David L. Cook’s best-selling book Golf’s Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia makes it’s big screen debut on September 2nd, 2011.
The film follows the story of Luke Chisolm (played by Lucas Black), a talented young golfer trying to make it on the professional tour. When his first big shot turns out to be a very public disaster, Luke escapes the pressures of the game and finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas, home to eccentric rancher Johnny Crawford (played by Robert Duvall). But Johnny’s more than meets the eye, and his profound ways of looking at life force Luke to question not only his past choices, but also his direction for the future.
This book is about influence, inspiration and a deeper, more profound way of looking at life. The story is influenced by thousands of athletes, who have been counseled by author and performance psychologist Dr. David Cook.
Matthew Dean Russell makes his directorial debut with Seven Days in Utopia, the screenplay written by Russell Cook and Rob Levine.
The film also stars Melissa Leo, Deborah Ann Woll, Brian Geraghty, Jerry Ferrera, Joseph Lyle Taylor, KJ Choi and Kathy Baker. Seven Days In Utopia is MPAA-rated G.
Below is the official movie trailer.
What do you think? Movie going to be as good as the book?