Best Golf Movies – Complete List of Films

Here is a complete list of movies centered around the game of golf. The films are not in any particular order but the more well known and popular ones are closer to the top of the list, lower down are films made for TV and lower production golf movies.

Have we missed any? We’ll add them to the list.

golf-movie-list-The-Legend-of-Bagger-VanceThe Legend of Bagger Vance [2000]

A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy. (PG-13 126 mins.)

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golf-movie-list-tin-cupTin Cup [1996]

A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival’s girlfriend. (R 135 mins.)

golf-movie-list-happy-gilmoreHappy Gilmore [1996]

A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother’s house. (PG-13 92 mins.)

golf-movie-list-a-gentlemans-gameA Gentleman’s Game [2001]

A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club. (R 112 mins.)

golf-movie-list-caddyshackCaddyshack [1980]

An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. (R 98 mins.)

golf-movie-list-caddyshack-2Caddyshack II [1988]

When a crass new-money tycoon’s membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park. (PG 98 mins.)

golf-movie-list-greatest-game-ever-playedThe Greatest Game Ever Played [2005]

In the 1913 US Open, 20-year-old Francis Ouimet played against his idol, 1900 US Open champion, Englishman Harry Vardon. (PG 120 mins.)

golf-movie-list-golf-punksGolf Punks [1998]

An out-of-work golf pro gets pulled into teaching the game to the “Bad News Bears” equivalent of young golfers at a public course. (PG 92 mins.)

golf-movie-list-bobby-jones-stroke-of-geniusBobby Jones, Stroke of Genius [2004]

Jim Caviezel stars as golf legend Bobby Jones, the icon who retired from competition at the tender age of 28. (PG 120 mins.)

golf-movie-list-from-the-roughFrom The Rough [2013]

Dr. Catana Starks made history as the first woman and the first African American woman to coach a men’s college golf team. (PG – 97 mins.)

golf-movie-list-whos-your-caddyWho’s Your Caddy? [2007]

When a rap mogul tries to join a conservative country club, he runs into opposition from the board President- but it’s nothing that he and his entourage can’t handle. (PG-13 93 mins.)

golf-movie-list-becoming-redwoodBecoming Redwood [2012]

Redwood Forrest Hanson dreams that if he can beat Jack Nicklaus at the 1975 Masters of golf, he’ll reunite his parents forever. (NR 98 mins.)

golf-movie-list-seven-days-in-utopiaSeven Days in Utopia [2011]

After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher. (G 100 mins.)

golf-movie-list-pat-and-mikePat and Mike [1952]

Pat a brilliant athlete (Katharine Hepburn) who loses her confidence whenever her charming but undermining fiancé is around. The ladies golf championship is within her reach until she gets flustered by his presence. He wants her to give up her goal and marry him, but Pat does not give up on herself that easily. She enlists the help of Mike (Spencer Tracy), a slightly shady sports promoter. (PG 95 mins.)

golf-movie-list-birdie-and-bogeyBirdie & Bogey [2009]

Danny takes Birdie along for the ride as his caddy, when Danny starts to win with the help of his twelve-year old daughter’s coaching, everyone takes notice. But when Birdie’s life is threaten with a deadly disease, Danny must find a way to carry on alone so that he may fulfill his daughters dying wish. (NR 99 mins.)

golf-movie-list-the-foursomeThe Foursome [2006]

When four buddies reunite for the first time at their college reunion, they are immediately challenged by Rick Foster (Kevin Dillon) who didn’t come to laugh about old times, but to win some cash in a not-so-friendly game of All-American golf. (PG-13 80 mins.)

golf-movie-list-dead-solid-perfectDead Solid Perfect [1988]

A second-string pro golfer desprate for his shot at success tours the country. A realisting view of his adventures (or lack of them) while he tours the country. (NR 93 mins.)

golf-movie-list-miracle-on-the-17th-greenMiracle on the 17th Green [1999]

A 50 year old adman (Robert Urich) loses his job. Rather than facing trying to find a new job, he decides to try to make it on the senior golf tour. This causes him to neglect his wife (Meredith Baxter) and family. (NR 100 mins.)

golf-movie-list-29-and-holding29 and Holding [2004]

Mike Lesley and Jeff Smith are turning 30 and believe their care-free days are about to be over. Mike is the likeable slacker of the two. He is a substitute teacher who works well with kids, but would rather live on the golf course than be working. (NR 89 mins.)

golf-movie-list--resversal-of-fortuneReversal of Fortune (Yeokjeone Sanda) [2003]

His life in shambles after youthful dreams of becoming a golf champion yield disappointing results, bored stock exchange worker Seungwan receives a second chance at success after a freak accident puts his life back on track. South Korean film. (NR 110 mins.)

golf-movie-list-par-6Par 6 [2002]

A cynical man returns to his family’s homestead in Texas and starts up a golf course with his brothers and sisters. (NR 100 mins.)

golf-movie-list-mulliganMulligan [2000]

For Jordan (Steve Lattery), golf is hard but life is harder. King (Cedric Yarbrough) is back from the military a “new” and approved man, but no one is interested in listening to advice from the former party animal as the old King was a lot more fun. (NR 86 mins.)

golf-movie-list-the-tiger-woods-storyThe Tiger Woods Story [1998]

The Tiger Woods Story tells the tale of a nice young man with an incredible, seemingly innate talent for the game of golf who, through hard work and dedication, becomes a great success in the sport of his choice. (PG-13 90 mins.)

golf-movie-list-The-Man-With-The-Perfect-SwingThe Man With The Perfect Swing [1995]

A passion for golf drives this story about fame, schemes and paying the bills. Having successfully failed at everything, Anthony “Babe” Lombardo rises from his couch potato life with one last hope. He invents the perfect golf swing that he believes will revolutionize the game. Determined to make it bankable, Babe frantically maneuvers amidst suspicious investors, vanishing friends and a disenchanted wife. (NR 95 mins.)

golf-movie-list-the-accidental-golferThe Accidental Golfer  (Den ofrivillige golfaren) [1991]

I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the boyfriend accepts the bet, and he is chosen to be the competitor. Stig-Helmer has never played the game before, but his Norwegian friend Ole promises to help him. – Written by Per Bratt (NR 107 mins.)

golf-movie-list-banningBanning [1967]

A playboy golf pro down is on his luck. Kicked off the circuit for alleged cheating he is forced to hustle for a living. Moving from one Country Club to another, he uses his talents to hustle golf and women while trying to stay one step ahead of an irate loan shark. (PG 102 mins.)

golf-movie-list-golf-in-the-kingdomGolf in the Kingdom [2010]

The year is 1956. American philosophy student Michael is traveling en route to India when he decides to stop at Links of Burningbush in Scotland for one last round of golf before giving up the game for good. (PG 86 mins.)

golf-movie-list-love-in-the-roughLove in the Rough [1930]

When shipping clerk Jack Kelly is recruited by his employer to help his golf game, his boss insists he conceal his humble identity at the country club. (NR 84 mins.)


golf-movie-list-the-caddyThe Caddy [1953]

Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony. (NR 93 mins.)

golf-movie-list-follow-the-sunFollow the Sun [1951]

Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter A bio-drama of the true story of golf pro Ben Hogan, whose comeback after a devastating car accident was as inspirational as it was remarkable. (G 93 mins.)

golf-movie-list-west-of-broadwayWest of Broadway [1926]

When Bruce Elwood, a Wyoming rancher, hears that golf-champion Freddie Hayden is in an area golf tournament, he sends word that he would like Freddie to come teach golf lessons at his Cowboy Golf Club. Upon arriving, and much to the dismay of Elwood, Freddie turns out to be a woman. She remains and the ranch cowboys neglect their work to take lessons from Freddie. Bad Willie, the area’s leading cattle rustler and baddest badman, also is attracted to Freddie. – Written by Les Adams (NR 58 mins.)

golf-movie-list-fairway-to-heavenFairway to Heaven [2007]

Par-Tee for the course. (90 mins.)

golf-movie-list-golf-ballsGolf Balls! [1999]

Pennytree Golf Club…lavish clubhouse, manicured greens, 18 holes of golfing paradise…NOT! Tattered and almost without any customers, Pennytree has become the target of a takeover by it’s neighbor and competitor, Bentwood Country Club. Inspired by a freak accident, Liberty Pennytree hatches a plan to bring in more golfers and crush takeover plans. (R 86 mins.)


golf-movie-list-bladesBlades [1989]

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Putt. Golf – A Game of Hooks, Slices and … Slaughter (R 101 mins.)

golf-movie-list-hole-in-oneHole in One [2010]

A gifted golfer but undisciplined college-undergrad finds his world rocked after losing a bet. His bad-boy attitude lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as he loses his money, girlfriends and dignity. He fights to become the man he should have been all along. (PG-13 100 mins.)

golf-movie-list-the-greenskeeperThe Greenskeeper [2002]

Assistant greenskeeper invites friends for a country club birthday party. A killer dressed as a greenskeeper crashes the party and kills people with golf tools. (R 90 mins.)

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