The motion picture Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius stars Jim Caviezel as the famous golfer from the 1920s whose early struggles later gave way to what some consider the greatest golf career ever.
'Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius': What's It About?
The movie Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
is a biopic - a biographical movie dramatizing the life and achievements of the legendary golfer. The movies shows viewers Bobby Jones
' development as a golfer in his teens, his struggles to live up to early promise, and then the spectacular success he achieved in his 20s. The movie also delves into Jones' off-course achievements (particularly his law career), as well as some of his personal demons. Walter Hagen
and the journalist O.B. Keeler are other real-life figures who are portrayed in the movie. Read a more in-depth overview of the movie plot
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Theatrical release date: April 30, 2004
MPAA Rating: PG
Available on DVD: Yes (compare prices)
'Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius': Principal Cast
A Bobby Jones-Walter Hagen match is featured in the movie.Bobby Jones Film
Jim Caviezel as "Bobby Jones"
Claire Forlani as "Mary Jones"
Jeremy Northam as "Walter Hagen"
Malcolm McDowell as "O.B. Keeler"
Connie Ray as "Clara Jones"
Brett Rice as "Big Bob"
Devon Gearhart as "Bobby age 8"
Thomas Lewis as "Bobby age 14"
Allen O'Reilly as "Grantland Rice"
Aidan Quinn as "Harry Vardon"
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Director: Rowdy Herrington
Writers: Rowdy Herrington, Kim Dawson, Bill Pryor, Tony De Paul
Meet the Real Characters
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius is, obviously, about the golfer Bobby Jones. The golfer Walter Hagen also appears as a character in the movie. Read about these two giants of the game:
Bobby Jones biography
Walter Hagen biography
The Making of 'Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius'
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