"It's a race with golf thrown into the mix," said Duncombe, of Coconut Creek. "We got to go to places and meet people you wouldn't in your regular life."
Jeremy Friedman is in charge of public relations for the Golf Channel.
"We are excited about the series," Friedman said. "It will stretch from St. Augustine to Key West and many points in between."
Through the show's 10 episodes, skills and temperaments are tested under the pressure of knowing teams will be eliminated as the race progresses. More than $100,000 in cash and prizes is at stake.
Duncombe is paired with Weston's Raul Cendoya as one of five teams navigating golf challenges during the 1,000-mile race. Cendoya and Duncombe are friends with Bonaventure Country Club connections in Weston.
Cendoya is an assistant professional at Bonaventure. Duncombe is a professional golfer who has played the Futures Tour and hopes to make it to the LPGA Tour. Her father, Jim Duncombe, a longtimeteaching pro, introduced her to Cendoya. The duo won a spot in the series through an audition.
Teams are contractually prevented from giving away too many of the show's details, but Duncombe and Cendoya spoke at length about the pressure and meeting Arnold Palmer on the first episode of the show, which already has aired.
"It was one of the greatest experiences of my life," Duncombe said.
"When I took my first swing on the show, I couldn't pull the club back," Cendoya said. "That's how nerve-racking it was. After the second day, you forget the cameras are there. You just didn't want to get eliminated because you didn't want to miss out on the next great place the show was taking you."Cendoya said she also was impressed with his partner's cool demeanor.
"Jameica always looks so cool, calm and collected," Cendoya said. "Even if she's not feeling that way inside. I think we are the only team that didn't bicker."
The show inspired Duncombe to quit her job and concentrate full-time on her golf game.
"I want to see what I can really do in golf," she said. "So, for the near future, it will be my life."