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Kevin Robbins

Kevin Robbins teaches in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf.
Book Excerpt
A young Payne Stewart rarely made it easy, even in victory

In a new book, The Last Stand of Payne Stewart: The Year Golf Changed Forever, author Kevin Robbins details Stewart’s dramatic transformation prior to his death in a plane crash in 1999. A popular champion when he died, Stewart was a difficult figure earlier in his career, as encapsulated by this excerpt detailing his maiden major title in 1989