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Thursday, October 28, 1999 Published at 21:29 GMT 22:29 UK


World: Americas

Payne Stewart memorial in pictures



In a sombre start to the Tour Championship in Houston, a lone bagpiper marching through the fog played "Going Home" as players gathered on the first tee of the Champions Golf Club to remember Payne Stewart.


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Play was delayed by a day to allow a service in his memory.


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"When he died on Monday, a big part of us died, too," said Tom Lehman, who offered a prayer after the brief service.


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Professional golfers Steve Elkington, left, Loren Roberts, centre and a friend of Jim Furyk, Tabitha Skartved, right, listen to Tom Lehman's eulogy.


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A golf fan touches Payne Stewart's name plaque after leaving a condolence letter at the makeshift memorial.


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Friends said they were still in shock, 72 hours after the plane crash.


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Tiger Woods and his girlfriend, Joanna Jagoda, arrive at the memorial service.


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Mourners view photos and memorabilia of Payne Stewart.


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Federal investigators have now found the plane's voice recorder, but say it may not shed light on why the plane crashed.




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