The Best Golf Movies and TV Shows on Free Services
Finding a good Golf movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Golf movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Free Services.
What it's about: At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist Judge Smails, and then the caddy golf tournament which Smails sponsors.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
2. The Big Break
What it's about: The Big Break is the Golf Channel's reality television program. The show's premise is to award an aspiring professional golfer exemptions into selected events on certain tours. The series debuted on October 6, 2003. Currently, the show airs at 9 p.m. Eastern time/6 p.m. Pacific time every Monday or Tuesday. Tom Abbott replaced Vince Cellini as the male host at Big Break Sandals Resorts in the spring of 2010. Stephanie Sparks stayed on as host.Each episode is an hour long, though each season finale is two hours long. The show's chief signature is a giant rock that bears its logo. Until the 11th edition, there was a side rock with the Roman numeral identifying the edition. Now, each show is referred to only by its location.
Where to Watch: 70 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Peacock). 31 episodes (44%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
3. The Legend of Bagger Vance
What it's about: World War I has left golfer Rannulph Junuh a poker-playing alcoholic, his perfect swing gone. Now, however, he needs to get it back to play in a tournament to save the financially ravaged golf course of a long-ago sweetheart. Help arrives in the form of mysterious caddy Bagger Vance.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Philo & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
4. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York
What it's about: When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin’ In New York." The show, taped at the Paramount Theater in Madison Square Garden and winner of the 1992 CableACE Award, is a perfect blend of biting social commentary and more gently-observed observational pieces.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
5. Who's Your Caddy?
What it's about: Superstar rap mogul C-Note wants to join the Carolina Pines Golf & Country Club, but faces stiff opposition from the establishment's snooty members. C-Note forces the issue by purchasing the land adjacent to the golf course's 17th hole. As the club leaders search for a way to revoke his membership, C-Note realizes his family's honor and golf history are at stake, and digs in for the fight of his life.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
What it's about: Over the course of one night, Sarah meets the handsome, captivating and smooth talking Lewis, who aims to be the bait in a sick sexual trap set up by himself and his low-life, rich kid housemate Kenneth. When their ruse backfires, Lewis and Sarah are forced into an unlikely alliance with deadly consequences.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).
7. The Founders
What it's about: The remarkable story of how 13 amateur female golfers fought to form the LPGA in 1950. With the odds stacked against them, they made history.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).
What it's about: Despite being blocked at almost every turn in pursuit of the sport he loved, Seve Ballesteros fought against adversity to become the most spectacular and charismatic golfer to ever play the game.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, IMDb TV & The Roku Channel), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).
9. A Dangerous Game
What it's about: In this sequel to the award-winning You’ve Been Trumped, director Anthony Baxter once again follows American billionaire Donald Trump and a cast of other greedy characters who want to turn some of the Earth’s most precious places into golf courses and playgrounds for the super rich. From the historic site of Dubrovnik to the ancient sand dunes and rolling green hills of the seaside town of Balmedie, these tycoons bully local residents, influence governments, ignore local referendums and even meddle in national environmental policies to acquire their latest trophies. With in-depth interviews and Baxter’s expert storytelling, we learn just how devastating these golf courses can be to the surrounding countryside and water tables. In this funny, inspiring and at times heartbreaking David and Goliath story for the 21st century, the locals don’t give in easily. But will their fight be enough to protect their land and traditional way of life?
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (The Roku Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).