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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
3 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 »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,326, 27 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$38,856, 29 September 2013
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Delirio Films See more »
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Color
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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 »

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Version of The Short Game (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

How You Like Me Now
Written By Arlester Christian (as Christian Arlester), Christopher Ellul, Spencer Page, Kelvin Swaby, Daniel Taylor
Performed By The Heavy
Courtesy of Counter Records/Ninja Tune
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Wonderful, charming, endearing. Must See
10 June 2013 | by lynneknaufSee all my reviews

I saw this film at South by Southwest and was so charmed I cant wait to see it again. I have recommended it to anyone how has kids, plays golf or just loves a good real life story. The young stars of the movie carry it alone, but the story of their lives, hard work, friendships and families make it personal and easy to relate to. These are 7 year old children from all over the world, each with a different life story who come together in serious competition, with talent beyond imagining and aspirations to be the next Tiger Woods, Gary Player or Jack Nicholson....even the girls! You will laugh with them, cry for them and root for them all, but alas not everyone can win. So you will have to watch it yourself to see. You wont be sorry.


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