Golf Channel taps Keri Murphy

She'll host the new series 'Highway 18'

Model-actress Keri Murphy has been tapped to host Golf Channel's new series "Highway 18," which features five teams competing in various challenges as they race more than 1,000 miles across Florida.

Murphy, a two-time Miss Oregon contestant, has hosted a daily online trivia show at

"Highway 18" debuts at 10 p.m. July 22.