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This year marks the 10th anniversary of Payne Stewart's U.S. Open victory. Golfweek's Jeff Rude talks with Stewart's son Aaron about his father's legacy and more.
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Parents during its period magic it's a good golf I got I think it might be some genes you have good genes. Maybe a little bit that could be helping that. Not -- easy game so. You are you grinder you have Vijay Tom kite get a guy are you more just go play. A bit of both elected kid in the money games with my teammates and everything that so. And so -- and you you're scoring average is what 74. Darren what do you want to do golf and you do want to play the PGA tour like your dad there -- I mean I've read traded lashes that I I have three more years after this -- Your dad hall of Famer great player fund guy plays -- guy. Fondest memories of Payne Stewart. And that say when he when we're at home they're going on Lakers just hanging out as Hamlet -- football in the backyard so like that. -- Now. I knew him pretty well wrote a lot about them. Spent some time -- them and the word that comes in my with him was playful he was always when Payne was around there's those kind of -- party. It was the did you view. That way had to be a fund. Dad is. That -- Ellis on the field and on Ellis Latin. I would say we deftly got away with a little more with and then among my mom can add that set him straight he was a disciplinarian. Death and he that the fund had -- -- Well in the mum was fun -- it months on as well but GO is that they keep in mind I give me one funny story. I we have and day -- bonfire next Torres Johnny -- house Earl tiger now. And tour -- -- yeah we can they can get ego and so data the right idea of pouring some gasoline it. And after you edited out went up and -- -- any -- -- money issues as she is that I am fired it was going to through the woods with -- she's umpire. Okay and I know you're not plus fours you going to do the -- for thing in the that's my deal we retirement portfolio. A bit there at the similar. That being the son of Payne Stewart I gotta think there's pros and cons -- -- from afar. Opens doors. But does it raise expectations and pressure I'm I'd say yeah. Both yes votes because. Yeah a lot lower press coverage and stuff like that a lot more people looking at is so when your playing good it helps that but you're playing bad candidate -- thinking that experience. Now in Dallas but we get a pretty good table restaurant that everybody -- there probably I don't know. Yeah once people meet you and they find. -- your dad was. What reaction. I don't come. Most common thing is your dad was that great yet you know it -- really makes me proud of -- very are. -- off mean golf influence that you get from him. I definitely off that much news and lives. In that's tough not having him around like which means that Ryan had. Yeah I do which ultimately he would tell you enjoy the game yet thinking that yen at chuck cook is your coach -- means coach yet. Who who would you learn from my job. Where -- chuck -- idea of where once they did he says that. He's got an idea of where he wants me at the end of college so he won't tell me what. Has got like five or six things that he needs me to change and then. You'll tell me what we just worked -- and so. It's skin better than I gotcha -- how good do you think he can be. It's just -- because that is however hard at work now they can. Guys limit I guess for anyone just got to want it bad enough -- and I seen nothing -- much. Have fun.