June 16 1985: Payne Stewart checks the line of his putt during the U.S. Open at Oakland Hills Golf Club in Birmingham, Mich.
1989: Payne Stewart shows off his golf outfit during the Ryder Cup at the Belfry Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England. The event ended in a 14-14 draw, which was enough for Europe to retain the trophy.
July 31, 1989: Stewart jumps for joy as he birdies at the 17th during the British Open at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland.
Lift it high
1989: Stewart holds up the trophy after winning the USPGA Championships at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Hawthorn Woods, Ill.
Run it out
1991: Stewart in action during the U.S. Open at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minneapolis, Minn.
1991: Stewart holds up the trophy with his wife Tracey and daughter Chelsea after winning the U.S. Open at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minneapolis.
Sept. 29, 1991: Stewart pours champagne over teammate Hale Irwin after winning the Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island in South Carolina.
Take a swim
Mark O'Meara and Payne Stewart look on as team captain Dave Stockton pushes Corey Pavin into the water as the USA celebrates on the beach after victory in the Ryder Cup.
June 18, 1993: Stewart sticks out his tongue after missing a birdie on the 16th green during the second round of the U.S. Open in Springfield, Va.
Man in black
June 19, 1999: Stewart celebrates after making a putt during the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst Golf Resort in Pinehurst, N.C.
To the sky
Payne Stewart plays at the U.S. Open on the number two course at Pinehurst in North Carolina.
Hug it out
June 20, 1999: Stewart clutches the trophy after winning the 1999 U.S. Open.
Take a rest
Sept. 21, 1999: U.S. Ryder Cup team member Stewart sits on teammate Mark O'Meara's lap before the team picture.
A Learjet 31A in flight in an undated file photo. The plane is similar to the one that crashed in South Dakota on Oct. 25, 1999. All five passengers aboard were killed, including Payne Stewart.
Flowers and letters hang at the parking space reserved for U.S. Open Champion Payne Stewart at the PGA Tour Championship at Champions Golf Course in Houston, Texas on Oct. 28, 1999. Stewart was scheduled to play in the tournament.