June 19, 2007

Hollywood's Top 100

Our ranking of the top celebrity golfers right now from the world of film and TV

__NOTES:__Handicaps were determined in a number of ways:the U.S. Golf Association's Golf Handicap and Information Network, state associations, the musicians, publicists, friends and playing partners. Handicaps without decimal points are unofficial estimates. USGA's recommended maximum handicap is 36.4 for men and 40.4 for women.

*Handicaps assigned based on the USGA recommended maximum of 36.4 (40.4 for women).

**If you've seen him play lately, call us.

  RANK   ACTOR   H'CAP   COMMENT        1   Dennis Quaid   1.1   Improved from 4.5 to 1.1 in four months      2   Thomas Gibson   4.3   "Dharma and Greg" to "Criminal Minds"      T3.   Matt Craven   4.5   Recent role: "Assault on Precinct 13"      T3.   Tom Dreesen   4.5   Comedian hosted for ill David Letterman      T3.   Chris O'Donnell   4.5   "Scent of a Woman" and "Robin"      6   Samuel L. Jackson   4.9   Most improved since our 2001 rankings      7   Randy Quaid   5.9   Working a lot, not playing much golf      8   Craig T. Nelson   6.9   Shows in syndication; more time to play      T9.   Mark Wahlberg   7   One of the few celebs at Wilshire C.C.      T9.   Hugh Grant   7   Member at one of U.K.'s best: Sunningdale      11   Jack Wagner   1   Why not No. 1? Soap star says he's a 10.      12   Kevin Sorbo   7.2   "Hercules" and "Andromeda"      13   Kevin Dillon   7.3   Matt's brother stars in HBO's "Entourage"      14   Luke Wilson   7.4   Plays at Bel-Air with Pete Sampras      15   Bill Murray   7.5   Pebble fave keeps Index on East Coast      16   William Devane   7.6   "Knots Landing" star an ATT regular      T17.   Bruce McGill   7.8   D-Day in "Animal House"      T17.   Aidan Quinn   7.8   Harry Vardon in '04 Bobby Jones film      T19.   Peter Gallagher   8   Plays often, but focused on "The OC"      T19.   Matthew McConaughey   8   With Pacino in "Two For the Money"      21   Don Johnson   8.1   Latest TV show was "Just Legal"      22   Kyle MacLachlan   9   "Twin Peaks" guy plays in Dunhill Links      23   Andy Garcia   9.1   Won ATT with Paul Stankowski in '97      24   Kurt Russell   9.2   Herb Brooks in "Miracle" plays in Hope      25   Greg Kinnear   9.8   "Stuck on You" co-star playing a lot      T26.   Joel Gretsch   10   Bobby Jones in "Bagger Vance"      T26.   Richard Karn   10   Al in ";Home Improvement"      T26.   Richard Kind   10   "Spin City" alum; hangs with Clooney      T26.   Scott Wolf   10   "Party of Five" to "Everwood"      30   Robert Wagner   10.1   Bel-Air mainstay still making movies      31   Kevin Costner   10.8   Turned 50 in January; Champions Tour?      32   James Caan   10.9   Godfather's "Sonny" now on "Las Vegas"      33   Eric Close   11.2   Stars on CBS drama "Without a Trace"      T34.   David James Elliott   12   Carl the moving guy in "Seinfeld" and "Jag"      T34.   John O'Hurley   12   Peterman is "Dancing With the Stars"      T34.   Tea Leoni   12   With Jim Carrey in "Fun With Dick and Jane"      T34.   Sylvester Stallone   12   Plays often at MountainGate in L.A.      38   Jack Nicholson   12.2   Top name in upcoming Scorsese film      39   Ray Romano   12.6   With "Raymond" over, game improving      40   Dennis Farina   13.2   "Law Order" star      41   Clint Eastwood   13.5   At age 75 he's working, not playing      42   Larry David   13.6   "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star loves golf      T43.   Michael Chiklis   14   Won Emmy in '02 for "The Shield"      T43.   Cheryl Ladd   14   Charlie's Angel wrote book about golf      45   George Lopez   14.2   A hit on ABC and with ATT galleries      T46.   Peter Falk   14.3   Columbo is 78, still making movies      T46.   Joe Pesci   14.3   Plays most rounds at Lakeside      T48.   Cheech Marin   14.4   Costner's caddie in "Tin Cup"      T48.   Peter Weller   14.4   RoboCop plays often at Riviera      50   Haley Joel Osment   14.8   "The Sixth Sense" kid now 17 years old      51   Michael Douglas   14.9   Monty's partner in '05 Dunhill Links win      T52.   Dennis Franz   15   Det. Andy Sipowicz on "NYPD Blue"      T52.   Will Smith   15   Friends say he's better than a 15      54   Dennis Haysbert   15.2   "24" president would play Bush even      T55.   Malcolm McDowell   16   O.B. Keeler in Bobby Jones movie      T55.   Kevin Nealon   16   Former "SNL" regular on "Weeds"      T55.   Adam Sandler   16   Plays in Sony Open pro-am in Hawaii      T55.   Martin Sheen   16   "The West Wing" president      59   Robert Loggia   16.8   Boss Frank Lopez in "Scarface"      60   Keith Carradine   17.5   Half-brother of David ("Kung Fu")      T61.   Sean Connery   17.9   Keeps handicap at Lyford Cay in Bahamas      T61.   Kevin James   17.9   "King of Queens" out at Bel-Air, in at El Cab      T63.   Michael Keaton   18   "Mr. Mom" and "Batman"      T63.   Judd Nelson   18   "Breakfast Club" bad boy      T63.   Michael O'Keefe   18   Danny Noonan in "Caddyshack"      66   Dennis Hopper   18.1   Friend of tour player Tommy Armour III      67   James Woods   19.1   Made hole-in-one in Bel-Air tournament      T68.   Don Cheadle   20   Oscar nominee for "Hotel Rwanda"      T68.   Christopher McDonald   20   Shooter McGavin in "Happy Gilmore"      T68.   Eugene Levy   20   "American Pie" dad; "Best in Show"      71   Paul Michael Glaser   20.2   Starsky chairs Pediatric-AIDS event      72   Mike Connors   20.4   Mannix turned 80 this year      73   Tom Poston   20.7   Steve Allen show; made first ace at 80      T74.   George Hamilton   22   Tanned while playing with Pres. Clinton      T74.   Gary Sinise   22   "CSI: NY" lead played in ATT in '05      T76.   Joe Mantegna   23   "Joan of Arcadia" star working on films      T76.   Andy Richter   23   Former Conan sidekick now acting      T76.   Richard Schiff   23   Won Emmy for "The West Wing"      79   Mel Gibson   23.6   Sherwood member rarely breaks 100      80   Catherine Zeta-Jones   24   Plays with hubby Douglas, often in Bermuda      T81.   Chevy Chase   25   Cult hero of greatest golf movie ever      T81.   George Clooney   25   Plays rarely and doesn't talk about it      T81.   Kelsey Grammer   25   Frasier once beaned a woman with a shot      T81.   Arnold Schwarzenegger   25   Governator has playing privileges all over      85   Tim Allen   30.4   Hasn't posted sub-100 score since '98      T86.   Billy Crystal   36   Member at Riviera; plays infrequently      NEW TO THE GAME        T86.   Russell Crowe   36*   "Gladiator" star joined Australian club      T86.   Cameron Diaz   36*   Boyfriend Timberlake got her into game      T86.   Brad Garrett   36*   "Raymond" TV brother can't break 100      T86.   Patricia Heaton   36*   "Raymond" TV wife now hooked on golf      T86.   Ben Stiller   36*   "Meet the Parents" star interested in lessons      T86.   Nicole Kidman   36*   Spotted at Royal Sydney in Australia      PLAY OCCASIONALLY       T86.   Pierce Brosnan   36*   "Bond" star has played in Malibu, Hawaii      T86.   Matt Damon   36*   Doesn't play well or often      T86.   Heather Locklear   36*   Plays in Michael Douglas' event      T86.   Dennis Miller   36*   Struggled in Lake Tahoe celeb event      T86.   David Spade   36*   Has shown a little interest in the game      T86.   Sharon Stone   36*   Got her clubs from Callaway Golf      T86.   Bruce Willis   36*   Likes to hit balls off back porch in L.A.      100   Tom Cruise   36+**   Never seen anymore at Bel-Air C.C.