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Thirteen women had one common goal to change sports forever.

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About the film

They were not supposed to be athletes. They were not supposed to get paid to play. They were not supposed to call the shots. But in 1950, 13 amateur women golfers battled society, finances and sometimes even each other to stake their claim to become professional sportswomen by creating the Ladies Professional Golf Association (The LPGA).

Long overdue, this film is about finally recognizing those unseen efforts and identifying The Founders as true icons of sport and equality. The film isn’t just for those who frequent the golf course. This film is for anyone who believes in the transformative power of defying the odds.

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Making the film

The filmmakers created stylistic re-enactments of pivotal moments in the story using a color pallet based on rarely seen 16mm and 8mm home movies collected from early players,. Emotional, on-screen interviews and verite footage with the remaining four original founders is interwoven with interviews of current day players. But bringing this story to the screen wasn’t exactly easy…

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