Behind-the-scenes documentary will be produced by Vox Media Studios and F1: Drive To Survive producers Box To Box Films
Netflix has partnered with the PGA Tour and golf’s major championships to deliver a behind-the-scenes docuseries.
The show will follow the lives and stories of the world’s top men’s golfers across the whole season. Agreements with Augusta National Golf Club, the PGA of America, the USGA, and The R&A will provide entry to the majors and other major tournaments such as The Players Championship and FedEx Cup.
The effects of training, travel, victory, and defeat will be seen through the players and their support teams, with a host of big names already signed up. The list to date is Abraham Ancer, Daniel Berger, Cameron Champ, Joel Dahmen, Tony Finau, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Tommy Fleetwood, Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Harry Higgs, Max Homa, Viktor Hovland, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Collin Morikawa, Kevin Na, Mito Pereira, Ian Poulter, Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, and Bubba Watson.
The world’s no. 1 amateur golfer, Keita Nakajima, will also feature as he plays in the first major championships of his career.
Vox Media Studios and F1: Drive To Survive producers Box To Box Films will produce the series, with executive producers David Check (30 for 30, Four Days in October), Chad Mumm and Mark Olsen for Vox Media Studios, and James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin for Box to Box Films. Filming will be throughout 2022.
Rik Anderson, chief media officer of the PGA Tour, said: “This partnership with Netflix presents the PGA TOUR and the four major championships an opportunity to tap into a completely new and diverse audience.
“This documentary will give fans an authentic look into the real lives of our athletes, and what it’s like to win – and lose – during a season on the PGA Tour.”
Brandon Riegg, Netflix vice president of unscripted and documentary series, added: “We are thrilled to bring golf’s leading organizations and players together for this first-of-its-kind partnership and unparalleled window into life on the Tour.
“Our members will love getting to know the players and personalities as well as the iconic venues along the way. Even the most devoted golf fans have never seen the sport quite like this.”