Texas Mini Golf (page 3)

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Neptune's Kingdom [gone]
Galveston, TX
Neptune's Kingdom appeared to be abandoned when these photos were taken in 2006. Many of the figures were missing or vandalized. In 2008, they were all destroyed in a hurricane.

Cool Crest Golf
San Antonio, TX


Cool Crest Golf opened in 1929. It was redesigned in 1937 and a second course was added in 1960. The courses were decorated with tropical plants and fountains rather than statues. The place closed in 2007. In 2013, the course was restored and reopened. PidlePadle was the original owners' pet Dachshund who would wander around the course. His grave has been preserved (last photo above). For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Wonderland Park
Amarillo, TX
Wonderland Park opened in 1951 as Kiddie Land with three kiddie rides. Around 1960, other rides were added and the place was renamed Wonderland. The 18-hole mini golf was built in 1953 by the park's owner, Paul Roads. For more, see this website. [map]

Putt-Putt Golf [gone]
San Antonio, TX
This Putt-Putt Golf was completely gone but this sign remained. Both panels were missing by 2022.

Putt-Putt Golf
Fort Worth, TX
This Putt-Putt Golf closed around 2017 but the obstacles, batting cages, and sign remain. [map]

Putt-Putt Fun Center
Abilene, TX
This Putt-Putt Fun Center opened in 1972. It features vintage obstacles, statues, and a metal sign. The neon sign of a putter in the window appears to be modern. There is also a nice backlit plastic detail on the side of the building. There are three courses. The business is closed now but new owners are considering reopening it. [map]

Putt-Putt Golf [gone]
Killeen, TX
This Putt-Putt Fun Center opened in 1982. There were two 18-hole courses and a 9-hole children's course. There was also an arcade and go-karts. This place closed just after these photos were taken in 2011. By 2013, there was not a trace of the place left.

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