Patton Kizzire has, in short order, become a two-time PGA Tour winner, taking the 2017 OHL Classic in Mexico before winning the 2018 Sony Open in Hawaii in a playoff to nab a pair of trophies in the space two months.
Kizzire, who played his collegiate golf at Auburn, is tall and long, but he has one of the best putting strokes in the world. He can do it all, and he does it with a laid-back demeanor that makes him perfect in crunch time.
However, Patton Kizzire is extremely passionate about golf. It’s the thing that gets him going. So, in his new Secret Golf Player Channel, Kizzire’s passion for the game comes through as he shares what he does to make golf look easy on the biggest professional stage.
We wanted to give you just a taste of what you’ll get on Patton Kizzire’s Secret Golf Player Channel. Remember, Secret Golf members get full access to Patton’s channel, as well those of names like Pat Perez, Jason Dufner, Stacy Lewis, Jason Kokrak, Gerina Piller, Ryan Palmer, Jason Gore, Brittany Lang and Gaby Lopez, with more coming — and launching first on Golf News Net!
Lining up putts using the ball’s markings
Patton Kizzire shows how he uses the alignment line on a golf ball to line up his putts. As many golfers know, sometimes the line feels off standing over a putt, but Kizzire shares why he typically sticks with his original line.
Bunker play basics
Patton Kizzire explains the basics of bunker play, making it easier for all golfers to get out of the sand. Golfers should play the ball more up in the stance, keep the feet open and imagine a steeper angle of attack into the sand.
The 90 percent wedge shot
Patton Kizzire demonstrates his 90-percent wedge shot, a blend of the ole Clock Face method with feel around it. He explains that it’s important to add feel to some structure to dial in the distance.
Patton Kizzire discusses how to properly sequence the downswing, explaining the key to delivering the club to the ball is showing patience to keep the club flowing freely into impact.
Rotation through the swing
Patton Kizzire and coach Randy Myers share a drill to improve a player’s rotation throughout the swing, including on the backswing and downswing.