The Strange History of Mini Golf
The game of mini-golf was invented in Victorian England because women weren't supposed to raise golf clubs over their shoulders. By the 1950s, the greens on mini-golf courses were made of dyed goat hair.
from Mental Floss
Key Facts In This Video
In the 1950s, dyed goat hair was used for mini-golf putting greens. (0:40)
Coney Island's first roller coaster traveled at 6 miles/hour. (2:28)
Crayola means "oily chalk" in French. (5:51)