Taking place December 3-4, 2023 at the Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City, Florida, the first annual Payne Stewart Invitational will combine competition and charity in honor of 3-time major winner and 11-time PGA Tour winner Payne Stewart.
In honor of Payne Stewart’s legacy, and the generosity and work of the Payne Stewart Kids Golf Foundation, the tournament will feature PGA player recipients of the Payne Stewart Award, presented annually by Southern Company, competing alongside fellow stars from the PGA Tour, PGA TOUR Champions, LPGA, and A-list celebrity participants.
On the cusp of 2024’s 25th anniversary of his historic U.S. Open win at Pinehurst, the Payne Stewart Invitational will carry on Payne’s indelible legacy to support a noble cause.
The Payne Stewart Invitational will be a Pro/Celebrity/Amateur format. Teams will consist of 4 amateurs and one pro or celebrity, with teams picking their pro/celebrity at the Draw Party draft.
Teams will be scored on Low Net and Low Gross score per team per hole. A Low Net and Low Gross champion will be awarded.
Schedule of Events
The Payne Stewart Kids Golf Foundation seeks to carry on Payne’s legacy of character, charity, and sportsmanship to the next generation of golfers. We do this by offering golf learning experiences to kids 3-9 years of age, teaching the fundamental of golf and life.
The foundation is an approved 501(c)3, which supports families in need from all backgrounds assuring that access to equipment and the cost of participation is never a barrier to play. Our mission is to develop healthy kids for life through the fun of golf.
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Floridian was created to celebrate the game of golf. The 18-hole course at Floridian is quickly becoming known as one of the most beautiful, well-designed, challenging yet playable courses in the nation. Tom Fazio harkens back to golf’s origins, producing a course that is both walkable and enjoyable. Dramatic views of the St. Lucie River present themselves between shots. The natural preserve areas hold some of Florida’s most unique native wildlife.
No matter what playing level, Floridian National Golf Club aims to provide an unparalleled golf experience…just as Fazio intended.