An aspiring professional golfer finds himself back on his reservation after he misses the cut at Q School, only to find himself on the wrong side of the law. It is then that he discovers a group of young rebellious golfers who share his passion for the game. The rebellious junior golfers eventually form a bond through competition, understanding, and respect, as their young comrade, Cole Arnold, is tragically killed in an auto accident. (Based on true events)
Vincent Perez wants the "American Dream" for all of his children; it is his contention that with success and assimilation, one receives acceptance and respect. Thus, Vincent chooses golf for his son Gustavo "Gus" Perez. However, Gus's charm and charisma, along with good looks attracts women, which is his achilles hill as he strives to become the best golfer in the world. But it is when Gus returns to Nogales that his world is turned upside down when he learns that he has a son.