Dorf on Golf

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"There's a little Dorf in all of us."
  • 1987
  • 30 min
  • 6.9  (226)

Dorf on Golf is a comedy film that was released in 1987. It stars Tim Conway, Vincent Schiavelli, and Michele Smith, and is directed by Fred Wolf. The plot follows the character of Dorf, played by Conway, as he sets out on a comedic journey to teach viewers the basics of golf. Initially, Dorf is shown working as a gravedigger in a cemetery. He has a deep passion for golf, but lacks the funds to participate in the sport. He visits the clubhouse often, however, to watch the pros play and learn from their techniques. Dorf becomes determined to create a video series that will teach others how to play the game and seeks out investors to help him fund the project.

Dorf's investors agree to fund his video series, and he soon finds himself traveling to courses all over the world to film the segments. In each segment, Dorf makes sure to include his trademark comedic antics, which include missteps, awkward situations and slapstick humor. He also interacts with various golf pros, who offer helpful tips and tricks to improve one's game.

The video series becomes a hit, and Dorf is soon recognized as a top golf instructor. He is invited to a championship tournament where he competes against the top pros. There, he meets Michele Smith, an up-and-coming female golfer who becomes smitten with him.

Throughout the film, there are numerous scenes that stand out as particularly memorable. One scene shows Dorf visiting a driving range where he uses his unique golfing methods to practice his swing. Another scene shows him competing against a golfer who is twice his size, using his wit and agility to outmaneuver the larger opponent.

In addition to its comedy elements, Dorf on Golf is also a great instructional tool for people who are interested in learning more about the game. The techniques and tips offered by the various golf pros are informative and helpful, making the film an excellent resource for beginners and experienced players alike.

Overall, Dorf on Golf is a classic comedy film that has stood the test of time. Its combination of hilarious antics, famous cameos, and valuable instruction make it a must-see for anyone who loves golf, humor, or both. Whether you are an avid golfer or simply looking for a good laugh, Dorf on Golf is a film that is sure to entertain and delight.

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  • Runtime
    30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (226)