Which golf movie ranked number 1 for golf movies in IMDb as at 1 February, 2019?

The 2005 movie ‘The Greatest Game Ever Played’ is about a 20 year old amateur’s victory over his idol in the 1913 US Open. Spoiler alert! Francis Ouimet beat Harry Vardon and Ted Ray in a playoff!

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  • The Greatest Game Ever Played has an IMDb rating of 7.5. The next two are other well known golf movies: Caddyshack @ 7.3 and Happy Gilmore @ 7.0. 
  • Shia LeBeouf has French ancestry and plays the role of Francis Ouimet who also has French ancestry (French Canadian on his father’s side to be exact).
  • The movie was in release for 9 weeks and grossed just over $15M. An interesting comparison with Caddyshack which grossed near $40M
  • This is the link in IMDB of golf movies ranked according to their IMDb ranking.
  • If you’re interested in the facts about the actual tournament here’s the Wikipedia listing

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