Best Little RoadHouse

1145 Commercial Street Southeast
Salem, OR 97302

503-365-7225

Hours of Operation

Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 11pm

Friday – Saturday: 11am – 12am

About:

18 holes of mini golf! Duffers and beginners alike thrill to a round of miniature golfing at the Best Little Roadhouse. The miniature golf course is fun for everyone and is complete with lush greens and water hazards. Enjoy dining on the patio, by the fireplace if you like, while enjoying the scenery of the garden golf course.

Miniature golf has been called numerous names since its inception. A few of these name are: goofy golf, midget golf, garden golf, pitch and put golf and shorties. In 1867, at St. Andrews Golf Course in Scotland, miniature golf was invented. It was originally intended as a women’s game, because golf was too masculine and inappropriate for women to play. The 18 hole course was called the Himalayas. Miniature golf courses then began to show up at hotels. These courses were designed to be 1/10 the size of actual golf courses. The golf courses played today began to evolve in the 20th century, with the carpet instead of grass.

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