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Mini Golf Mini Golf - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Mini Golf - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A cute putt-putt golf game with 18 holes featuring loops, a waterfall, and some simple animations.

Mini Golf was produced by Bally Sente in 1985.

Bally Sente released 23 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Bally Sente was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Sente during the time period Mini Golf was produced include: Chicken Shift, Goalie Ghost, Hat Trick, Sente Diagnostic Cartridge, Snacks 'n Jaxson, Gimme A Break, Mini Golf Deluxe, Team Hat Trick, Toggle, and Street Football


Name Mini Golf
Developer Bally Sente (United States)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8702
Class Wide Release
Genre Golf
Conversion Class Bally Sente
Dipswitch Settings

Mini Golf Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Trackball: Optical
  • Backlit Buttons: 1 - tee select
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail
Control Panel Mini Golf Control Panel Image
PCB Mini Golf PCB Image

Game Play

Player controls speed and direction of each shot by movement of the trackball. A button alternates through three starting positions for each hole. If you make it through 18 holes, your game is over.

Mini Golf KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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This game can be converted to any other Bally Sente game by exchanging a small plug-in board and control panel. This series includes according to the manufacturer Gimme A Break, Chicken Shift, Goalie Ghost, Snacks 'n Jaxson, Off The Wall, Stocker, Hat Trick, and Trivial Pursuit.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Mini Golf Census

There are 14,895 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Common - There are 41 known instances of this machine owned by Mini Golf collectors who are active members. Of these, 17 of them are original dedicated machines. 10 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 14 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Mini Golf machines for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 11 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 194; Color photo

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