A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmothers house.
A Hockey player wannabe finds out that he has the most powerful golf drive in history. He joins the P.G.A. tour to make some money to save grandmas house. The downside is that his hockey player mentality doesnt really go on the P.G.A. tour. Especially with the favorite to win the championship.
Happy Gilmore has long aspired to be a hockey player. Despite a powerful slapshot, Happys inability to skate and his volatile behavior excludes him from being accepted by any hockey team. Furthermore, Happys grandma is being evicted from her home after failing to pay her taxes. After playing with some golf clubs and learning he can shoot golf balls far distances, he decides to join the PGA Tour in an effort to win money to buy back his grandmas home. Happys bad-boy image attracts a loyal following, but also attracts the attention of Shooter McGavin, the favorite to win the PGA Tour who is worried that Happys rise to stardom will undermine his shot to win.