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Connecticut: Mini Golfers' Zany Paradise

Connecticut: Mini Golfers' Zany Paradise

I recently took an hourlong trip to Switzerland, though I traveled but two miles from home. At Matterhorn Mini Golf in Canton, my wife, Mary, and I were greeted by owner Autumn Sutherland, who wore a warm smile and a traditional Swiss blouse and skirt. Every hole on the newly opened course evoked Swiss culture, from skiing in the Alps to William Tell to chocolate and even the Hadron Collider atom smasher. Obstacles included a wedge of Swiss cheese, triangular Toblerone candy bar slices and a large safe representing Swiss bank accounts. Rows of real corn grew alongside the hole devoted to the country's dairy industry and the carpet at Heidi's goat shed was dotted with ersatz...

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