Tin Cup1996

Stars: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rating: R
Runtime: 135 minutes

One of the better romantic comedies of the 1990s, this quirky love story stars Kevin Costner as washed-up golf pro Roy "Tin Cup" McAvoy, who has the singular misfortune of falling in love with the girlfriend (Rene Russo) of his arch rival … more »

Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy:
Well, I tend to think of the golf swing as a poem.

Romeo Posar:
Ooh, he's doing that poetry thing again.

Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy:
The critical opening phrase of this poem will always be the grip. Which the hands unite to form a single unit by the simple overlap of the little finger. Lowly and slowly the clubhead is led back. Pulled into position not by the hands, but by the body which turns away from the target shifting weight to the right side without shifting balance. Tempo is everything; perfection unobtainable as the body coils down at the top of the swing. Theres a slight hesitation. A little nod to the gods.

Dr. Molly Griswold:
A, a nod to the gods?

Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy:
Yeah, to the gods. That he is fallible. That perfection is unobtainable. And now the weight begins shifting back to the left pulled by the powers inside the earth. It's alive, this swing! A living sculpture and down through contact, always down, striking the ball crisply, with character. A tuning fork goes off in your heart and your balls. Such a pure feeling is the well-struck golf shot. Now the follow through to finish. Always on line. The reverse C of the Golden Bear! The steel workers' power and brawn of Carl Sandburg's. Arnold Palmer!

Clint:
Unnhh, he's doing the Arnold Palmer thing.

Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy:
End the unfinished symphony of Roy McAvoy.

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