One has to be living under the rock to look past the countless sports documentaries that have been released. From Michael Jordan to Tiger Woods, many greats and their stories have been immortalized on the screen. The reception has mostly been great, as viewers often enjoy a glimpse into a celebrity’s life. The most recent addition to this list should be the PGA Tour, ready for an exciting documentary.
The tour has apparently tied up with popular platform Netflix and will include the iconic major championships.
Let’s take a look at the details, and what Netflix and the PGA Tour have planned.
BREAKING: Netflix is teaming up with the PGA Tour and golf’s major championships for a documentary series that will follow the lives and stories of the world’s top professional golfers across the 2022 season.
— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) January 12, 2022
PGA Tour has a new tie-up with Netflix for an amazing documentary
Now, Netflix’s documentary won’t just cover the tour, but also on all the major championships that they will work with. The crew will have access to event venues, and also focus on some other events apart from The Masters, The Open Championship, the US Open, and the PGA Championship. Players included in the documentary will be shown as they are, the project looking to make the audience understands how their life worked.
“This partnership with Netflix presents the PGA TOUR and the four major championships an opportunity to tap into a completely new and diverse audience,” said Rick Anderson, PGA TOUR’s Chief Media Officer. “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.”
Here’s a list of players who will be part of the aforementioned project:
Golf – The 149th Open Championship – Royal St George’s, Sandwich, Britain – July 18, 2021 Collin Morikawa of the U.S. with the Claret Jug during a press conference after winning The 149th Open Championship R&A/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES
Other details about the project:
Vox Media Studios (Explained) and Box To Box Films (Formula 1: Drive to Survive) – 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 – Executive Producers
Filming will take place this year.
Sick! Should binge that in a day then
— Brad Thatcher (@bradthatch) January 12, 2022
— Jack Ports (@PortsJack) January 12, 2022
Yay! Another way for me to not watch golf! pic.twitter.com/oJxlCARryg
— S.D.Leon (@House_of_S) January 12, 2022
Following you around of course
— Bill Davison (@billdavison1p) January 12, 2022
Fans seemed reasonably excited about the project. Some did express disappointment, also wanting to watch a tennis documentary. While some promised to binge-watch, some suggested names for the documentary as well.
What do you think about the project? Let us know.
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