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"The Legend of Bagger Vance": Calling a Penalty on Yourself

The Legend of Bagger Vance is a movie about a mythical golf match, set in 1930s in Savannah, Georgia, involving golf legends Bobby Jones, Walter Hagen, and hometown ace Rannulph Junuh. As a teenager, Junuh (played by Matt Damon) had Tiger-Woods level promise. But after his World War I tour of duty, he is marred psychologically and loses interest in golf. Content to gamble and drink, Junuh is a recluse until his former girlfriend invites him to join Jones and Hagen in an exhibition ...

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