How to Play Indoor Mini Golf – The Beginners Guide

The indoor mini-golf game is famously known by is a small sibling of the world-renowned game, golf. Miniature golf uses a smaller version of a golf club known as a putter hence the name putt putt.

Most recently mini golf has evolved from being played on outside courses and has become an indoor sport graced with glow-in-the-dark lights thus bringing color to the game, especially when played at night.

You need to select a putter that's approximately the height from your feet to your waist. At this length, you are halfway to becoming a master of putt-putt. You can also get more information about golf by visiting

How to Hold a Putter

Similar to normal golf the second key to mini golf is the grip. This is just the way you hold the putter to ensure your stroke directs the ball to exactly where you want it to go. Remember you need to get the ball into the hole with as few strokes as possible.

The second hand comes after the first but is placed behind the handle. This kind of grip is known as the backhand grip. Other forms of grip are the forehand grip and the overlap grip. The two are not most commonly used however are important to know since different people may have a preference for one grip over another basically because of the body structure.

Lastly is the overlap. Here the dominant hand is held under the less dominant hand. This grip focuses a lot of the gripping power on keeping the putter in control and is the least popular among professional mini golf players.