Patton Kizzire and James Hahn

Patton Kizzire sunk a four-foot putt to par the 17th and win the tour title

American Patton Kizzire came through a “marathon” six-hole play-off to win the Sony Open in Hawaii.

The 31-year-old beat James Hahn to claim his second US PGA Tour title of the season.

Hahn was in the clubhouse at 17 under after hitting a final round of 62, before Kizzire closed with 68.

Kizzire, who becomes the tour’s first two-time winner in 2017-18, sealed the victory at the par-three 17th.

“It was kind of a marathon play-off,” Kizzire said. “I was hoping I could make an eagle on the first hole and end it quickly but I’ll take it any way I can get it.”

News Reporter

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