Caddyshack (1980) - Plot Summary Poster


Plot Summary

  • Comical goings on at an exclusive golf club. All the members are wealthy and eccentric, and all the staff are poor and slightly less eccentric. The main character is 'Danny'; he's a caddy who will do almost anything to raise money to go to college. There are many subplots, including the assistant green keeper's pursuit of a cute (obviously stuffed) gopher.

    - Written by Rob Hartill
  • Danny Noonan is a young caddy at Bushwood Country Club who has no idea about where his future will lead. His best chance at getting his life on track is to earn a caddy scholarship from Judge Elihu Smails, the owner of the Country Club. Al Czervik is a rude, and overly eccentric millionaire who has interests in purchasing Bushwood. Judge Smails shows a quick disliking towards Al and soon there is a conflict between the Judge and Al, the Judge and Danny, and even between the Judge and Ty Webb the charming golfer who is slowly helping Danny figure out his real goals. On the outside of this is Carl Spackler the Golf Course Grounds keeper, who's goal is eliminate a rampaging gopher who is chewing up holes throughout the golf course.

    - Written by jezzy t
  • A millionaire wants to turn a golf course into a new property development, but the president of the golf club doesn't like the idea. This is the basic 'plot' which hides behind the many antics of the employees and players on the golf course.

    - Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>
  • An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

    - Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@imdb.com>


Danny Noonan (Michael O'Keefe) is an underacheving 17-year-old guy who works as a caddy at the upscale Bushwood Country Club in Beverly Hills to earn enough money to go to college...

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