miniature golf

History of Miniature Golf

History of Miniature Golf and how it evolved into today’s game. The history of miniature golf starts in 1927 when Garnet Carter was the first person to patent a game of miniature golf which he called “Tom Thumb Golf”. However, there were a few earlier unpatented versions of miniature golf type games. For example, in 1916, James Barber of Pinehurst, North Carolina had a miniature ... »