Payne Stewart

On October 25, 1999 a plane crash claims the life of Springfield professional golfer Payne Stewart. Stewart won eleven PGA Tour events, including three major championships and was admired for having one of the most gracefully fluid and stylish golf swings of the modern era.

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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