Payne Stewart

Golfer Payne Stewart Full Name: Payne Stewart [William Payne Stewart]

United States of America

Profession: Golfer
Why Famous: Won 11 PGA Tour events, including three major championships: the 1989 PGA Championship, the 1991 U.S. Open, and the 1999 U.S. Open.

A popular golfer with spectators, Payne was known for his distinctive clothing.

Born: January 30, 1957
Birthplace: Springfield, Missouri, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: October 25, 1999 (aged 42)
Cause of Death: Plane crash

Historical Events in the Life of Payne Stewart

  • 1989-08-13 PGA Championship, Kemper Lakes GC: Payne Stewart wins first of 3 major titles by 1 from Andy Bean, Mike Reid & Curtis Strange
  • 1991-06-17 US Open Golf, Hazeline National GC: Payne Stewart wins a Monday playoff with 1987 champion Scott Simpson
  • 1999-06-20 US Open Golf, Pinehurst CC: Payne Stewart wins his 2nd Open by 1 shot from Phil Mickelson

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