December 6, 2023

4 of the world’s prime golfers are teaming up with 4 of the world’s greatest Formulation 1 drivers in Netflix’s first dwell sporting occasion. On November 14, beginning at 3:00 p.m. PT / 6:00 p.m. ET, The Netflix Cup will stream dwell on Netflix, pitting athletes from Formulation 1: Drive to Survive and Full Swing in opposition to one another in a match-play match at Wynn Golf Membership in Las Vegas.

The Netflix Cup options 4 pairs — one Formulation 1 driver and one PGA Tour skilled per pair — enjoying an eight-hole match. There shall be two matches to begin, and the successful pair from every match will then compete in a playoff for the grand prize.

Listed here are the matches and pairings for the primary version of The Netflix Cup:

  • Match 1: Lando Norris (McLaren Racing) and Rickie Fowler vs. Carlos Sainz (Scuderia Ferrari) and Justin Thomas
  • Match 2: Alex Albon (Williams Racing) and Max Homa vs. Pierre Gasly (BWT Alpine F1 Workforce) and Collin Morikawa Tony Finau

As for the foundations of the match, Netflix says matches shall be performed in a scramble format. Which means every participant hits a tee shot on the identical time, and the groups then determine which ball to make use of for his or her subsequent shot relying on the place they landed.

TV character and sports activities commentator Kay Adams of FanDuel TV’s Up and Adams will emcee the occasion alongside PGA Tour golfer Joel Dahmen, comic Bert Kreischer, and former Seattle Seahawks star operating again Marshawn Lynch.

You’ll be able to watch dwell on Netflix beginning at 3:00 p.m. PT / 6:00 p.m. ET at present.

It’s additionally value noting that this occasion is a part of the Formulation 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix, which is seemingly “the most important occasion F1 has ever hosted.”

“The continued success of Drive to Survive has performed a major position within the development of Formulation 1 within the US, which has in the end led to the addition of a 3rd American race,” mentioned Emily Prazer, Chief Industrial Officer, Las Vegas Grand Prix. “It’s solely becoming that we kick off our inaugural race weekend with a enjoyable occasion that may be streamed by F1 and PGA Tour followers across the globe.”