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Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)

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

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Big Bob Jones
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Clara Jones
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Bobby (14) (as Thomas 'Bubba' Lewis)
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Grandfather Jones
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Angus
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Stewart Maiden
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Perry Adair
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Storyline

Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., aka "Bobby Jones" rises from complete obscurity to become a golfing legend. Jones overcomes his own fierce temper, intense passion, and perfectionist tendencies to master the game and win the Grand Slam, the U.S., British, and Amateur Opens in golf, a feat unequaled even today. But it is Jones's style, personality, and character that separate him from the other professionals in his field. When Jones realizes that his unparalleled success may be destroying those he loves he's presented with an astounding proposition, one that shocks the world. Written by IMDb Editors

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golf | competition | temper | dog | alcohol | See more »

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There are finer things than winning championships. See more »


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Rated PG for language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

30 April 2004 (USA)  »

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Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,233,297 (USA) (30 April 2004)

Gross:

$2,694,071 (USA) (18 June 2004)
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Goofs

While sitting in a classroom, Jones is taking notes with his left hand. Bobby Jones was right handed. See more »

Quotes

O.B. Keeler: It's 110 in the shade.
Robert Tyre Jones, Jr.: Well, I guess it's a good thing we don't have to play in the shade.
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Crazy Credits

Tippe Moore for job "production dog" and Sidney for job "post-production dog" See more »

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Featured in Hollywood's Top Ten: Par for the Course (2011) See more »

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The Blue Danube Waltz, Opus 314
(1867)
Written by Johann Strauß (uncredited)
Arranged by J.A.C. Redford (as Jac Redford)
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A Gentleman and a Great Golfer!
13 May 2005 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

My dad loved golf, and I wish I did. Unfortunately, I'm like my mom--as unathletic as you can get. But I enjoyed this film about the greatest amateur golfer who ever lived.

Bobby Jones didn't do it for the money. Isn't that an anachronism in this sports-crazed age of million dollar salaries! Bobby's record as the only golfer to win the big three of golf tournaments still stands. He walked away from it after this accomplishment to devote his life to his family.

I really like this movie. It portrayed a time when values meant something. Jim Caviezel does a great job as do the rest of the cast. The guy who plays Jones' arch rival, Walter Kagan almost steals the movie.


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