Danny Boyle

Father-and-son golf greats rise above class in affecting golf drama 'Tommy's Honour'

Father-and-son golf greats rise above class in affecting golf drama 'Tommy's Honour'

Anyone who watched Sergio García’s thrilling sudden death victory in last weekend’s Masters knows that golf can be dramatic. That tradition goes back 150 years to the time of Old Tom Morris, who won the Open Championship (what Americans call the British Open) in 1861, 1862, 1864 and 1867, before passing the mantle to his son, Young Tom or Tommy Morris, also a four-time winner.

The Morrises and their flinty, but ultimately tender relationship are the subject of the handsomely produced drama “Tommy’s Honour,” directed by Jason Connery and based on a book by...

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