long does it take to play a round of golf?
have 18 holes of Black Light golf set on approximately 6000 sq. feet.
It typically takes 35- 60 minutes depending on speed of play, skill
levels, and size of group.
I schedule a tee time?
do not take reservations for walk-in play.
Birthday Parties and other Group events do take priority. You may call ahead (up to 2 hrs) and be added to our waitlist during peak times. "Wait, without all the waiting" we like to say.
Do I have to pay to walk through and watch my kids play?
Shankz is a great family venue and we encourage the adults to play with the kids (they grow up fast). That said, Shankz policy allows (1) unpaid adult to chaperone/scorekeep on the course. All persons under 16 years of age must be supervised by an adult.
is an appropriate age to play the miniature golf course?
light miniature golf is fun for all ages but we recommend ages 3 years and
Cannonball is a high energy, interactive, action packed air cannon gaming system
where you try to score points for your team by shooting the nerf balls into targets while being blasted by your opponents.
is an appropriate age to play Cannonball?
Cannonball is fun for all ages but we recommend ages 4 years and older.
Shankz for birthday parties only?
walk-in play is always welcome. We
also welcome private parties, team building, fundraisers, field trips, church
groups, and team parties. Please
call to schedule your group event.
I take my birthday party group in to play?
are always welcome to celebrate a birthday or special occasion with us by coming
in to play golf as a group but outside
and presents are not permitted unless you have a reserved party time due to the limited sitting area which is reserved for our scheduled parties and walk-in traffic.
consider one of our party packages for use of our tables and extended time in
I bring outside food in?
food is NOT permitted.
I take pictures or videos?
and videoing are allowed but should not slow or interrupt play.
I bring my own putter and ball?
ask that you only use our balls and putters.
understand that Shankz is 3-D. Can
I bring my own glasses from home?
welcome to try 3-D glasses from home, but it’s unlikely that they will work.
We have special 3-D glasses that are the newest in ChromaDepth technology and can be rented for $1.99.
a reservation required for a birthday party?
all birthday parties must be scheduled through Shankz.
You are always welcome to celebrate a birthday or special occasion with
us by coming in to play golf as a
group but outside food, drinks, cake, and presents are not permitted unless you have a reserved party time due to the limited sitting area which is for our
scheduled parties and walk-in traffic use.
do I schedule a party?
by during business hours or for your convenience, just
give us a call (936-273-4569) or email us(Info@ShankzGolf.com) to request a date.
a deposit required?
$50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your party. Deposits can be
made by phone with a credit or debit card. The balance is due
and payable at the end of your party.
many guests can I invite?
is up to you. We just need to know
approximately how many guests you are expecting so that we can staff appropriately.
the birthday child included in the number of kids for a birthday package?
there an additional charge for siblings?
sibling that participates in the party will be counted as part of the party.
time should my guests and I arrive at the party?
ask that your guests arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled party time to
allow time for your party host to get groups together and go over rules of play
with your guests. Parties start
playing the miniature golf at your scheduled party time.
that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled party time in order to meet
your host and go over any last minute items.
the party host accompany us on the golf course?
party host will go with the first group of players to manage the
flow of play. For larger parties, at our discretion, we may provide a second party host to help out.
does the party host do?
addition to accompanying the party on the golf course, your party host will set
up your party area, serve pizza, drinks, and cake; help with opening gifts; make
a list of gifts received; and clean up after your party so that you can relax
and enjoy the experience!
I use my own decorations and/or paper products in the party room?
you may use your own decorations and/or paper products in the party area.
We do not permit wall or ceiling decorations, silly string, confetti, or
piñatas . Should you decide to use your own theme products, deliver them to us any time before your party time and we'll set everything up prior to your guests arrival.
gratuities (tips) appropriate?
for your party host are always greatly appreciated.
do I need to bring to the party?
will need to bring either a cake, cup cakes, or cookie cake and candles.
We provide plates, utensils, serving knife, and lighter.
I bring other food and beverages to my party?
sorry but outside food is NOT permitted except for the birthday cake, cup cakes,
or cookie cake.
Additional pizzas and drinks may be purchased for adults. Please let us
know prior to your party if you would like to order additional pizzas or if your guests have special dietary needs.
if I need to reschedule my party?
We understand that things happen. Your $50 deposit will be held if you cancel and can be applied to a party within 1 year of the original party date.
Remember that your deposit is non-refundable (sorry, no exceptions).Due to costs associated with party reservations (staffing, time slot availibility, supplies, etc.), the deposit may only be used towards another party, not "store credit".
long does the party last?
All party packages are scheduled for 2 hours. We focus on firm party times to help you with coordinating times for guest's dropoff & pickup times, as well as
respecting the start time for parties scheduled to follow. Please be assured your party host will keep your party "on course".