DRIVER vs. DRIVER
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Tees off october 4th

Driver vs. Driver 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 concept brought to life and sold under the Wilson Staff name. Each design team will work with Wilson Labs engineers to evaluate, critique, refine and test their ideas and concepts, all while trying to stave off elimination by the panel of golf expert judges. Whose driver will be the next big thing? Tune in to find out.

The Schedule

Tuesday, October 4th 10/9cst

Tuesday, October 11th 10/9cst

Tuesday, October 18th 10/9cst

Tuesday, October 25th 10/9cst

Tuesday, November 1st 10/9cst

Tuesday, November 8th 10/9cst

Tuesday, November 15th RECAP EPISODE

Tuesday, November 22nd Finale

The Judges

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Tim
Clarke

wilson golf president

President of Wilson Golf and twenty year golf industry veteran Tim Clarke knows the secret to being the oldest original golf brand in competition is respecting the past, living in the present, and innovating for the future. With Tim at the helm, Wilson Golf’s multi-million dollar investments in R&D has paid off with head-of-the-curve innovations, world-class equipment, and a booming tour presence.

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Brian
Urlacher

FORMER CHICAGO BEARS LINEBACKER

Former National Football League® (NFL) linebacker Brian Urlacher is an avid golfer with a single-digit handicap. The self-professed golf equipment “junkie” retired in 2013 after a 13-year career in the NFL, and now he has turned his competitive focus to the golf course.

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Frank
Thomas

FORMER USGA DIRECTOR

Frank Thomas is one of the world’s leading golf equipment experts and innovators with more than 40 years of golf technology experience. During his quarter century tenure as the USGA Technical Director, Frank developed the extensive testing procedures that are still used to measure golf equipment’s performance today.

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Melanie
Collins

show host

Sports broadcaster Melanie Collins will serve as the host of Driver vs. Driver. Currently a sideline reporter for CBS’ college football and basketball coverage, Collins formerly served as a co-host for Golf Channel’s competition series, Big Break.

Tim Clarke

wilson golf president

President of Wilson Golf and twenty-year golf industry veteran Tim Clarke knows the secret to being the oldest original golf brand in competition is respecting the past, living in the present, and innovating for the future. With Tim at the helm, Wilson Golf’s multi-million dollar investments in R&D have paid off with head-of-the-curve innovations, world-class equipment, and a booming Tour presence.

Brian Urlacher

FORMER CHICAGO BEARS LINEBACKER

Former National Football League® (NFL) linebacker Brian Urlacher is an avid golfer with a single-digit handicap. The self-professed golf equipment “junkie” retired in 2013 after a 13-year career in the NFL, and now he has turned his competitive focus to the golf course.

Frank Thomas

FORMER USGA TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Frank Thomas is one of the world’s leading golf equipment experts and innovators with more than 40 years of golf technology experience. During his quarter century tenure as the USGA Technical Director, Frank developed the extensive testing procedures that are still used to measure golf equipment’s performance today.

Melanie Collins

show host

Sports broadcaster Melanie Collins will serve as the host of Driver vs. Driver. Currently a sideline reporter for CBS’ college football and basketball coverage, Collins formerly served as a co-host for Golf Channel’s competition series, The Big Break.

The Prize

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The contestants

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