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Netflix Full Swing Season 2 in Detail

Netflix Full Swing Season 2 in Detail

Golf fans have been happy lately: new investments, new leagues, and that Netflix dose for the popcorn and chill kind of guy. Full Swing is a great idea from Box to Box Films and Vox Media Studios (the minds behind Formula 1: Drive to Survive), and after the success of season 1, the sequel is here, filled with all the golf action and drama you can imagine. Whereas the 2023 release mainly focused on the feud between the PGA TOUR and LIV Golf, the new season is a notch different, especially with the ongoing merger talks between the two organizations. Follow us as we dive into the second season of Full Swing, unearthing every detail you need to know.

The Setting/Script

Full Swing Season 2 docuseries follows a diverse group of pro golfers across rigorous months of competition on tour and all four of golf’s major championships during the 2023 season. We have new faces and a returning cast from the first season, and with the dust between the PGA TOUR and LIV Golf somewhat settled, now every golfer focuses on playing their best game. The climax is the Ryder Cup, as Team USA faces their European counterparts in one of the most anticipated golf events of the calendar.

Meet The Cast

  • Rory McIlroy

McIlroy needs no introduction, having enjoyed immense success both on tour and in majors. The 34-year-old is a four-time major champion with 24 PGA TOUR wins.

  • Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas has done well at age 30, with two majors and 15 PGA TOUR wins. Despite a disappointing 2023 season, he made the Ryder Cup squad to end the year in style.

  • Rickie Fowler

Fowler is known for his vibrant fashion choices and cool demeanor. The 35-year-old has six PGA TOUR wins and turned down a lucrative offer from LIV to play where he loves most.

  • Dustin Johnson

DJ was among the first elite golfers to join LIV Golf, reportedly pocketing $150 million. The golfer boasts an impressive resume of two majors and 24 PGA Tour wins.

  • Wyndham Clark

A visit to a sports psychologist in December 2022 must have changed Wyndham Clark’s career fortunes, helping him clinch the 2023 U.S. Open champion and three PGA TOUR wins.

  • Joel Dahmen

Although Joel Dahmen has only one PGA TOUR win, his strong-willed struggle with testicular cancer, fondness for bucket hats, and self-deprecating humor has earned him many fans.

  • Tom Kim

Tom Kim is the ultimate golf prodigy. He turned pro at age 15, joined the PGA TOUR in 2022, and won two events before turning 21. The South Korean golfer has Three PGA TOUR wins in total.

  • Matt Fitzpatrick

2022 U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick has two PGA TOUR wins, and gets his 2023 highlight by competing for Team Europe in the Ryder Cup.

  • Alex Fitzpatrick

25-year-old Alex is Matt Fitzpatrick’s younger brother and plays on the Challenge Tour. Although he still has a long way to go, his determination is visible.

  • Keegan Bradley

At age 37, 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley has amassed six PGA TOUR wins. Notable in his 2023 season was breaking the scoring record at the Travelers Championship.

  • Justin Rose

2013 U.S. Open champion Justin Rose has 11 PGA TOUR wins. The 43-year-old Englishman is a six-time Ryder Cup participant, most recently representing Team Europe in 2023.

  • Zach Johnson

Most people remember Zach Johnson as the 2023 Ryder Cup U.S. team captain, but way before that, he bagged two majors and 12 PGA TOUR wins.

  • Luke Donald

46-year-old Luke Donald boasts five PGA TOUR wins and was the 2023 Ryder Cup European team captain.