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Golf Industry News - Maurice Flitcroft

The Phantom of the Open, a dramatisation of Maurice Flitcroft's attempt to qualify for The Open Championship, is to have its world premiere at the London Film Festival on October 12.

A film about the remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, the crane operator from Barrow-in-Furness who managed to hoodwink the R&A into letting him take part in final qualifying for the 1976 Open Championship, despite never having played golf before, is set to hit the cinema screens this autumn.