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PXG College Golf Showcase at Scottsdale National

Originally Published:
14/12/2020

4 Celebrities, 4 College Golf Stars, $1M on the Line | PXG College Golf Showcase

Think all of the best things were canceled in 2020? Think again! This year, we're kicking off the inaugural PXG College Golf Showcase, which will premiere on Wednesday, December 16 at 7 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

 

Who Has a Better Golf Swing – Celebrities Or College Golf Stars? 

Who do you think would have a better swing – four of PGA TOUR University’s top-ranked athletes OR four celebrities (who also happen to be golf fanatics?) Find out at the PXG College Golf Showcase, which will premiere on Wednesday, December 16 at 7 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel.

Celebrities participating in the match include three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Rucker, Marine Corps Veteran and actor/comedian Rob Riggle and Pro Football Hall of Fame members, Brian Urlacher and Jerome Bettis. On the collegiate end, the 2020 PXG College Golf Showcase at Scottsdale National will feature Austin Eckroat (Oklahoma State, No. 4), Garett Reband (Oklahoma, No. 7), Mac Meissner (Southern Methodist, No. 8), and Trevor Werbylo (Arizona, No. 10). ***Please note that all participants were tested for COVID-19 and were confirmed as negative prior to the production. A bubble was maintained for the duration of the event.

 

Creative Trash Talk On The Golf Course

We heard some pretty creative trash talk on the course when we were filming the inaugural PXG College Golf Showcase. Get a little taste for this event from this short video!

 

The Least "2020" Event of 2020

Need something fun to look forward to? Look no further than the PXG College Golf Showcase, which will premiere on Wednesday, December 16 at 7 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

The College Golf Showcase features four top collegiate golfers from the PGA TOUR University Ranking along with four celebrities in an exhibition shootout, including three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Rucker, Marine Corps Veteran and actor/comedian Rob Riggle and Pro Football Hall of Fame members, Brian Urlacher and Jerome Bettis.

The show focuses on the new PGA TOUR University program and its innovative strategy to provide access to the Korn Ferry Tour and International Tours for the top four-year college players. During the 18-hole competition, players also will help raise awareness and critical funds for the Semper Fi & America’s Fund and Team Rubicon.

The College Golf Showcase can be found on Twitter and Instagram @cgolfshowcase and on YouTube @TheCollegeGolfShowcase.

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