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Two Lake George Mini Golf Courses Among 'Craziest' Worldwide

LAKE GEORGE NY -- They say Lake George is the mini-golf capital of New York but we've made a big splash in the global scene as well. Two of our Lake George mini-golf courses were named among the Top 10 Craziest Mini Golf Courses on Earth!

The list was compiled by EnertainmentDesigner.com, an unbiased online magazine dedicated to finding and spotlighting the best of the best in entertainment design, from theme parks and museums to concert halls, exhibits and now mini golf courses.

So... which two Lake George mini golf courses made the list?

Lumberjack Pass

Lumber Jack Pass Miniature GolfRanking in at number 5 is the widely celebrated Lumberjack Pass Miniature Golf, which offers an unparalleled experience that is as close as it comes to being on a full-scale course. To quote a snippet from the article:

"...the simple natural splendor of Lumberjack Pass in Lake George sets it apart from other courses on our list. This landscaped 18-holer describes itself as the closest thing to being on a full-scale golf course. It is set against a mountainous Adirondack backdrop amid flowing streams, waterfalls and real sand traps. Hand-carved wooden lumberjacks complement plush green plants and flowers, and water hazards can be found on every hole. At an acre in size, it is one of the bigger mini-golf courses to feature in our top ten."

Around The World In 18 Holes

Around The World GolfRounding out the list at number 10 is Around The World In 18 Holes, one of two large themed golf courses at Around The World Golf, which is updated annually with new designs. EntertainmentDesigner.com's snippet about Around the World Golf:

"Players can travel the world without having to board a plane at Around The World Golf's two themed courses in Lake George. Around The World and Around The USA feature holes designed to represent countries throughout the world and some states in America. The 40-year-old course includes European and Oriental themed holes, giving golfers something of a cultural and educational experience. Highlights include a giant Native American statue and a colossal axe-wielding lumberjack. The creators of this globe-trotting course will be proud to take their place in the top ten for a fun, novel idea, allowing mini golfers to travel the world without having to break the bank."

If you have been to these courses, you already know all the crazy fun they offer, which earned them a spot on the list of 10 Craziest Mini Golf Courses on Earth. But if you have not been, find out what you've been missing! Learn more about Lumberjack Pass Miniature Golf and Around the World Golf, and stop in for a round or two next time you are in Lake George!

Wondering which other courses made the list? Here is the full list of all 10 Craziest Mini Golf Courses on Earth:

  1. Mayday Golf, South Carolina
  2. Putting Edge Fun Centers, across North America
  3. Par King Skill Golf, Lincolnshire, IL
  4. Adventure Golf, New Zealand
  5. Lumberjack Pass Miniature Golf, Lake George, NY
  6. Glowing Greens, Portland, Oregon
  7. Pirate Island Golf, New Jersey
  8. Lexington Ice Center, Kentucky
  9. Dino Park, Thailand
  10. Around the World In 18 Holes, Lake George, NY

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