4-episode series debuts Tuesday, Sept. 12
√ ‘Niiice Shot’ features appearances by Rory McIlroy, Michelle Wie West, Andre Iguodala and Curry’s swing coach Alex Riggs; Curry and Team Replicate Memorable Shots from Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, McIlroy
NBC Sports and Unanimous Media have announced “Niiice Shot with Stephen Curry Presented by Genesis,” a new, four-part series featuring four-time NBA champion and scratch golfer Stephen Curry as he attempts to replicate memorable shots in recent golf history by Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy.
“Niiice Shot with Stephen Curry” – which will premiere Tuesday, Sept. 12 (9 p.m. ET), on GOLF Channel – showcases Curry alongside long-time Golden State Warriors teammate Andre Iguodala, golfing icon and 2014 U.S. Women’s Open champion Michelle Wie West, and swing coach Alex Riggs. The four-episode series also includes appearances from McIlroy as he shares his unique insights and perspectives on how Curry can best execute the following four shots:
√ Episode 1 – Woods’ flop shot hole-out in the 2012 Memorial Tournament;
√ Episode 2 – Spieth’s hole-out from the bunker to win a sudden-death playoff at the 2018 Travelers Championship;
√ Episode 3 – McIlroy’s eagle hole-out on the 16th hole in the 2016 TOUR Championship;
√ Episode 4 – Woods’ 2-iron stinger that he employed to avoid every bunker at the 2006 Open Championship.
“We’re excited to continue our partnership with NBCUniversal and bring ‘Niiice Shot’ to GOLF Channel,” said Curry and Erick Peyton of Unanimous Media. “We thank Andre Iguodala, Michelle Wie West, Alex Riggs and Rory McIlroy for helping us attempt some of the most iconic golf shots in the past 20 years. A show for golf enthusiasts and novices alike, we hope it inspires audiences to get out on the course and try to recreate some of these shots themselves.”
“We’re excited to showcase ‘Niiice Shot’ and bring Stephen Curry and his golf affinity to our GOLF Channel viewers,” said Tom Knapp, EVP, golf, NBC Sports. “Golfers of every level imagine themselves replicating memorable moments from the game’s biggest stars, and viewers will certainly be able to relate to Stephen, Andre Iguodala and Michelle Wie West as they try their hand at these iconic shots.”