Roy tin cup mcavoy, a failed pro golfer who lives at the rundown driving range which he manages with his sidekick and caddy romeo in the west texas tin pot town of salome, ends up signing over ownership to a madam of show girls to pay off debts. The 5 most authentic golf moments in tin cup and 5 others that rang hollow. Roy insists on breaking the course record, but romeo implores him to play safely to qualify. Golfers, track your usga handicap index, post your golf scores and print your usga handicap card. Caddyshack is great and so is bagger vance, but tin cup has that special scene at the. Open, but decides to buck the odds and go for it all on one shot. Set on the historic 500acre otero ranch, the tubac golf resort of tin cup fame, features 27 holes, 18 of which were designed by red lawrence and nine holes crafted by local architect ken kavanaugh in 2006. While i doubt tin cup will be considered a classic, i enjoyed it for what it wasa lighthearted romantic comedy with a feelgood ending. The numerous golf dramas and biopics have been generally mediocre either through lack of golf authenticity actors who cant swing or other inherent weakness golfers who cant act. Later you see a full shot of the pad and there are only small doodles at the top of the page, nothing in the middle. Tin cup is smartly written, feelgood, and charming romantic comedysports movie, without all the usual cliches and conventions, especially with its daring and true ending.
The outing raises funds for the local early intervention program of outagamie and winnebago counties and is a yearly big. Interested in playing the course where tin cup was filmed. The famous hole from tin cup should be on every golfers. So its no surprise that tin cup, a blandly appealing romantic comedy about a golf pro kevin costner, has almost the same plot as kingpin. Tin cups most famous hole should be on every golfers bucket list. The santa rita course was closed for three days for filming. Caddyshack is great and so is bagger vance, but tin cup has that special scene at the end. Several years after the films release, the stars of tin cup costner.
These movies from the 80s and 90s were filmed in and. Aug 16, 2016 the 5 most authentic golf moments in tin cup and 5 others that rang hollow. This trail offers some great courses at great values. Unfortunately, the waffle house has been torn down for a highway overpass to be constructed. Some of the film was shot in kingwood, texas, and some was shot at tubac gc in tubac, arizona. The lightning storm this is the best round of my life, bishop fred pickering exults in caddyshack as the skies open above him. Happy 62nd tin cup the story behind the hole iowa golf course.
Arnett, 52, qualified for his first senior open by shooting at 69 at deerwood golf club in kingwood, texas, the course where the golf classic tin cup was filmed arnett safely flew the water. Sure, caddyshack is a laugh riot, but its hardly what youd call the pinnacle of cinematic art. Tin cup was filmed at various locations in texas, arizona, and california. We played 18 holes of golf in perfect 77 degree weather. The tubac golf resort and spa was made famous by kevin costners 1996 movie tin cup, where many of the scenes were filmed. Designed in 1959 by renowned golf course architect robert red lawrence, the original 18hole course is widely considered to be. When you hit a perfect golf shot, a tuning fork goes off in your heart. Jan 18, 2017 in reality, kingwood country club just northeast of houston, texas was used for much of the movie. Located south of tucson and north of the border, you will find tubac golf resort, canoa ranch golf club, rio rico golf club and several others. Or in caddyshacks case, the greatest movie in movie history. A reallife tin cup story at the senior open the boston globe. The only unnatural aspect of tubac is tin cup lake, dug for the filming of the movie. Kingwood country club is comprised of five courses island, lake, marsh, forest and deerwood. Much of the action was filmed in tucson, and its fun to spot local landmarks.
The resort buildings and restaurant are really quite lovely. Some sources state that longview, texas, was the location of that. Red lawrence designed the original golf course, which works around the santa cruz river. Our tin cup golf trail is home to tubac golf club, where the movie tin cup was filmed. Hong kong sha tin horse race course horse racing 1985. 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 won a bet by knocking a pelican off its roost. Again later you see the note pad with more doodles on it but they dont match the action shown at the beginning of the phone. Had a stellar fuckin time and will most definitely make my way back down here.
Tin cups most famous hole should be on every golfers bucket. Aug 16, 2019 yes, the famous hole from tin cup is a real golf holeand we explain why it should be on every golfers bucket list. A new nine holes eight of which were designed by ken kavanaugh opened in 2006. Scenes for tin cup were shot on the forest course and deerwood, as well as at the kingwood clubhouse for the bar scene, where. After finishing the tin cup holes on the rancho nine, golfers are introduced to the tubac triangle, a scenic but difficult threehole stretch that features the longest par 4, par 3 and par 5 at tubac. Despite the resorts hollywood connection, the feeling at tubac is about as far from tinseltown as you can get. While i doubt tin cup will be considered a classic, i enjoyed it for what it was a lighthearted romantic comedy with a feelgood ending. Since there were none on the course the filmmakers built one. Tegenwoordig beheert hij een drivingrange in het westen van texas. Tubac golf resort is not for tin cup fans only golfarizona.
Again, striving for authenticity, the usga came in to set up the course for how it might play at a national championship. Tin cup was filmed here but there are so many better reasons to come and play. I would suggest that course to anyone sooo thank you tubac. The golf scenes in tin cup were shot largely on three golf courses.
Apr 26, 2017 tin cup was filmed at various locations in texas, arizona, and california. I could relate to cups lazy bachelor lifestyle and diet that consists pretty much of beer, hot dogs and dunkin donuts. The acting is more than competent and the characters have real human weaknesses. The 5 most authentic golf moments in tin cup and 5. I could relate to cup s lazy bachelor lifestyle and diet that consists pretty much of beer, hot dogs and dunkin donuts. Golf may be utterly pointless but it has inspired some of the greatest moments in movie history.
When filming at the tubac golf resort in the arizona desert, the script called for a water hazard. I also enjoyed the appearances of the real golf pros and announcers some of the movies best moments are on the golf course and with the banter of the announcers and tv producers behind the scenes. The building unfortunately was rebuilt and is now a pizza hut. Much of the movie tin cup was shot at tubac golf resort in arizona, but its most famous scene where roy mcavoy, played by kevin costner, drowns a bunch of balls before holing out on the 18th hole of the u. But this is a fun movie about lovable screw up who gets his gold life and love life together. Roys shot ends up on the fringe of the green, not on the putting surface itself an important difference, but dewey collects the bet.
The golf courses used in filming were not disclosed. Jun 27, 2017 the laconic arnett, 52, has no problem with the label especially considering that he earned his way into the 38th u. Each one presented a new set of difficulties and challenges. Championship golf course at the university of new mexico in albuquerque and tubac golf resort in tucson where the movie tin cup was filmed. The desert course was devoid of water hazards before the movie was filmed there and a fountainladen body of water with a plaque on its shore marking it as tin cup lake is still the only water. What is the name of the golf course from the movie tin cup.
The spectacular shots of the canadian landscape were filmed in waterton area in alberta. The series used the studios of the newly opened calgary film centre as general headquarters. Phoenix area golf course heritage course at the wigwam. One day, producers from tin cup showed up at muellers. Walk in the footsteps of roy tin cup mcavoy at tubac golf resort south of.
The movies 18th hole is actually the 4th hole on kingwoods deerwood course. The four diamond tubac golf resort and spa was made famous by kevin costners 1996 movie tin cup, where many of the scenes were filmed. Jul, 2011 the desert course was devoid of water hazards before the movie was filmed there and a fountainladen body of water with a plaque on its shore marking it as tin cup lake is still the only water. With cows roaming the fairways and native oaks sprinkled throughout the golf course, its the antithesis of superficial.
Senior open by shooting a 3underpar 69 at deerwood golf club, the kingwood, texas, course where the pivotal scene in tin cup was filmed. Five of the new holes begin the anza nine, which is highlighted by a tpc sawgrasslike island green par 3 next to the clubhouse restaurant. But when he sees her, a tuning fork goes off in his heart, and elsewhere. Santa rita golf course public located near the santa rita mountains southeast of tucson, this is not a highend course. In reality, kingwood country club just northeast of houston, texas was used for much of the movie. Nov 28, 2016 sha tin horse race course in hong kong filmed in 1985 by the team from with you were here if you would like to license a clip from this video please e mail. Swing away at the tubac golf resort and spa philantopia. Kev costners tin cup lives in a charming, laid back world of run down driving ranges, waffle house restaurants and golf courses. Beautiful 27 hole lay out where tin cup was filmed. Golf digest may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased. Tin cups most famous hole should be on every golfers. Jan 23, 2009 the david simms charity classic at the beginning of tin cup was filmed at tupac golf resort in tubac, arizona. Tin cup kevin costner was once a golf champion at the university of. This is the course where the movie tin cup with kevin costner was filmed which adds a fun side story.
The laconic arnett, 52, has no problem with the label especially considering that he earned his way into the 38th u. Tin star was primarily filmed in high river 33 miles south of calgary, doubling as the fictional town of little big bear. Kevin costner, rene russo, don johnson, cheech marin, linda hart, dennis burkley, rex linn, lou myers, richard lineback, george perez, mickey jones, michael milhoan, gary mccord, craig stadler, peter jacobsen, jim nantz, peter kostis and phil mickelson. When roy is about to hit the ball off the portapotty, the tv commentator bets romeo that he wont hit the shot onto the green. There are seven golf courses in green valley that are open. Red course book tee times online wigwam golf resort.
Made famous by the movie tin cup, this arizona golf course was originally designed in 1959 by renowned golf course architect robert red lawrence. Most recently, the location is at ballantyne resort golf course. Though only a portion of the movie tin cup was shot near houston, this 1996 movie makes our list based solely on the gutwrenching golf course meltdown that roy tin cup mcavoyplayed by kevin costnersuffers at the end of the film. Arizonas tubac golf resort is where tin cup came to life. When renee is talking to her mentor on the phone she begins by doodling a spiral from top to bottom on the note pad in front of her. Since there were none on the course the filmmakers built one and named it tin cup lake. Nicknamed the desert fox for his brilliant design of desert forest golf club in carefree, arizona, lawrences other notable designs include the championship golf course at the university of new mexico in albuquerque and tubac golf resort in tucson where the movie tin cup was filmed. The wigwams red course is a favorite among locals and club members.
Coming from seattle, ill gladly take it for november golf. The 500acre property, located near tucson, arizona, features 27 holes and has been the setting of numerous films, including the golf movie tin cup starring kevin costner. The course was a little beat up, but not bad at all. Designed in 1959 by renowned golf course architect robert red lawrence, the original 18hole course was widely considered to be the jewel of southern arizona golf courses. Yes, the famous hole from tin cup is a real golf holeand we explain why it should be on every golfers bucket list. I was 12 over for the first 5 holes, then 3 over for the rest of the round. Tin cup is een amerikaanse romantische komedie annex sportfilm uit 1996 onder regie. Yes, the famous hole from tin cup is a real golf holeand we explain.664 360 757 83 1226 956 1471 1135 214 1503 1560 359 424 28 1174 1430 409 459 540 188 1190 1433 7 1120 126 1017 236 207 1184 1417 1130 759 376 1496 1090 1203 152 462 304 284 1266 799 1311