Greatest Game Ever Played (2005) Rated PG
Based on the 1913 U.S. Open golf championship–at which two equally sympathetic young men, both of whom grew up economically and socially disadvantaged, go club-to-club in one of the most exciting and dramatic athletic events of the 20th century.
Happy Gilmore (1996) Rated PG-13
Although Happy dreams of becoming a professional hockey player, he discovers that his hockey slap shot translates to an astonishing 400 yard tee shot. So when his grandmother loses her home to the IRS, Happy decides to earn the house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways. Before long, Happy is a media sensation, attracting crowds and news cameras wherever he goes. But Happy’s bitter rival has his own plans for the golf superstar, resulting in a riotous, laugh-filled confrontation on the links.
Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) Rated PG-13
The protagonist of this metaphysical fable is Rannulph Junah, Southern aristocrat and World War I hero. In a tournament in Savannah, he defeats two golf pros by following the teachings of his guru, Bagger Vance, a black mystic serving as his caddie.
Tin Cup (1996) Rated R
Shrink Molly Griswold is big city; driving-range pro Roy McAvoy is small time, and he believes only the grandest of gestures can lure her away from a slick touring golf pro and earn her love. So Roy and his dutiful caddy set out to do the impossible: win the U.S. Open.
Pat and Mike (1952) Rated NR
A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process.