Zakiya Randall 'Z' a trailblazer in the World of Golf is back on the Big Screen for Golf Channel's popular Reality TV show, 'The Big Break' with the all-time greats in the NFL.
Golf Channel teams up with the National Football League this fall for the 20th season of Big Break by featuring several of the NFL’s all-time greats. Golf's Reality Television Series, the American Idol of Golf. Big Break NFL from Puerto Rico will premiere Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 9 p.m. ET and airs weekly on Tuesdays nights.
Zakiya Randall 'Z' a trailblazer in the World of Golf is back on the Big Screen for Golf Channel's popular Reality TV show, 'The Big Break'. Big Break NFL from Puerto Rico will premiere Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 9 p.m. ET and airs weekly on Tuesdays nights.
Golf Channel teams up with the National Football League this fall for the 20th season of Big Break NFL by featuring several of the previous contestants on Big Break and NFL's Hall-of-Famers Marc Bulger, Chris Doleman, Tim Brown, Al Del Greco, Mark Rypien and Jerry Rice.
"Being there with other NFL superstars who excelled in their sport was really fun and a amazing experience, they were all dominant and outstanding players in the NFL and it was fantastic to be there with them, it's a good bridge and crossroad to playing on the LPGA tour," said 'Z.'
This is the 20th series and this series the competition takes place on original Rockfeller designed Dorado Beach Resort in Puerto Rico. The Big Break: NFL will feature previous contestants of the Golf Channel Big Break and NFL Legends, scheduled to air on the Golf Channel — NBC Sports beginning October 8, 2013.
NBC Sports’ “Sunday Night Football” sideline reporter and Emmy Award winner Michele Tafoya joins Golf Channel’s Tom Abbott to co-host the season.
'Z' began playing golf at the age of 10 and is blossoming into one of the hottest international golf stars to hit the links. 'Z' ascension into top-flight golf leagues has been remarkable.
Following up on love and passion for the game of golf 'Z' keeps seeking challenges and people continue to watch. 'Z' made her big-stage debut when she was cast on the Golf Channel's Big Break Atlantis in the Bahamas in 2012.
"The most amazing is, I was the Leader on the LeaderBoard on 'Big Break Atlantis', I was team captain on 'Big Break Atlantis' and helped the team I was on win at the end, so I am overthrilled to be back, " she said.
"Like LeBron once she get's into an environment that surrounds her with support and receives endorsements and golf sponsor exemptions to play in LPGA events full-time, she will SOAR," says Mr. Kennedy "owner of fitness and sports training."
Having headlining mainstream media for her golf prowess and traveling the nation giving back and speaking about the importance of people across the globe being involved in the game of golf, 'Z' is now back and headlining 'BIG BREAK NFL'.
Though traditionalists may grumble about her pop appeal, think about this:
Can you name another young female golf star who not only has become an ambassador and champion of people young and old being involved in the sport of golf and also a fashion icon and trendsetter with their own golf clothing 'emblazed with Z', but can make followers and non-followers of the game swoon to see 'Z' on TV?
She became the first female golfer to win the first place Championship Title on the Golf Channel Tour. Her winning streak is evident in her top leaderboard positions among elite-amateurs and professional golfers.
Zakiya has been featured on CNN, ABC, CBS, PGA, PBS and Sports Illustrated.
The golf phenomenon is also a multi-tasker, managing her golf commitments and a enthusiastic philanthropist, attending charity events and playing a proactive role as a member of different youth organizations. Being a classically trained pianist, Z also has an artistic streak, creating magic with music notes when she is not creating magic on the greens.
Her solid golf skills, fashion sense and effortless style have won her numerous fans, and made her one of the most talked about and watched contestant on 'Big Break.'