Amidst the release of the first ever Bollywood film on golf, ‘Freaky Ali’ (Read more), let’s have a look at the TOP 10 golfing movies ever.
10. The Caddy, 1953
The Caddy is a 1953 American film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. It was filmed from November 24, 1952 through February 23, 1953 and was released by Paramount Pictures on August 10, 1953.
9. Dead Solid Perfect, 1988
Dead Solid Perfect is a 1988 American film following the life of a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. It was produced by HBO films and based on the novel of the same name by Dan Jenkins.
8. A Gentleman’s Game, 2001
A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club.
7. Dorf On Golf, 1987
Dorf on Golf is a 1987 comedy film starring Tim Conway, Vincent Schiavelli and Michele Smith. The film is the first in a series of eight films released by Conway using the Dorf sporting theme. The film had a total cast of three.
6. The Greatest Game Ever Played, 2005
The Greatest Game Ever Played is a 2005 biographical sports film based on the early life of golf champion Francis Ouimet. The film was directed by Bill Paxton; Shia LaBeouf plays the role of Ouimet.
5. Bobby Jones: Stroke Of Genius, 2004
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius is a 2004 biographical drama film based on the life of Bobby Jones, the only player in the sport to win all four of the men’s major golf championships in a single season.
4. The Legend Of Bagger Vance, 2000
The Legend of Bagger Vance is a 2000 American film directed by Robert Redford and starring Will Smith, Matt Damon and Charlize Theron.
3. Happy Gilmore, 1996
Adam Sandler’s second popular starring vehicle after Billy Madison is a goofy lowbrow paean to golf, hockey, and the comic hysterics of its childlike star. In Happy Gilmore, Sandler plays the title character, a raw, determined, but ultimately untalented hockey player who keeps trying out for the pros. When Happy discovers his grandmother (Frances Bay) will lose her home if she doesn’t fork over 270,000 dollars to the IRS, he tries to figure out how he can possibly scrounge up the cash.
2. Tin Cup, 1996
Tin Cup is a 1996 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Ron Shelton, and starring Kevin Costner and Rene Russo with Cheech Marin and Don Johnson in major supporting roles.
1. Caddyshack, 1980
An elite country club has to deal with a brash new member and a gopher intent on destroying their beloved golf course.