27 Feb '14, 2pm

Our @tjauclair has the story behind Kevin Costner's famous final-hole scene in the movie "Tin Cup":

In the spirit of the Oscars on Sunday, we decided to take a closer look at “Tin Cup”, one of the greatest golf movies ever made, and specifically, the memorable final scene where Kevin Costner’s character makes a 12 on the final hole of the U.S. Open. It’s served as a rallying cry for a stubborn, go-for-broke, never-lay-up attitude that a lot of golfers (and movie goers) found refreshing. The course, at least in the movie, is set in North Carolina. RELATED: President Obama makes "Caddyshack" reference | "Caddyshack" writer/director dead at 69 In reality, Kingwood Country Club (just northeast of Houston, Texas) was used for much of the movie. Kingwood Country Club is comprised of five courses (Island , Lake , Marsh , Forest and Deerwood ). Scenes for "Tin Cup" were shot on the Forest Course and Deerwood, as well as at the Kingwood clubhouse for the bar scene, where Costner ...

Full article: http://www.pga.com/news/golf-buzz/story-behind-infamous-t...

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