At Flatstick Pub, there's nothing awkward about a few seconds of silence—somebody's probably just trying to putt. Like the sight of children incompetently hitting a piñata, the nine-hole indoor miniature golf course tempts guests to set down their beer and pick up a club. It's something you don't see at many bars, but the entertainment would have to be exceptionally compelling to pull visitors away from their glasses—after all, there are 24 rotating taps to explore, each dispensing a Washington-made beer or cider. A digital display board lets you know exactly what style of beer's available, where it comes from, and how much is left in the keg, so you can (for example) grab the last glass of Schilling grapefruit cider or the first sips of a just-tapped Georgetown porter.
If hunger strikes between the first hole and the ninth, you've got options. Flatstick carries sandwiches, wraps, and salads from Molly's, but you can also bring your own eats or order delivery from a list of restaurants. A dog-friendly policy and special events throughout the week also keep spirits high. Brewer's night, for instance, offers a free round of golf to anyone who purchases a pint from the featured brewery, and trivia-night hosts, unlike college professors, reward smarts with prizes.
Venturing into the valley formed by the neighborhoods of Queen Anne Hill and Mongolia, golfers find the rolling landscape that hosts Interbay Golf Center. One of ten courses maintained by the City of Seattle's Department of Parks and Recreation, the facility makes the most of its space with both a nine-hole, par 28 layout and an 80-stall driving range. The course's 1,520-yard length isn't overwhelming, but the deep bunkers and tall grasses typical of its links-style format supply more than enough challenge or areas to sneak in a nap. Moreover, the course has earned the recognition of Audubon International in return for its accomplishments with conserving water.
A team of PGA professional instructors oversees the practice facilities throughout the year. They lend their advice for getting up-and-down from unfavorable lies in the practice bunker and making more golf balls rattle into cups on the 7,500-square-foot putting green—all without threatening the golf ball with solitary confinement in dark bag pockets.
Enjoy a large array of finger food at Cassidy's Pub and Outdoor Mini-Golf, a local pub.
Beer, wine, and more are also available from this restaurant's extensive drink list.
Summer meals will taste even better when you enjoy them on Cassidy's Pub and Outdoor Mini-Golf's gorgeous patio.
With food this good, you'll be running into this restaurant to pick it up yourself.
We'll let you park onsite to help get you closer to our scrumptious menu.
So when you want some amazing food to complement your drinks, Cassidy's Pub and Outdoor Mini-Golf will be there for you.
With beautiful greens and scenic views, Tacoma Firs Golf in Tacoma is one of the finest golf courses in the area.
Sit down for a savory meal at their in-house restaurant.
Little ones are just as welcome as their parents at this course.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
By the Numbers: Overlake Golf and Country Club
1927—the year the original Overlake Club was founded
1935—when the Great Depression forced the original club to close its doors
1953—the year when Norton Clapp opens the new iteration of Overlake Golf and Country Club
18-hole golf course
3 recreational activities: golf, swimming, and tennis
1994— when the club first hosted the Ernst Championship (it would host it again the following year)