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- another term for minigolf
- ‘Away from the beach, there's bowling and crazy golf.’
- ‘Crazy golf, the eccentric relative of the real thing, claims to be Britain's most popular seaside sport.’
- ‘The greens are not as even as the carpet in Room 902 and I may as well be playing crazy golf the way the balls keep veering away from the hole.’
- ‘He claimed the council could make more money from running the crazy golf on Flagstaff Gardens than it could from the rent offered by either bidder.’
- ‘The idea is that it will use various areas of Happy Mount Park - the crazy golf, paddling pool and mini-train, for instance - as sets.’
- ‘A few tried their hand at crazy golf.’
- ‘The campsite had numerous other facilities, including crazy golf, children's playgrounds, a fishing lake and a small animal farm.’
- ‘This working farm includes horse and pony-trekking, crazy golf, pet corner and play area.’
- ‘I also managed to prove that crazy golf is not one of my lifeskills.’
- ‘There was a tea room in the house and every year, on first arriving on holiday, we would play crazy golf and drink tea on the grass in the gardens.’
- ‘Crazy golf is included in the ticket price, the toboggan slides are great fun for kids of all ages and there are other outdoor activities to enjoy in fine weather.’
- ‘Facilities include tennis courts, crazy golf, a playing pitch, barbecue area and children's playground.’
- ‘We play crazy golf and have a great time together.’
- ‘The origins of crazy golf are hotly disputed, with both Britain and the United States claiming to have come up with the idea.’
- ‘Additions such as the playground, crazy golf and a treasure hunt are very popular with families.’
- ‘Fun and frolics were enjoyed by all, with a host of activities on offer to the public including side shows, games and even a round of crazy golf!’
- ‘They will also be taking part in a range of activities including arts, crafts, swimming, badminton and crazy golf.’
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