Moonlight Madness

Each week The Sentinel visits a memorable story from its archives.


July 26, 1979

Putt-Putt keeps some folks up all night


When Rockville Putt-Putt manager Chip Linville dreamed up Moonlight Madness six years ago, he must have had Mike O’Hara in mind.

Surrounded by the darkness and eerie silence that pervades the rest of the city, it takes someone with a flair for the different and the exotic to hit red, green blue and yellow golf balls over a carpet littered by bumps, barriers water and other red, green, blue and yellow golf balls from midnight to 5 a.m.

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