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Monday
Jul082013

A.V. Club Returns To Bushwood: "It's like going to ruins…only for 80s snob versus slob comedy."

Thanks to Shane Bacon for finding Kyle Ryan's A.V. Club story and short film from Grande Oaks Golf Club, home to much of Caddyshack's filming.

Included are some great shots of the foundation remnants of the caddyshack and other photos of the Caddyshack merchandise sold at Grande Oaks where the logo features a gopher.

The video:


The golf club that hosted Caddyshack’s raucous production

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Reader Comments (17)

"Cinderella story...Tears in his eyes!!!"


Thank you for this Geoff!
07.8.2013 | Unregistered Commenterjohnnnycz
Got comped there. Was in group behind Dan Marino. My buddy works in the clubhouse. Tributes to Caddyshack without being too tacky.
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAG
"And I never slice!"
"Maybe I should have yelled, 'Two!'" -- Al Czervik
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSmitty
Inexact but great quote from Michael O'Keefe, in the Biography Channel special, something like, "anybody that tells you that they remember all the stuff that went on during filming couldn't have been there."
DANNY NOONAN
I kinda thought winning wasn't important.

TY WEBB
Me winning isn't. You do.

DANNY NOONAN
Great grammar.
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSmitty
I was born to love you,
I was born to lick your face,
I was born to rub you,
But you were born to rub me first

Gold.
07.8.2013 | Unregistered Commentermeefer
It's a little harsh, but here, cannonball it.

I'll never forget a bus ride with a bunch of like minded fools, heading to a course 1 hour away from our rented home, watching Caddyshack and each and every one of us offering line by line that which we were watching on the tv on the bus. What a great film.
07.8.2013 | Unregistered Commentermeefer
I've sentenced boys younger than you to the gas chamber. Didn't want to do it. I felt I owed it to them.
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterTighthead
I played that course a bunch back in the day. Nothing special but a decent option in S. Fla at the time...things were rough everywhere. It was a pretty friendly place. Have you seen the Law & Order where Noonan plays the part of twins at the same time? Hell of an acting job.
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
"...which is nice."
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
DTF,

Know if Wayne Huizenga still owns it? Did when I played. It was Rolling Hills for the movie?
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAG
"but when you die, on your death bed, you will receive total consciousness. So, I got that going for me."
Of course there are numerous memorable scenes . . . too numerous to summarize.
But Bill Murray's scene where he's watching some matrons playing, ''C'mon, bark like a dog!" is a favorite.
Also, the late Dangerfield dancing with Judge's wife, "Hey, baby. Wanna make $14? The hard way?"
Murray cleaning out the pool, taking a bite out of the Baby Ruth.

Very juvenile. Very tasteless. And very, very funny.
07.8.2013 | Unregistered Commentergov. lepetomane
AG, it was called Rolling Hills when I was there. Did not realize Huizenga was ever involved but if I had to guess would think he's not anymore. Hear Wayne's health is waning fast... As you mentioned, had the rep for a lot of Dolphin players coming around, think they has some practice facilities close by.

Funny little snippet from the clubs' webpage: "...Grande Oaks offers members an exclusive atmosphere with some of south Florida's foremost socialites."

No thanks!

(just another public track when I was there, very little "social" about it!)
07.8.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
And apparently if you name your golf course Bushwood you will have them lining up to play! Bubba Watson holds the record 61 - http://www.bushwoodgolf.com/bubbas/
07.9.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJJ
Favorite life lessons via Caddyshack:

"You! Pick up that blood!"

"What, did they DIE on you??!!"

"Where'd it go?..." "...right in the lumberyard"

"Well, the world needs ditch diggers too y'know"

and

"I'd keep playing, I don't think the heavy stuff is going to come for awhile"
07.10.2013 | Unregistered Commenterjohnnnycz

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