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.
- 1989-08-13 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes GC Ill
- 1991-06-16 91st US Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 282 at Hazeline National GC Minn
- 1999-06-20 99th US Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 279 at Pinehurst CC