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Payne Stewart

Read through the most famous quotes from Payne Stewart

I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind to wander when I needed to be focused. It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.

— Payne Stewart

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I went over before the British Open and played Valderrama thinking that I might make the team, might be a captain's pick. I made the effort to go over there.

— Payne Stewart

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I'm 42 now, what I would consider prime time.

— Payne Stewart

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I've just become more conscious about how much I do drink and how often I want to have a drink and things like that. I think being conscious of it will help me to control the urges.

— Payne Stewart

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If somebody asks for my opinion, I tell them my opinion, whether it's what they want to hear or not.

— Payne Stewart

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Not that money is a driving force. It's an honor to play for your country.

— Payne Stewart

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That's why I'm very proud of being American. I'm proud to pay taxes. I pay a lot of taxes, but it sure beats the alternative.

— Payne Stewart

#american #beats #being #i #lot

The two-piece ball I switched to spun too much. One shot would go the distance I thought it should, then the next one would fall short, and then the next one would go long.

— Payne Stewart

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Then I would have an occasional cigarette and then I started back dipping. I started dipping last year. My family has asked me again to stop, and I'm trying my best to do that.

— Payne Stewart

#asked #back #best #cigarette #dipping

These guys who keep on playing but aren't winning, you've got to sit them down and let them figure it out and perform a little gut-check on themselves.

— Payne Stewart

#figure #got #guys #keep #little

About Payne Stewart

Did you know about Payne Stewart?

The last communication received from the pilots was at 9:27 AM EDT and the plane made a right turn at 9:30 AM EDT that was probably the result of human input. Death

On October 25 1999 a month after the American team rallied to win the 1999 Ryder Cup in Brookline Massachusetts and four months after his U. PGA Tour playoff record (3–6)

European Tour wins (1)
1991 Heineken Dutch Open

Japan Golf Tour wins (1)
1985 Jun Classic (tie with Kazushige Kono and Masahiro Kuramoto)

Other wins (11)
this list is probably incomplete
1981 Indian Open Indonesia Open
1982 Magnolia State Classic
1982 Coolangatta-Tweed Heads Classic (Australia)
1987 Fred Meyer Challenge (with Isao Aoki)
1991 Skins Game
1992 Skins Game Hassan II Trophy
1993 Skins Game Hassan II Trophy
1996 Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge (with Fred Couples and Davis Love III)

Major championships

Wins (3)
1Defeated Simpson in an 18-hole playoff – Stewart 75 (+3) Simpson 77 (+5).

He graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. William Payne Stewart (January 30 1957 – October 25 1999) was an American professional golfer who won eleven PGA Tour events including three major championships in his career the last of which occurred only months before he died in an airplane accident at the age of 42.

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