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Last Updated: Monday, 18 September 2006, 18:00 GMT 19:00 UK

Bad jumpers, dodgy strides
Payne Stewart in 1989 and 1993
But every now and then, just when golf appears set to vanish into its own hand-knitted hell, a knight comes along to save the game's fashion bacon.

And for many years that knight was the much-missed Payne Stewart.

It's not clear if designer Yves Saint Laurent was talking about the double US Open champ when he said "fashions fade, style is eternal", but he might have been.

The flashy Stewart strut his plus-foured stuff in five Ryder Cups and never failed to raise a smile.



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18 Sep 06 |  Golf

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