Skyway Open 2012 – Minneapolis, MN

POST-MORTEM REVIEW of the 2012 Course By guest reviewer Jared Schmidt Note– The studio hosting these images is Mike Fetault Photography and the copyright is under the name Bruce Silcox. We want to thank the U.S. Bank Skyway Open 2012. For all but the most intrepid Minnesota mini-golf enthusiasts, February is […]

Continue Reading

King Putt – Henderson, NV

Played on January 14, 2013 Reviewed by Mr. Tee After playing King Putt in Las Vegas, we were on the fence about sneaking in a 3rd game for the day. We had already played three indoor courses, in addition to other adventures on our short trip and neither of us […]

Continue Reading

King Putt – Las Vegas, NV

Played on January 14, 2013 Reviewed by the Pink Putter About a half an hour drive from the Vegas strip and tucked away in a strip mall lies the first of two King Putt courses we played on our trip. After some terrible indoor, black lit mini golf experiences like those […]

Continue Reading

Putt Park – Las Vegas, NV

Played on January 14, 2013 Sure, we’re oddballs. When planning a trip to Las Vegas we focused our efforts on playing as much mini-golf as possible but the other reason for going was to escape January in Minnesota. As we have eluded to in other reviews, winters can be brutal […]

Continue Reading

Pike’s Pass – Las Vegas, NV

Played on January 12, 2013 Reviewed by the Pink Putter We took a mini-vacation to Las Vegas to escape the Minnesota winter, only to find that Vegas was just slightly warmer than home. Fortunately, four of the five courses we played on our trip (reviews to come!) were indoor. We […]

Continue Reading

Grand Slam – Coon Rapids, MN

Played December 30, 2012 Reviewed by Mr. Tee Residing only a few miles west of my hometown mini-golf haunt Lilli Putt, Grand Slam is situated in yet another part of Coon Rapids that has struggled in the 21st century. The location was formerly a Red Owl grocery store in the 80’s and […]

Continue Reading

Big Bear Mini Putt – Chaska, MN

Played on December 27, 2012 Reviewed by the Pink Putter Living in Minnesota, we get used to the cold, snowy winters. Lucky for us, Minnesota business owners have figured out that indoor recreational facilities can be quite lucrative. Hence, we discovered Golf Zone in Chaska whose slogan is “Rain, Snow […]

Continue Reading

Lilli Putt – Coon Rapids, MN

Played September 16, 2012 (and more times than Mr. Tee can remember) Reviewed by Mr. Tee Economic prosperity and cheap gas led many families to move away from the Twin Cities metro area and out to the suburbs in the 1980’s. From 1980 to 1990, Coon Rapids saw a 47% growth […]

Continue Reading

Highway 8 – Forest Lake, MN

Played October 8, 2011 Re-photographed on November 12, 2012 Reviewed by the Pink Putter Rating: Sandtrap – We found this course on the drive up to Franconia Sculpture Park  from Minneapolis back in Fall 2011. It is right along Highway 8 (off of 35N) north of the Twin Cities. Fall 2012 […]

Continue Reading