Fort Walton Beach, Florida: Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf

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Address:
401 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Directions:
Two miles north of US Hwy 98, on the northeast corner of Hwy 85/Elgin Pkwy and 1st Ave., which is three blocks south of Hwy 188/Racetrack Rd.
Hours:
M-F 3-8, Sa-Su 10-8:30 (Call to verify)
Phone:
850-862-4922
Admission:
Adults $3.00 (cash only)
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Goofy Golf.

Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf
Miniature golf was a great invention, but it took dinosaurs and space aliens to make it even better. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [05/03/2015]
Fort Walton Beach, Florida - Oldest Goofy Golf Turns 50
Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf: Miniature golf has been around for about 80 years, yet the oldest courses lack visual zing. The idea of outfitting putt-putts with palm trees and rocket ships didn't come along until later, and the surviving granddaddy of these just turned 50. [10/15/2008] Complete Story...

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Mr. Dumpty.

Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf

Just a tip if you're choosing one course: Course 1 is more geared towards outsmarting the geography of the course, and Course 2 is all of the kinetic moving obstacles like the classic windmill-type stuff.

[Beena, 03/14/2019]
Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf

Right out of the '50s. All of the mechanical obstacles are still operating (drawbridge, windmill, etc.). The operator told us the only thing not from the 50s was the slushy machine. Very inexpensive - $3 for adults, $1.50 for kids. [JC, 03/17/2015]

Goofy Golf.

Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf

We just returned from the Goofy Golf in Fort Walton. It's a lovely artifact of the old Florida attractions I loved as a child. There were quite a few people enjoying the courses, so hopefully it'll keep entertaining us for many more years.

[Bam-Bam, 10/12/2010]

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