The Phantom of the Open

The Phantom of the Open

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN tells the remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator and optimistic dreamer from Barrow-in-Furness who, with the support of his family and friends, managed to gain entry to the 1976 British Open qualifying, despite never playing a round of golf before. With pluckiness and unwavering self-belief, Maurice pulls off a series of stunning, hilarious and heartwarming attempts to compete at the highest level of professional golf, drawing the ire of the golfing elite but becoming a British folk hero in the process.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Craig Roberts

Writers:

  • Scott Murray
  • Simon Farnaby

Producers:

  • Alison Thompson
  • Arabella Gilbert
  • Christelle Conan
  • Christine Langan
  • Craig Roberts
  • Emma Duffy
  • James Swarbrick
  • Kate Glover
  • Mamito Kukwikila
  • Mark Gooder
  • Mark Rylance
  • Mary Burke
  • Nichola Martin
  • Peter Touche
  • Rose Garnett
  • Sam Myer
  • Simon Farnaby
  • Tom Miller

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