ICONS SERIES ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE GLOBAL BROADCAST COVERAGE SPANNING OVER 20 COUNTRIES FOR INAUGURAL USA EVENT
Team USA versus Team Rest of World at Liberty National Golf Club on June 30 – July 1
Tickets available for purchase HERE
Icons Series, a new concept in sport and entertainment, has announced its comprehensive broadcast coverage for viewers worldwide ahead of the inaugural USA event on June 30 – July 1 at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey.
The competition will bring together the world’s most iconic athletes across multiple sports and features a 10-hole team match-play tournament format with global sporting stars involved like never before. Tickets start at $25 and are available here.
The thrilling action from Liberty National Golf Club will be presented to a global audience, with broadcast partners in multiple territories including:
- Peacock: USA
- Freesports: United Kingdom and Ireland
- DAZN: Europe, Japan, Brazil, New Zealand, Asia, Indian sub-continents, Pacific Islands & the Caribbean
- Claro: Latin America excluding Brazil
- BeIN Sport: Middle East and North Africa
- Supersport: Africa
- SpoTV: Southeast Asia & Korea
- Fox Sports: Australia
- TSN: Canada
- Eurosport: India
E! News host Jason Kennedy will call the action, with a commentary team including Golf Channel host and play-by-play announcer Shane Bacon, and English cricket commentator, Mark Nicholas. On-course talent will see popular event host and reporter Max Whittle host.
The incredible lineup of veteran broadcasters will entertain viewers and fans alike with unique player content, dissecting incredible shots throughout the course, and take everyone behind-the-scenes with a creative balance of information and fun.
“As we gear up for our inaugural USA event at Liberty National Golf Club, the Icons Series is delighted to partner with leading global broadcast distributors to provide fans worldwide with access to the unparalleled event,” said Icons Series CEO, Thomas Brookes. “We look forward to having the world’s greatest sporting stars compete together and showcase the power of golf connecting communities around the world.”
The Team USA roster is led by World Golf Hall of Famer and captain Fred Couples, and features the most decorated Olympian of all-time, Michael Phelps, Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl champion Michael Strahan, two-time Super Bowl champion Ben Roethlisberger, Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk, two-time NBA champion J.R. Smith, Major League Baseball Hall of Famers John Smoltz and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, 2022 Super Bowl champion Andrew Whitworth, Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush, Super Bowl champion Golden Tate, and the Chicago Bears’ all-time franchise leading scorer, Robbie Gould.
The Team Rest of the World lineup is led by four-time Major champion and captain Ernie Els, former World No. 1, three-time Grand Slam winner Ash Barty, boxing’s pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez, two-time Champions League title winner and legendary Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, England National Team Captain and three-time Golden Boot winner, Harry Kane, Cricketer of the Decade 2000, Ricky Ponting, World Rugby Hall of Famer, George Gregan, one of the greatest cricketers of all time, AB de Villiers, Indian international cricketer Yuvraj Singh, three-time Premier League Winner, James Milner and one of the greatest batsmen of all time, international cricketer Brian Lara.
Team USA and Team World will announce additional Icons to the event lineup with 12 total icons per team participating.