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Rated
PG
Runtime 120 min
Ratings
63% critics Rotten Tomatoes
82% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 8+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, Sport
Release 09/30/05
Actors James Paxton, Tom Rack, Armand Laroche, Peter Hurley
Directors Bill Paxton
Near the turn of the twentieth century, young Harry Vardon becomes a champion golfer but learns that his amazing skill is no match for the class boundaries that exclude him from "gentlemanly" English society. A dozen years later, a young American, Francis Ouimet, fights against the same prejudice, as well as his own father's disdain, for a chance to participate in the U.S. Open against his idol -- Harry Vardon. The struggles of both men for acceptance provides the background for an amazing contest of skills.
Genre Biography, Drama, Sport
Release 09/30/05
Actors James Paxton, Tom Rack, Armand Laroche, Peter Hurley
Directors Bill Paxton
Near the turn of the twentieth century, young Harry Vardon becomes a champion golfer but learns that his amazing skill is no match for the class boundaries that exclude him from "gentlemanly" English society. A dozen years later, a young American, Francis Ouimet, fights against the same prejudice, as well as his own father's disdain, for a chance to participate in the U.S. Open against his idol -- Harry Vardon. The struggles of both men for acceptance provides the background for an amazing contest of skills.