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Paige Spiranac has a new equipment sponsor. The 24-year-old online influencer, who has a following of more than 1.2 million on Instagram, has signed on to be a brand ambassador for PXG.

“Paige epitomizes PXG’s customers – passionate golfers who value exceptional equipment,” said PXG Founder Bob Parsons. “She knows who she is and is unapologetic in her efforts to enjoy the game. I think that’s pretty cool and I think our customers will think so too.”

Spiranac played collegiate golf at San Diego State University, where she was a First-Team All-Mountain West Selection in 2012-2013 and a Second-Team Selection in 2013-2014. She turned professional in 2015 and notched her first professional win at a Cactus Tour event at Orange Tree Golf Result in June 2016. She’s also competed in three high-profile events on the Ladies European Tour, missing the cut at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters in 2015 and 2016. She finished T58 at the Ladies Scottish Open in 2016. 

My kind of Friday night. Pizza and comic books????????

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It’s off the course where Spiranac has become a star. Golf Digest put her on the cover of its May 2016 magazine, declaring her a “Futurist,” one of the “innovators and influencers changing the game” of golf. She’s best known for her fitness, fashion, and golf photos and videos. Spiranac has also been outspoken against online bullying as an Ambassador of the CyberSmile Foundation, and more recently, a critic against the LPGA’s new dress code.

PXG was founded in 2014. The ultra-premium golf equipment manufacturer has a PGA Tour staff of nine players, including major champions Zach Johnson and Charl Schwartzel. Its LPGA Tour staff also includes nine players, most notably two-time major champion Lydia Ko.

“PXG is changing the golf industry in a way that is exciting and refreshing,” Spiranac said. “I believe in the company and its people, and want to be part of what they’re doing. I’m excited to finally say I am a member of the PXG Troops!”

Paige Spiranac WITB?

Driver: PXG 0811X Driver (9 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei White 60S

3 Wood: PXG 0341X (15 degrees)
Shaft: Fujikura Speeder Evo I 661S

Hybrids: PXG 0317X (19 and 22)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 80R

Irons: PXG 0311XF (5-PW)
Shafts: Aerotech Steelfiber 70R

Wedges: PXG 0311T Milled Sugar Daddy (50, 54), Zulu (58)
Shafts: Steelfiber 70R

Putter: PXG Gunboat S

Discussion: See what GolfWRX Members are saying about the partnership. 

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  1. Jon

    Sep 5, 2017 at 9:33 pm

    Two words why she was picked, first begins with T and the second begins with A…and neither has anything to do with golf.

  2. Gary

    Sep 5, 2017 at 4:12 pm

    Now that she is using PXG clubs, her LPGA tour record is bound to improve, right?

  3. Jalan

    Sep 2, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    I’m sure as a Brand Ambassador, she’ll increase sales by about two sets, annually.

  4. Jacked_Loft

    Sep 2, 2017 at 8:23 am

    I bet she didn’t get a free Tesla or Rolex.

  5. Chipoverdale

    Sep 2, 2017 at 6:43 am

    Whoa that is truly stacked and tilt.

  6. matt_bear

    Sep 1, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Paige is very attractive. PXG clubs are very unattractive. I’m not sure how they align a strategy of “premium” price to go after affluent people when their clubs look tacky and the names are something an adolescent would think of. “milled sugar dady zulu” wedges? No thank you.

    • TT

      Sep 1, 2017 at 12:17 pm

      Sell the sizzle, not the steak…… and that’s a market advertising rule that works every time. Just look at the dazzling bling clubs being peddled to the desperate geerheads searching for masculinity. They will pay anything to pretend to be a man among men. So obvious.

  7. Jack Nash

    Sep 1, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Great to see Go Daddy going back to their original “Sex Sells Platform”.

    • steve

      Sep 1, 2017 at 11:47 am

      exactly. not surprising at all but it did make parsons a load of moolah.

      • Jack Nash

        Sep 1, 2017 at 5:25 pm

        Just like Danica can’t drive a race car, I guess this one can’t make a cut, so might as well sell product.

  8. Bob Roberts

    Sep 1, 2017 at 8:53 am

    Hopefully it will help pay to fix that giant schnoz of hers.

    • Swingman/Jerry

      Sep 1, 2017 at 10:25 am

      Hey, hey, hey … I resemble that remark.

  9. i bogey alot

    Sep 1, 2017 at 8:43 am

    the name of her putter is obv named after BOB! we see what you did there!

  10. justin case

    Sep 1, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Guys. You all have missed the boat here. It is a tax write-off for BP/PXG. Plus, Paige will help attract the high income guys AND ladies to come out to AZ and go thru the fitting experience, play golf for 2 days and be treated like a tour pro. This is brilliant business and he gets to write it all off.
    She is not tour player quality as of right now, but she can play and hit shots. I think it is a huge value add for PGX.
    Also… I was in Detroit playing in a M-G at DCC… I must have seen 15 sets of PGXs on the range. I hit a 6 iron shafted with a KBS tour S and after about 6 balls, i wanted to break my pings. Those clubs are awesome.

    • Swingman/Jerry

      Sep 1, 2017 at 10:26 am

      Good points, and yes, the irons when fit, play well and are extremely soft.

    • Nouke DeWales

      Sep 1, 2017 at 10:51 am

      Justin hasn’t realized it yet, but his Pings are just fine. He just needs to re-shaft them with KBS Tour S’s.

      • TT

        Sep 1, 2017 at 12:21 pm

        But the shaft only carries the clubhead which hits the ball a ton. Haven’t you figured that out yet? It’s all about the sexy clubhead, not the unglamorous shaft.

  11. Chirpy

    Sep 1, 2017 at 6:23 am

    And PXG has officially “Jumped the Shark.”

  12. Golfur

    Aug 31, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Nothing new here. Companies have used good-looking people to market their products for a long time. Good for Paige- she’s made her looks a big part of her brand. It’s unknown and possibly unlikely that PXG sales will take off with her on board, but she’s getting her cut of the cake.

  13. John

    Aug 31, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    She’s never made the cut on an LPGA event, only played in Dubai due to sponsor exemptions, and the tournament she won is on a 3rd string tour. As a professional golfer I’d really have to categorize her as a “scrub”. She does have social media credibility, but what value is added by an Instagram pro vs. a golf scrub. Not seeing the value add, you want pro tournament winners swinging your gear.

    • Jim

      Sep 1, 2017 at 8:58 am

      These clubs aren’t designed for scratch golfers…
      We sell the crap out of them. Even a few cats buying 2 of the milled wedges (despite me telling them they’d be perfectly happy with other offerings and save 1500 on 2 clubs).

      Guarantee not one of our customers actually gives a crap what any instagram era tour player (inc. Jordan, Jason, Rory or Tiger) plays…I’m not kidding. They ARE FINALLY asking a lot more about shafts, wanting to keep the loft adjustment square/neutral on drivers (premium brand bonded druver comeback?!) BALLS, and putter fittings….most of our customers won’t care if a fitness model who happens to play golf uses theses..

      The 12 & 13 yr old boys will be impressed. I wouldn’t be suprised if it helped keep stronger players away.

  14. Milo

    Aug 31, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    First and last time I’ve heard of her.

  15. Vancouver Mellencamp

    Aug 31, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    She hasn’t eaten a piece of pizza or read a comic book in her life!!! Fake news IMO.

    • Mower

      Sep 1, 2017 at 9:27 am

      Sorry, I accidentally reported you. They need to move the ‘report’ link off to the right side and use a light gray color. And maybe make it a 2-step process.

  16. Jerry

    Aug 31, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    What she done to get a contract?

    • Swingman/Jerry

      Aug 31, 2017 at 6:31 pm

      Done – nice smile, great bod, pleasant personality and is anti-bullying … yes, that’s it … that is the reason Parsons signed her. He doesn’t like bullies … 🙂

    • Bwall

      Aug 31, 2017 at 7:28 pm

      She has been under contract with Callaway for years. It came to an end, so PXG picked her up. Marketing is about exposure, and this is what she provides. She will influence club sales way before the Blayne Barbers’ and Kevin Tways’ of the world. Now, are those guys far better players, of course, but neither of them carry her 1 million plus social media followers.

      • Swingman/Jerry

        Sep 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

        Agree – she is a better fit with PXG because of their fitting vacations and she will entertain them during a round of golf with a decent game and she has a variety of trick shots.

      • 1badbadger

        Sep 11, 2017 at 11:24 am

        Excellent points. Parsons didn’t become a billionaire by making stupid decisions. Just because some of you “don’t get it” doesn’t mean it was a bad move.

  17. CT

    Aug 31, 2017 at 4:25 pm

    This is a tough crowd. I think she looks great — and has a better swing than I do. Good for her for making a living playing/modeling. If I could … I would.

  18. Nick

    Aug 31, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    I’ve only seen 1 amateur playing PXG’s. When I asked him about it, it turned out a tour pro gave them to him. Who is paying this price point?

    • John

      Aug 31, 2017 at 1:53 pm

      They don’t play the same courses as you and I

  19. Gorden

    Aug 31, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    As more and more public courses dry up and die hear in California, what we need is $3,000 sets of irons and $150 green fees….and they complain people are backing away from golf, yes they are trying to chase the average Joe away so rounds will be under 4 hours for the few.

  20. Brandon

    Aug 31, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    I was up at Haggin Oaks in Sacramento this past weekend and saw some used PXG clubs that were for sale for the first time (irons, woods). Not very pleasing to the eye and my initial thought was “are these Ping’s?”

    It’s a niche brand. The question I have is how many people who are buying these clubs are financing them? You’re seeing TaylorMade go that route, or should I say the leasing route. But with PXG being so expensive, how many sets are owned outright?

    • cgasucks

      Aug 31, 2017 at 9:56 pm

      You do that PXG clubs are designed by former Ping engineers right?

      • Brandon

        Sep 1, 2017 at 12:24 pm

        Yes I am aware. And I hate Ping clubs so it’s only natural that I hate these ultra expensive Ping clubs with a bunch of screws all over them.

  21. LoBlo

    Aug 31, 2017 at 12:12 pm

    This proves PXG clubs are not meant for playing well

    • LoBlo

      Aug 31, 2017 at 12:12 pm

      They’re only meant for image bling bling

  22. Swingman/Jerry

    Aug 31, 2017 at 11:27 am

    It’s all business and $$$, guys. You know that. Callaway sponsored her since she graduated from college and helped her career. And she returned that loyalty by going with PXG. Loyalty? I should not have used that word. Everyone uses the other for profit, just as PXG is using Paige.

  23. Interpol

    Aug 31, 2017 at 11:02 am

    Does this mean we’re going to start seeing PXG TV commercials similar to GoDaddy’s?

  24. Thomas A

    Aug 31, 2017 at 10:56 am

    Really no different than Callaway sponsoring Justin Timberlake and Alice Cooper. She may be a middling golfer but she gets page views. I do find it funny on how her comment of golf being for everyone is counter to the exclusivity that PXG promotes.

    • Swingman/Jerry

      Aug 31, 2017 at 6:33 pm

      Yes, since Callaway was sponsoring her until yesterday… I think Hank was giving her lessons. Is that why she left?

  25. Jon

    Aug 31, 2017 at 10:38 am

    I was wondering how long it would take before Bob would start a marketing approach like he did with Go Daddy. All I have to say is, what the hell took so long!?

  26. AceW7Iron

    Aug 31, 2017 at 10:24 am

    You Guys are hard on the girl…Like someone else mentioned its 2017 and a different world out there than it was in 1980. A college degree and hard work do not always = success at the level most desire anymore. It takes presenting yourself in a “special” light that makes you stand out.

    Paige has done that IMO…while using all her assets? Yes…but not to the point of distaste.
    All I have to say is…”You Go Girl”

    • Mower

      Aug 31, 2017 at 3:50 pm

      Yelp! Make hay while the sun shines. Don’t blame her a bit!

  27. Brian

    Aug 31, 2017 at 9:59 am

    Leave it to Bob Parsons to hire a golfer of questionable talent, but ample…um…you know….to be his brand ambassador. You say classy, Bob!

    • C

      Aug 31, 2017 at 11:12 am

      How about Zach Johnson, a golfer with fantastic talent, and not a lot of, um, you know…

      • Brian

        Aug 31, 2017 at 11:26 am

        Male golfers aren’t marketed on their sex appeal, but their ability to win tournaments.

        • C

          Aug 31, 2017 at 12:31 pm

          Don’t tell the LPGA that.

          • Brian

            Aug 31, 2017 at 1:08 pm

            Which part of “male” did you not understand?

        • DD

          Sep 3, 2017 at 10:42 am

          Now you’re equivocating. You clearly took Parsons to task for hiring someone with little golfing talent but great looks. When Zach was brought up you then added in ‘male’. Sorry, dude, you can troll if you want but you deserved to be called out on your hypocritical positions.

          She’s beautiful, probably a better player than 95% of the folks on this site, doesn’t say mean *stuff* about anyone, and is finding a way to a successful career in the golf business. Let me summarize for the dim-witted: beautiful, good at golf, nice, and successful. Yet the denizens here still find something to snipe at. Wtf?

      • Swingman/Jerry

        Aug 31, 2017 at 6:34 pm

        It’a all about balance…

  28. Patrick norm

    Aug 31, 2017 at 9:52 am

    I have a daughter about the same age as Page who just completed a communications degree. What I’ve learned from my daughter is how young people like Page monetize their ” brand” which is really their attractiveness , athletic ability and number of followers on Facebook, YouTube and instagram. If I didn’t follow this website or the Golf Channel I wouldn’t have clue who she is because I’m aware she’s a competent college golfer but has had little or no success on pro tours. Apparently that’s not important to PXG and I get that.
    I don’t begrudge this young lady’s success because it’s 2017 and this is how advertising is done. With over a million followers on instagram she has a specific target audience. This is pure gold to any advertiser. Page created her brand through hard work and now is reaping some rewards. Good for her.

    • Chris

      Sep 1, 2017 at 12:03 am

      All but a handful of those million followers just want to jerk off and have no interest in PXG’s. Whatever, Trout Bob. Disgrace to the USMC.

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See what GolfWRX Members are saying about Mizuno’s new ST-180 driver

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Mizuno has recently released a new ST-180 driver that we spotted on Tour at the 2017 RSM Classic. The company’s “wave sole” technology makes an appearance for the first time in a Mizuno driver; the design is used to push weight low and forward to reduce spin rates, and the construction contracts and expands during impact to increase energy into the golf ball. The result is a lower-spinning driver, especially for those who hit down on the golf ball, and increased ball speeds across the face.

The ST-180 drivers have a new Forged SP700 Titanium face insert that allows the faces to be made thinner — saving weight from the face while increasing ball speeds — and they feature what the company calls a “Internal Waffle Crown” that saves weight to help shift CG (center of gravity) low and forward in the head.

There’s a slew of custom shafts available for no upcharge. The stock grip is Golf Pride’s M31 360, and the drivers are selling for $399.99, available in stores now.

Below is a collection of early feedback from GolfWRX members, and make sure to join the full discussion. See more photos of the ST-180 driver here.

Note: The posts below have been minimally edited for grammar and brevity.

GolfWRX Members comment on the new Mizuno ST-180 driver

TeeGolf: I’ve seen the ST180 driver [in person] and it looks like it sits perfectly square to me. And this is coming from someone who has been playing a Titleist driver set 1-degree open for the past 3 years. It doesn’t look closed at all. 

trhode: I’ve been playing the M2 all year. In comparison at address, the ST is very closed. I had 3 customers look at it yesterday too and they all had the same reaction: closed. That being said, I did play 18 on the simulator and hit some monster drives. The head, with the Raijin shaft, seems to be just a little lower spin than my TaylorMade M2. The blue finish doesn’t bother me either. 

akjell: Hit this yesterday at the Mizuno demo day yesterday at Eagle Ridge in Gilroy, CA. Far from a hook machine but definitely a bomber. The Mizuno’s reps put me in a Mitsubishi Tensei White 70X and I could hit this this driver on a string possibly a bit better than my M1. Of the Mizuno drivers of late, this has to be the best one.

odshot68: Ordering it today. Was fit and played a round with it. Optimal launch and spin. Tensei Blue 70x at 9.5 degrees. This is definitely not left bias; first Mizzy driver ever.

nmorton: Hit this today and it’s going in the bag. Just a classic head shape that suits my eye. Been messing around with a number of drivers over the past year and haven’t singled one out. Last long term driver I had was the 850. The ST checks all of the boxes for me…looks great down by the ball, sounds solid and performs as good as any other. What really sold me was how well slight mis-hits performed. I had the 12.5 dialed down so it definitely sat open a bit. Didn’t hit the fairway but it looks sharp as well. 

evoviiiyou: Had a chance to test the driver with a couple shafts last night. The head is definitely deeper than the JPX900 and the footprint seems bigger from he set up position, very confidence inspiring like the JPX900 but a little improved. Finish and graphics are very similar to the 900 which is very nice if you like the satin Mizuno blue and I do love it just like the satin black I recently had done to my JPX driver and 3 metal. 

regiwstruk: My current gamer is a Titleist 917D3, and this is definitely replacing that. I used a JPX 900 from November 2016 through June 2017 — biggest differences are the sound and that the distance is up there with at least one of the leaders in the market. Anxious to see how it does on the course! 

Paul065: It is high launch, low spin yes but I wouldn’t say it was targeted at the average golfer. It’s basically their version of Callaway Epic Sub Zero. Rory used the Sub Zero. 

Tommyj: I went down to Carls yesterday specifically to look at the ST180. I’ve read some comments that the face looks closed. When I picked it up it was in the 10.5D position and did look slightly closed but then looked perfectly square at 9.5D and also square at 10.5D which seemed sort of odd. The shape is not for me, I had a Cobra F6 and while the ST180 footprint isn’t that big its still substantial. I like blue on drivers and the ST180 has a real quality look to it with the matte finish, having said that I’m not sure I’d want to be looking at that shade of blue all the time. The sound was an absolute killer for me, it was completely unexpected because I always associate Mizuno with being traditional and understated… ST180 launch was lower than G400 in the neutral setting, about the same when I lofted the Ping down.  ST180 was noticeably lower than D2. Longest driver of the three was G400, followed by ST180 then D2. For me the ST180 had the widest dispersion with G400 being the most accurate (by a wide margin).

Discussion: Read more comments about the ST-180 driver here

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Spotted: Justin Rose is testing a new TaylorMade “Hi-Toe” wedge

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On Twitter today, Justin Rose posted a photo of a never-before-seen TaylorMade “Hi-Toe” 60-degree wedge. As the name suggests, it appears the toe portion is raised; we’ve seen this high-toe design from other manufacturers, and the benefits of those designs included increasing face area on open-faced shots, and shifting CG (center of gravity) to where it’s more beneficial for wedge play (likely higher for more spin and a lower flight).

The wedge is also stamped with “MG” to suggest it’s a “milled grind” wedge, much like TaylorMade’s popular wedge line that’s in stores now. There also appears to be slots behind the face, likely to also shift CG to where it’s deemed more beneficial.

Talks of a TaylorMade wedge with a high-toe design were actually started by Dustin Johnson a few weeks ago in a press conference. His full comments on that wedge are above, and you can join the discussion about the wedge in our forums.

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GolfWRX Exclusive: Patton Kizzire speaks on first PGA Tour win, WITB, new 718 irons

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Patton Kizzire nabbed his maiden PGA Tour win at last week’s OHL Classic, outlasting a late charge from Rickie Fowler. He raised his first Trophy with a bag full of Titleist equipment and a Titleist ProV1x.

Following the event, our Andrew Tursky had a revealing chat with Patton about the win and the clubs he used to do it.

GolfWRX: When you’re leading down the stretch, are you leaderboard watching? Does a big name like Rickie Fowler chasing you have any effect on your mentality/gameplan?

Patton Kizzire: For most of the tournament, I try not to look at the leaderboard. I took a long look on 15…and I just wanted to make sure nobody was ahead of Rickie and closer to me, and I just went from there.

GolfWRX: Do you get defensive or less aggressive down the stretch? Are you aiming away from pins, or are you ‘head down, keep it going’?

PK: It’s all situational. On difficult holes, maybe [I] play a bit more conservatively. I certainly wasn’t willing to take any chances with a three-stroke lead. I was playing the percentages. I maybe didn’t hit the best shots of the tournament there toward the end. The beginning of the back nine — 12, 13, 14 — were not my best tee shots. But I certainly wasn’t trying to play defensive. I was trying to play aggressively to conservative targets.

GolfWRX: Were there a lot of nerves coming home down the stretch?

PK: It was a little nerve wracking, but it wasn’t my first time in contention. I was able to draw on some of my near-misses, especially the Safeway Open last year. I was in a very similar spot on the weekend on Sunday, and I didn’t get it done, but I was able to look back at that and learn a little bit.

GolfWRX: It looks like you don’t do a whole lot of switching. You’ve still got a 913 Hybrid in the bag and a putter that’s been in the bag for years, too. What does your testing process look like when Titleist comes out with new equipment?

PK: Titleist has been really consistent for me since I was 15…I’ve played Titleist equipment almost exclusively since I was 15 or so. Every year it seems they come out with something new, and I have so much trust in it. It’s a pretty seamless transition. I don’t switch much. I try to put the new irons in play, the new driver, the new woods.

But something like a hybrid, you kind of have a club you fall in love with over the years, and I’ve been a little bit hesitant to switch that. The new balls, the new woods, the new irons are pretty easy for me to get into. And the Vokey team…have done such a great job with wedges”

And I have to mention the putter. The Scotty Cameron GoLo putter has been in my bag for about five years. And I owe a lot of my success to putting.

GolfWRX: Do you ever look to switch out your putter, or do you just kind of love that one and it works for you?

PK: I’ve toyed around with other putters here and there, but I always go right back to the GoLo. For whatever reason, maybe because I’ve used it so long, it just seems like what a putter should be. I feel really comfortable with it. I always gravitate back to the GoLo.

GolfWRX: What makes the wedges a good fit for you?

PK: The way they go through the turf. I like to have a strong leading edge to go through the turf. And the lob wedge needs to perform well around the greens and in the bunker. I’ve really been hitting my bunker shots well with my new 60 degree. I have different versions of the same wedges. Aaron [Dill] does great work in the truck. He kind of tweaks it here and there for me, and they perform like expect them to.

GolfWRX: How often do you switch out wedges?

PK: I get a new 60 degree the most…every four or five tournaments. New 56 and 52 every six to eight tournaments. I try to keep that 60 degree sharp. If we get to a course with firm greens and my wedge doesn’t have the bite that I want it to have, I’ll definitely give the Titleist guys a call.

GolfWRX: What kind of grind do you have on that 60?

PK: We call it the “Dufner grind.” I saw Jason Dufner had one like that about a year ago, and I told Aaron, “I want one like that.” I don’t know what the grind is, but it’s really good for me. [Note: The grind is a modified K grind.]

GolfWRX: One last question… How do the 718 irons look and feel different than the 716 irons?

PK: They don’t look a whole lot different. They’ve been holding their flight better in the wind. I’m able to get the long irons up in the air a little bit. That’s something I look for, being able to control the trajectory. I kind of imagine the shots that I want to hit, and the 718s are coming out on the flight that I want them to.

The good folks in New Bedford, Massachusetts, were kind enough to furnish us with some details about Kizzire’s setup.

Titleist tells us Kizzire switched to from the 915D4 driver to the 917D3 the first week it was available at the Quicken Loans National last year. He switched to the 718 irons to start the 2017-18 season at the Safeway. After missing the cut at in Napa, he has finished T10 (Sanderson Farms), 4th (Shriners Hospitals Open for Children) and then won the OHL Classic.

Titleist Tour Rep J.J. Van Wezenbeeck had this to say about working with Kizzire.

“Patton likes traditional look throughout his bag but needs vertical help with his angle of attack.  A 10.5 degree 917D3 helps him with launch but still controls his swing.  The shaft is based on a platform he had success with us early in his career and he really loves the feel.”

“The 917 F2 was a perfect fit for Patton early on.  He loved the ball speed and having a 16.5 allows him get great launch out of a club he has had trouble with in the past.  Titleist Tour Rep Jim Curran worked extensively on finding him a shaft that felt good, was the proper weight, and yet still launched the way Patton wanted. Tour Blue 95 fit the bill – and Patton has been in it for a year.”

“Patton loves the look of traditional irons and the 718 MB fit the bill for his look and his desire to control flight.  Now, as he moves up through his bag, he has multiple options in 718 which really helps his game. He moves to 718 CB at his 5 and 6 irons, and then carries the 718 T-MB at 4-iron which helps gapping and ball flight at the top of his set.”

Vokey Design Wedge rep Aaron Dill regarding Patton’s wedges:

“Patton has a old school approach to wedge selection.  When he finds a wedge he likes he will rarely make a switch. He doesn’t blame the wedge for poor or mishit shots. His technique is smooth and accurate with mid to high ball flight. His 52 and 56-degree wedges have been in the bag for a while now, and his 60 has changed a little keeping the width but changing the bounce angle for conditions. He likes an old school look which is why we add offset to his 60.”

Kelley Moser on Kizzire’s Cameron GoLo:

“Patton has been using a Scotty Cameron GoLo model since his mini tour days. The one he is currently using was a backup that was made for him when he first earned his PGA TOUR card. He had a stock shaft and silver head version that he used for a long time, but he wanted to shake it up a little so we made him one with a black shaft and a dark finish. He loved it and after his victory said he’s pretty sure this one is in the bag permanently.”

Many thanks to Patton for the talk and the folks at Titleist for sharing some insights on the newly minted PGA Tour winner’s WITB.

You can see Kizzire’s full WITB here

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