Sports and entertainment broadcaster Melanie Collins hosts Golf Channel’s new sports innovation television series, Driver vs. Driver, a first-of-its kind television series that will following the trials and tribulations of aspiring golf equipment designers as they compete for the chance to win $500,000 and the opportunity to have their driver concept brought to life and sold under the Wilson Staff name.
Collins is currently a sideline reporter for CBS Sports’ college football and basketball coverage. Previously, she was a host and reporter for Yahoo! Sports, where she reported from the Olympics, World Cup, Super Bowl and World Series among other marquee sporting events. She is a frequent guest host for ESPN’s SportsNation and First Take and formerly served as co-host of Golf Channel’s Big Break competition series. In addition, she has worked as a host and reporter for NBA-TV, the Big Ten Network, MLB.com, PGA.com, PGATOUR.com and Nascar.com.
Collins has also served as a reporter and contributor for E! News Now and has covered various Red Carpets for awards shows. Collins is a music enthusiast, snowboarder and avid golfer. She is based in Nashville, Tennessee.