Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson will follow the trials and tribulations of aspiring golf equipment designers as they compete for the chance to win $500,000, and the opportunity to have their driver design sold at retail under the Wilson Staff name.
The 11 finalists, selected through an open call application process, will present to a panel of celebrity judges – former Chicago Bears linebacker and avid golfer Brian Urlacher, former USGA Technical Director Frank Thomas and President of Wilson Golf Tim Clarke – during the series’ first two episodes. Two-time PGA TOUR winner and Wilson Advisory Staff member Kevin Streelman joins the series as a judge beginning with the third episode.
Following the presentations, the judges will debate on which finalists’ concepts will advance in the competition. The seven-episode series will then take viewers behind the scenes as the advancing teams work with Wilson LABS – the innovation hub at Wilson – engineers to evaluate, critique, refine and test their concepts, all while the panel of expert judges evaluates the
Watch the series premiere of Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson tonight, October 4 at 10 pm ET on Golf Channel and streaming via Golf Live Extra.
Driver vs. Driver on Golf Channel:
October 4, 10pm ET: Season Premiere
October 18, 10pm ET: Episode 2
October 25, 10pm ET: Episode 3
November 1, 10pm ET: Episode 4
November 8, 10pm ET: Episode 5
November 15, 10pm ET: Episode 6
November 22, 10pm ET: Season Finale