The Phantom of the Open

Community Event

14 Jul 2022 Once Only Event

Don’t miss this opportunity to support the Ballarat mechanics institute and see a great film.

A heart-warming British comedy starring Oscar Winner Mark Rylance, the true story of Maurice Flitcroft, the worst golfer to ever the play the British Open.

The Phantom of the Open tells the remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator and optimistic dreamer from Barrow-in-Furness who, with the support of his family and friends, managed to gain entry to the 1976 British Open qualifying, despite never playing a round of golf before. With pluckiness and unwavering self-belief, Maurice pulls off a series of stunning, hilarious and heart-warming attempts to compete at the highest level of professional golf, drawing the ire of the golfing elite but becoming a British folk hero in the process.

The extraordinary story of an ordinary man, The Phantom of the Open is an uplifting and moving comedy drama about pursuing your dreams and shooting for the stars, no matter what hand you’re dealt.

This fundraising exercise will support the Ballarat Mechanics’ Institute with maintenance and on-going upgrade work necessary for the grand staircase.


Cafe Public Toilet

Internet Access

Free Wifi


From AU$20.00

This is a BMI Fundraiser event

Event Dates

Once Only Event

14 Jul 2022

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