F1 and golf challenge each other on Netflix, Pierre Gasly versus Justin Thomas
Pierre Gasly, golf star on Netflix? This is the unusual and attractive project announced by the streaming platform, which is organizing an exhibition golf tournament bringing together four Formula 1 drivers and four professional golfers. The event will be broadcast live on November 14 from a course in Las Vegas.
Pierre Gasly, the French Formula 1 driver, will participate in an exhibition golf tournament broadcast live on Netflix next November 14. He will team up with the American golfer Rickie fowler to face three other duos composed of pilots and professional golfers.
The event, named Netflix Cup, is presented as a meeting between the two successful series of the streaming platform: drive to survive, which follows behind the scenes of the world of F1 and Full Swing, which dives into the world of golf.
The tournament will take place on the course of Wynn Las Vegas, a hotel and casino resort located in the famous Nevada city. The other participants are Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) and Justin Thomas, Alex Albon (Williams) and Collin Morikawa et Lando Norris (McLaren) and Max Homa.
Two worlds collide in Netflix's first LIVE sports event — the Netflix Cup! It's Formula 1: Drive to Survive vs. Full Swing — streaming live from the Wynn Las Vegas on November 14 at 3PM PT/6PM ET! pic.twitter.com/CbTg3k7qIL
- Netflix (@netflix) October 17, 2023
Pierre Gasly, who drives for the French team Alpine, has been a golf enthusiast since childhood. He has already played with several stars of the circuit, such as Rory McIlroy ou Jon Rahm. He hopes to do well against his rivals on the green.
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