Miniature golf in York City? This putt-putt course had a roof
This scene comes from one of York County, Pa.’s, best-known miniature golf courses, Putter’s Paradise in Manchester Township. Putt-Putt golf courses have been around York County for decades and not all of them have been outdoors. Also of interest: Bucolic Outdoor Country Club started in busy York neighborhood and On Eisenhower’s York County golf round: He turned in a ‘commendable score’ and Why is Hanover Country Club in Abbottstown?.
Reader Walter B. Ziegler has identified a miniature golf course that was here prior to the 1940s when York Township’s Lil Duffer is known to have been operating.
But the putt-putt course that Walter Ziegler pointed out had a roof… .
It was an indoor course, he said, in the first block of North Penn Street in the building recently vacated by the York Penn Machinery and Supply Co.
“As I recall to the best of my knowledge,” he wrote, “it was about 1932 and was on
two floors of this building. It was not in business very long.”
Anyone with additional information on this course or any other early miniature golf courses?