The world's largest online betting and fantasy sports platform DraftKings has joined forces with a popular professional sports league, PGA Tour, for a new web3 golf-themed NFT game. The upcoming Polygon-driven initiative, dubbed Reignmakers PGA Tour, is aimed at becoming a new level in fantasy sports, allowing players to collect and trade NFT cards of various tiers featuring legendary golfers. The game has not just entertaining purposes as it won't be deprived of strategic thinking and decision-making. Golf fans will have to compose fantasy teams, considering both athletes' real-world skills and NFT attributes.
Upon collecting cards and winning fantasy-styled contests, the players will be earning points, based on their virtual golfers' performance. Competition with other players and chances to win generous prizes, with some tournaments reaching multi-million prize pools, is also at the heart of the gaming experience.
The game is scheduled to launch on March 1st, followed by the drop of the first set of golfer cards on March 6th on DraftKings Marketplace, foreseeing the Players Championship starting on March 9th.
This top-ranking partnership is a major milestone in popularizing web3 gaming among golf fans. Having joined efforts, the two market leaders in sports and entertainment are coming up with the Reignmakers PGA Tour to bring a new innovative approach to sports card collecting and golf playing.
Utilizing the eco-friendly, fast, and cheap Polygon for in-game transactions, the golf-themed fantasy game has all the chances to become an 'NBA Top Shot' in the world of golf with millions of active users on board. Bringing together fantasy sports and NFTs, the new game is very likely to become a winning blend, creating an engaged community of golf fans on the blockchain. All these pros paired with huge cash prizes promise a big, and dazzling future for DraftKing's new endeavor.