Arguably the greatest golf movie ever made, and without doubt the late Bill Paxton's masterpiece as a film maker.
As a sports movie its imaginative cinematography, masterful pace, razor sharp cuts/editing, and player psychological imagery, make this film rise way above the typical pastoral approach to filming golf and make it delightfully exciting! The film score is memorably and expertly matches films excitement.
As a story, the script and dialogue is captivating and really makes you care about the protagonists and antagonists. That fact it is a True story makes it perfect. Stellar casting and performances.