Topeka, Kansas: Goony Golf Green Dinosaur

The painted green cement Goony Golf Dinosaur has been a Topeka landmark and mini golf hazard favorite since the 1970s.

Sports Center Inc.

Address:
6545 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS
Directions:
Sports Center Inc. West side of town, just south of the intersection of US Hwy 40/I-70 and US Hwy 75. Visible from the parking lot fence at the entrance.
Phone:
785-272-5522
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Goony Golf Green Dinosaur

The Goony Golf Green Dinosaur has been a Topeka landmark since the 1970s at the Sports Center Inc. The three-shaded green, handmade cement dinosaur is standing upright with the aid of a big white bone. The Dinosaur pulls the caveman up and down to block your shot to the hole.

The green dinosaur was designed by a woman for her husband's company, Amusement Products of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

There are several other interesting sculptures on the course at each hole. They include an alligator, a family of ghosts, a goony bird and a hand-standing bear.

[Phil Pasquini, 08/28/2009]

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