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Bobby Jones - Stroke of Genius

Rating:PG (for language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 30, 2004
Running time:120 minutes
Cast:Jim Caviezel, Jeremy Northam, Claire Forlani, Aidan Quinn, Connie Ray
Director:Rowdy Herrington
Producer:Kim Dawson, Tim Moore, John Shepherd
Writer:Rowdy Herrington
Distributor:Film Foundry Releasing

Description: Before Tiger Woods, before Jack Nicklaus, there shined one of the most gifted natural athletes the world has ever known -- Bobby Jones. His competitive zeal and mastery of golf propelled him into the national spotlight. But, pressure from family, friends, fans, and press turned his fun into toil. He was a great champion because he was the best at his game, but he was a hero because he realized there was something far more important in life. In an ironic twist of fate, Jones was crippled with a degenerative back disorder, syringomyelia. True to his character, he stated simply that one must "play the ball as it lies."

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