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Visiting With Simon Farnaby, Screenplay Writer of Golf's Newest Movie

The film 'Phantom of the Open' is a one-of-a-kind golf story that made Maurice Flitcroft a folk hero to many.

Ann visits with Simon Farnaby, the screenplay writer of the film "Phantom of the Open," a true story based on amateur golfer Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator from Northern England, who pursues his dream of playing in the British Open despite being a beginner golfer. The movie details his adventures using disguises and aliases to sneak into the Open, while being banned by the R&A. Flitcroft became a folk hero to many.

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