large diner food obstacles were designed by Jerry, who sells his other art at one of the four diners that he's moved here. The mini-golf sits behind Rosie's Diner, which was used as the location for the 1970s Bounty paper towel commercials featuring Nancy Walker as "Rosie" the waitress. Attractions built around TV celebrities usually don't last long, but Rosie's has survived because it really is a functioning, food-serving diner.

Nov. 2011: Rosie's Diner is reported to be closed and not maintained. 2006: Barta sold Dinerland in January; early reports are promising as the new owners refurbish and operated the diners.

Dinerland: Rosie's Diner, Food Mini Golf

US Hwy 131 exit 101. Take Hwy 57 east less than a mile.
Nov. 2011: Reported closed.

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