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Welcome to the exciting Mini Golf Quiz!

Are you prepared to showcase your mini-golf prowess and prove that you’re a true putt-putt champion?

We’ve crafted intriguing questions that will challenge your mini-golf know-how.

Just keep track of your correct answers and venture over to our result chart to discover your performance.

So, grab your putter, sport your finest visor, and let’s see if you can nail a hole-in-one with your mini-golf trivia expertise!

Table of Contents

1. In which year was the first mini golf course built?

  • A) 1836
  • B) 1922
  • C) 1916

2. Where was the first mini golf course located?

  • A) England
  • B) Scotland
  • C) United States

3. What is the primary purpose of obstacles on mini golf courses?

  • A) To increase the level of difficulty
  • B) For aesthetic purposes
  • C) As markers for player positions

4. What is the maximum number of players in a mini golf team?

  • A) 2
  • B) 4
  • C) 6

5. What is the most common material used to create mini golf courses?

  • A) Artificial turf
  • B) Sand
  • C) Concrete

6. What color is traditionally used for mini golf balls?

  • A) White
  • B) Yellow
  • C) A variety of colors

7. What is the standard number of holes on a mini golf course?

  • A) 9
  • B) 18
  • C) 24

8. What is the typical shape of the putter used in mini golf?

  • A) Blade
  • B) Mallet
  • C) Anser

9. What is the term used for scoring one over par in mini golf?

  • A) Bogey
  • B) Birdie
  • C) Eagle

10. What is the maximum number of strokes per hole in mini golf?

  • A) 6
  • B) 7
  • C) No maximum limit

11. What part of a mini golf course is known as “the tee”?

  • A) The starting point
  • B) Area surrounding the hole
  • C) The putting surface

12. Which country popularized mini golf in the 1920s?

  • A) England
  • B) United States
  • C) Germany

13. What is the term used for scoring two strokes over par in mini golf?

  • A) Double bogey
  • B) Birdie
  • C) Eagle

14. What is the term used for scoring one stroke under par in mini golf?

  • A) Bogey
  • B) Birdie
  • C) Eagle

15. Which of the following is NOT a typical obstacle in mini golf?

  • A) Windmill
  • B) Bumper cars
  • C) Water hazards

16. What is the term used for scoring two strokes under par in mini golf?

  • A) Bogey
  • B) Birdie
  • C) Eagle

17. Which of the following obstacles is known for rotating and blocking the ball’s path in mini golf?

  • A) Windmill
  • B) Loop-the-loop
  • C) Jump ramp

18. What is the preferred method for holding the putter in mini golf?

  • A) Overlapping grip
  • B) Baseball grip
  • C) Cross-handed grip

19. Are players allowed to move their ball away from an obstacle without penalty in mini golf?

  • A) Yes, up to one clubhead length
  • B) Yes, up to two clubhead lengths
  • C) No, the ball must be played where it lies

20. What famous theme park in the United States opened a unique mini golf course in 1955?

  • A) Disneyland
  • B) Six Flags
  • C) Universal Studios

21. What is the standard diameter of a mini golf hole?

  • A) 4 inches
  • B) 4.25 inches
  • C) 4.5 inches

22. In which decade did the popularity of mini golf peak in the United States?

  • A) 1930s
  • B) 1960s
  • C) 1990s

23. What is the primary purpose of the “cup” in a mini golf hole?

  • A) To prevent the ball from bouncing out of the hole
  • B) For aesthetic purposes
  • C) To hold the flagstick in place

24. What is the term used for scoring three strokes under par in mini golf?

  • A) Albatross
  • B) Eagle
  • C) Birdie

25. Which of the following mini golf shots is often considered illegal by tournament rules?

  • A) Bank shot
  • B) Jump shot
  • C) Ricochet shot

26. What is a common shape of an obstacle in mini golf that requires specific timing to pass through?

  • A) Swinging door
  • B) Moving bridge
  • C) Rotating tunnel

27. What is the term for scoring three strokes over par in mini golf?

  • A) Triple bogey
  • B) Birdie
  • C) Eagle

28. What is the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF)?

  • A) An organization that oversees mini golf tournaments
  • B) A company that manufactures mini golf equipment
  • C) A magazine dedicated to mini golf news and coverage

29. Which country has the most mini golf courses per capita?

  • A) United States
  • B) Sweden
  • C) Germany

30. What is the purpose of “free relief” in mini golf?

  • A) To give a player extra strokes without penalty
  • B) To allow a player to move their ball away from an obstacle
  • C) To allow a player to remove obstacles from their path

31. What is the term for a mini-golf course with natural-looking landscape features and limited artificial obstacles?

  • A) Adventure golf
  • B) Classic mini golf
  • C) Garden mini golf

32. What is the main difference between mini golf and regular golf?

  • A) Mini golf has fewer clubs
  • B) Mini golf focuses on putting and short-range shots
  • C) Mini golf courses are exclusively outdoors

33. What part of a mini golf hole is used to make it more challenging to hit the ball directly into the hole?

  • A) Slopes and undulations
  • B) Raised edges
  • C) Curved borders

Results

# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

I'm a sports enthusiast who loves all kinds of ball and water sports. I run stand-up-paddling.org (#1 German Paddleboarding Blog), played competitive Badminton, took part in the German Mini Golf Championships, started learning 'real' Golf and dabbled in dozens of other sports & activities.

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