The Phantom of the Open


The unlikely true story of Maurice Flitcroft, who in 1976 shot the worst round in the history of the Open Golf Championship.

Genre: Comedy

Welsh Connections

Director: Craig Roberts (Eternal Beauty, Just Jim)
Sound: Ivor Talbot
Cast: Rhys Ifans

Production Details

Producer: Nichola Martin, Kate Glover, Tom Miller
Executive Producer: Christine Langan, James Swarbrick
Cast: Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins
Based on the adapted screenplay: Simon Farnaby
Developed by: BBC Films and the BFI with National Lottery funding

Technical Details

Length: 1hr 42 minutes
Certificate: 12A
Format: DCP
Language: English
Accessibility: AD & CC available


  • Date: 18th March 2022


Distributor: Entertainment One