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Thanks to the Academy

U.S. Open 2023: The 2023 golf Oscar nominees are...


Illustration by István Szugyiczky

Andrew H. Walker

As the U.S. Open heads to La La Land, we roll out the red carpet for golf's biggest stars.

Best Performance in a Leading Role

Jon Rahm
Scottie Scheffler
• Brooks Koepka

Best Performance in a Supporting Role

Michael Greller
Bones Mackay
Tiger Woods’ physical therapist

Best WAG in a Supporting Leading Role

Jena Sims
Kelley Cahill
• Justine Reed

Best Costume Scripting

Viktor Hovland
Tony Finau
Billy Horschel

Lifetime Achievement in Golf Twitter

Max Homa
Phil Mickelson
Brandel Chamblee

Best Visual Effects

Toptracer technology
Bryson DeChambeau’s weight loss
Gary Woodland’s stingers

Best Performance in a Villain Role

Greg Norman
• Jay Monahan (late addition)
Patrick Cantlay

Best Animated Short

Tyrrell Hatton
Francesco Molinari
Kurt Kitayama

Best (Tournament) Director

Andy Bessette at the Travelers Championship
Drew Donovan at the Arnold Palmer Invitational
Chance Cozby at the WM Phoenix Open

Best Original Screenplay

• Michael Block — The Club Pro
Brooks Koepka — Return to Glory
Tom Kim — A Star Is Born 2

Best Cinematography

Slow-motion of Scottie Scheffler’s footwork
Blimp shots on the Hawaii Swing
Patrick Reed’s tee toss at Rory McIlroy

Best Original Song

“Augusta” by Dave Loggins
The Players Championship Theme
Jordan Spieth narrating his own shots (spoken word)

In Memoriam

“Bomb and Gouge”
The WGC Match Play
Those Augusta National pine trees