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The Short Game (2013)

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The best 7 year old golfers from around the world descend on the world famous Pinehurst Golf course in North Carolina to determine the next world champion and who might become golf's next ... See full summary »

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Josh Greenbaum
4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amari Avery Amari Avery ... Herself
Jed Dy Jed Dy ... Himself
Allan Kournikova Allan Kournikova ... Himself
Zamokuhle Nxasana Zamokuhle Nxasana ... Himself
Alexa Pano Alexa Pano ... Herself
Sky Sudberry Sky Sudberry ... Herself
Augustin Valery Augustin Valery ... Himself
Yang Kuang Yang Kuang ... Himself
Jack Nicklaus ... Himself
Gary Player ... Himself
Annika Sörenstam ... Herself
Chi Chi Rodriguez Chi Chi Rodriguez ... Himself (as Juan 'Chi Chi' Rodriguez)
Don Law Don Law ... Himself
Dan Martin Dan Martin ... Himself
John Nieporte John Nieporte ... Himself
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The best 7 year old golfers from around the world descend on the world famous Pinehurst Golf course in North Carolina to determine the next world champion and who might become golf's next phenomenon. Most of these young prodigies have been holding clubs since before they could walk and are better by the time they are six than most people will be in their lifetime. This is the breeding ground for the PGA and the stakes are huge. The short game follows 9 young golfers vying for the title of 'world champion'. Written by Anonymous

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They are some of the greatest golfers in the world. And they are 7 years old.

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Documentary | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

20 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Μικροί Πρωταθλητές See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,434, 22 September 2013

Gross USA:

$39,819

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,819
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Delirio Films See more »
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Color
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Trivia

The third Netflix original documentary. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the on-screen soundtrack credits, the name of one of the writers of th song "How You Like Me Now," Arlester Christian, has his first and last names incorrectly reversed into Christian Arlester. See more »

Connections

Version of The Short Game (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
Written By Paul Simon
Performed By The Hit Crew
Courtesy of Drew's Enterainment
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Really well made
9 October 2018 | by mark-farrow-audiopostSee all my reviews

I hadn't heard of this doco before I stumbled on it in Netflix. I'm a big fan of sports doco's especially 30 for 30. This is so well produced, I loved all the human moments of this doco, and the kids passion golf at 7 or 8 is hard to believe.


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