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What golf courses were used in the movie Tin Cup?

Last Updated: 18th June, 2020

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. The famous final scene of the movie -- the par-5 18th hole in the U.S. Open -- is actually Deerwood's par-4 fourth hole.

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Keeping this in view, where was the golf course in tin cup?

Deerwood is one of five golf courses at Kingwood, Texas, north of Houston. In the movie, the U.S. Open is being played at Pine Hills in North Carolina. At Deerwood, the final golf scene takes place on the final hole or 72nd hole of the U.S. Open. This hole is really the fourth hole, 453 yards and a par 4.

Additionally, when was the movie Tin Cup made? That was the moment Tin Cup was born. Released on August 16, 1996, Shelton and Norville's long-gestating labor of love may be the most thrilling (and accurate) movie ever made about golf.

Herein, is Tin Cup a true story?

Many of the golf shots by Roy McAvoy (Kevin Costner) were made by Costner himself. The scene at the end of the movie where Roy McAvoy hits the shot into the water hazard again and again was based on an actual event. Gary McCord is an actual commentator and pro on the Champions Tour.

Who hit that shot tin cup?

Golf Pro Goes Full 'Tin Cup' and Hits 6 Shots Into the Water. LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (AP) — Ben DeArmond had a debut to remember on the Tour because of one hole he will never forget — a score of 17 on the par-4 second hole Thursday in the Lecom Suncoast Classic.

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