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Movies Filmed in South Carolina – The Legend of Bagger Vance

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  • Director – Robert Redford

  • Cast – Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron

  • Genre – Romance, Sports

  • Plot – A former golfer discovers the secrets to re-mastering golf – and living life – from a special caddy.

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  • Matt Damon did not play golf when he took the role and had to train with Hilton Head pro Tim Moss for one month as preparation.

  • A now hidden and unmarked par 5 hole was reportedly built on Kiawah exclusively for the film.

  • Originally, Redford was going to cast Morgan Freeman and himself in the respective roles of Bagger Vance and Rannulph Junah but decided on casting younger actors instead (Will Smith, Matt Damon).

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