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Top 5 Golf Movies

Posted on: April 28, 2009 4:38 pm
 

There was a reasonable response to my 10 favoriteboxing movies post and football movies as well. OK, I don't know a lot of Golf movies, but I will give it a whirl and put in my top 5 golf movies:

I wonder if Tiger Woods will read this...no chance!!!

1. Caddyshack - a host of characters. Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Ted Knight, and Rodney Dangerfield. Hilarious

2. The Greatest Game Ever Played - the true story of amateur Francis Oimet's upset of Harry Vardon and Ted Ray in the US Open in 1913. Some great special effects.

3. Tin Cup - Kevin Costner plays a down on his luck golfer who plays in the US Open. Don Johnson, Rene Russo and Cheech Marin also star.

4. The Legend of Baggar Vance - Post WWI yarn about a former golfer, and war hero played by Matt Damon. Will Smith's portrayal of the caddy is outstanding...Charlize Theron(my favorite actress) plays the rich girl.

5. Dead Solid Perfect - Randy Quaid as a golfer trying to make it as a pro. Kathryn Harrold(still hot) and Jack Warden co star.

Well, those are my favorites...let me know about yours.

Category: Golf
Tags: Golf, Golf Movies
 
Comments

Since: Mar 23, 2008
Posted on: May 13, 2009 12:35 pm
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

What about Follow the Sun?



Since: Mar 21, 2009
Posted on: May 4, 2009 11:30 pm
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

who do you think you are..georga wash?



Since: May 22, 2007
Posted on: May 2, 2009 1:25 pm
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

Hats off to you wondersport...you got Cam Neely from the Dumb and Dumber movie. I had forgotten about that one...this is a great list.

How about some of these:

Jerry MaGuire - Troy Aikman

Any Given Sunday - Lawrence Taylor

Victory -  Pele, and a host of other soccer players from different countries.

Requiem for a Heavyweight - Muhammad Ali.

The Stratton Story - Bill Dickey(NY Yankees hall of famer) Luke Appling, and a host of other major leaguers.

Pride of the Yankees - Babe Ruth

He Got Game - Ray Allen

That's all for now...



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: May 1, 2009 11:07 am
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

1.  Naked Gun - O.J. Simpson

2.  Airplane - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

3.  Ace Ventura - Dan Marino

4.  Blazzing Saddles - Alex Karras

5.  Police Academy - Bubba Smith

6.  Dumb & Dumber - Cam Neely

7.  Something About Mary - Brett Favre

8.  Blue Chips - Shaq

9.  Dodgeball - Lance Armstrong

10.  Space Jam - Michael Jordan

Honorable mention to: Longest Yard - Michael Irvan, Rocky - Carl Weathers, Goonies - John Matuzsak, Cars - Richard Petty (voice), Rookie of the Year - Barry Bonds

I'm sure I missed a few.



Since: May 22, 2007
Posted on: May 1, 2009 10:19 am
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

Wondersport...although interesting, I'm afraid that would take some serious time to develope a top 10 list of those.

My Favorite would be Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Airplane...every time I think of it some of the scenes, I start laughing. Kareem was also in a Bruce Lee movie...a more serious picture. Can't remember the name at the moment.

Do you have one?



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: April 30, 2009 3:46 pm
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

How about doing a Top 10 list of movies with pro sports stars having a cameo or supporting role in.




Since: May 22, 2007
Posted on: April 30, 2009 2:52 pm
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

wondersport...I had forgotten about Dorf on Golf...yes, Tim Conway is a riot. I saw a lot of you picked Happy Gilmore, which probably would have been number 6 for me...Adam Sandler is very popular in sports movies, so I will give him his props.

Golf was a lot tougher because it was hard finding enough movies I had seen. Lucky for me I watch a lot of movies...thanks for the responses guys.



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: April 30, 2009 1:29 pm
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

1. Caddyshack - No reason needed, the movie speaks for itself.

2. Happy Gilmore - Hockey and Golf, a great combination.

3. Tin Cup - Everytime I hear the name Rory McIlroy on the PGA Tour I think of Roy McAvoy.

4. Dead Solid Perfect - Randy Quaid in the lead role.

5. Dorf on Golf - Tim Conway is awesome!!!




Since: Mar 27, 2009
Posted on: April 29, 2009 9:33 am
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

...oh and the Honorable Mention goes to Three Stooges' Three Little Beers. HA!



Since: Mar 27, 2009
Posted on: April 29, 2009 9:29 am
 

Top 5 Golf Movies

I would have assumed movies about golf of all things are pretty shortlisted, but surprisingly there are a lot more than people think.

1. Caddyshack
2. Tin Cup
3. The Legend of Bagger Vance
4. Dead Solid Perfect
5. Happy Gilmore - "...the price is WRONG, Bob!"


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