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Top 10 Golf Movies of All Time

Top 10 Golf Movies of All Time

What to watch when you’re missing golf a little extra. We’ve got 10 great golf themed movies compiled by our Sales Analyst and self-proclaimed “golf fanatic” Nate Schwalm. Get into the spirit of the season and enjoy these movies for every mood of your stay-at-home lifestyle.

Check out the list below:

1. Caddyshack


Arguably one of the funniest movies of all time, and it just so happens to be a golf movie.

If you enjoy slap-stick humor, classic actors, and golf, this movie is a must watch.

Where to watch: Available on Youtube, Google Play Store, iTunes, Vudu, and Amazon Prime from $3.99

2. Greatest Game Ever Played

Shia LaBeouf does an incredible job portraying what it’s like to play golf at a high level in 1913 and not be apart of society’s elite.

Based on a true story, the Greatest Game Ever Played portrays one of the biggest moments in golf’s history, an amateur winning a major championship.

Where to watch: Available on Youtube, Google Play Store, iTunes, Vudu, and Amazon Prime from $2.99 and with a Disney+ subscription

3. Happy Gilmore

Nothing pokes more fun at the stereotype of golf better than Happy Gilmore.

A want-to-be hockey player turned golfer can’t adjust to golf’s subtle culture.

Entering the golf world with the attitude and temperament of a hockey player makes this movie a must see.

Where to watch: Available on Youtube, Google Play Store, iTunes, Vudu, and Amazon Prime from $3.99 and on Hulu with a subscription

4. Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius

Bobby Jones, American amateur golfer and one of the most important figures in golf history for his contributions to the sport, including the founding and co-design of the Augusta National Golf Club.

This movie is an incredible display to everything Bobby Jones went through in his journey to become one of the faces of golf forever. His battles mentally, physically, and on the course give a great sense of what it means to play the sport of golf.

Where to watch: Available on Youtube, Google Play Store, iTunes, Vudu, and Amazon Prime from $3.99 and free with Sony Crackle

5. Tin Cup

Comedy, drama, and romance. This movie has it all!

Tin Cup is a real golf story based loosely on the life of Gary McCord.

A golf pro with an attitude turned golf instructor meets a girl worth fighting for and a passion is reignited.

Where to watch: Available on Youtube, Google Play Store, iTunes, Vudu, and Amazon Prime from $3.99

6. Legend of Bagger Vance

A golf movie with both Matt Damon and Will Smith? Count me in.

Legend of Bagger Vance is a great story of personal development and learning to trust and grow from the people who have your best interest at heart.

Set in the Great Depression, is a great story of how people can find something worth fighting for in the darkest of times.

Where to watch: Available on Youtube, Google Play Store, iTunes, Vudu, and Amazon Prime from $2.99 and on Hulu with subscription

7. Follow The Sun: A Ben Hogan Story

A great, old fashioned take on the entire story of Ben Hogan.

How a Texan man takes the challenge of turning from golf caddy to golf pro with the help of his loved ones.

This movie takes you through Hogan’s perspective and his experience of World War 2 and tragic life events.

Where to watch: Available to purchase on Amazon DVD or VHS from $15.85

8. Who’s Your Caddy?

Who’s Your Caddy? (2007) Directed by Don Michael Paul Shown: poster art

Somewhat of a Caddyshack knock off, but doesn’t mean it is not funny.

If you love golf and playing fun at stereotypes that the game holds, you will get a kick out of this one!

Where to watch: Available on Youtube, Google Play Store, iTunes from $9.99 and Amazon Prime from $3.99

9. Miracle on the 17th Green

A great story of sacrifice and giving it all to try to make it pro in golf.

Whether you are a golf enthusiast or never touched foot on a green, anyone can enjoy this feel-good sports movie.

Where to watch: Available for purchase on Amazon from $27.90

10. A Gentleman’s Game

An interesting take on a father-son relationship with the game of golf.

A Gentleman’s Game is rooted in the efforts to try and prove others wrong while finding the motivation to do the things you love.

Where to watch: Available for purchase on Amazon from $12.05

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