20 things you never knew about Happy Gilmore

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Is there a golfer on the planet who hasn’t seen Happy Gilmore? Surely not.

Released in February 1996, the film stars Adam Sandler as the titular hero, a failed ice-hockey star who discovers that his powerful slapshot on the rink translates into monstrous drives on the golf course.

It’s an hour-and-a-half of shameless fun – and there is lots about the movie that you probably don’t know.

We’ve compiled the best bits of trivia over the next few pages. 

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