Bernhard Langer Wins Payne Stewart Award 2018

Payne Stewart Award 2018, presented every year by Southern Company to a golfer whose "values align with the character, charity, and sportsmanship that Stewart showed" has been awarded to Bernhard Langer.


Payne Stewart Award, presented every year by Southern Company to a golfer whose "values align with the character, charity, and sportsmanship that Stewart showed" has been given to Bernhard Langer celebrating his 61st birthday at the end of August 2018. The ceremony will take place on September 18 in Atlanta and televised by Golf Channel.

Bernhard Langer wins Payne Steward Award 2018

In his interview, Langer mentioned his close relationships with Payne Stewart; both born in 1957, they become close friends while competing in the same tournaments around the world. "We all have been blessed by knowing and spending time with Payne," - he says. Now Langer's brilliant career starting back when he was a 15-year-old boy and passing over 100 wins including becoming one of five players to win tournaments on six continents, is escalated to the highest golfers honors. Joining a roster that includes Arnold Parmer, Jack Nicklaus, Byron Nelson, Ernie Els, Steve Sticker, Gary Player, Nick Faldo, David Love III, Jim Furyk, and Stewart Cink, Langer is the legend of golf.

In the 80s and 90s, Bernhard became a sensation in the game of golf. Not only a two-time Masters Champion, but he is also the official number one ranked player. In the international ballot of 2001, he was elected into the World Golf Hall of Fame; won 10 major senior open championships, US Senior Open in 2010 and Regions Traditions in 2016 and 2017. In 2015, Langer became the first player since Arnold Palmer to win the Constellation Senior Payers Championship in back-to-back years. In the senior majors, he has finished 24 in the top-5 and 38 top-10 in 48 events. In total, he won seven titles.

Bernhard Langer wins Payne Steward Award 2018

Golf is one of the professional games that offer a lifelong commitment. "As long as you can walk, you can do it." Impossible for soccer, football, and basketball, golfers can get better over time and practice. But being the best is not enough to receive the Payne Stewart Award. The values of character, charity, and sportsmanship mean to live life always trying to do the right thing. It's not easy to play a game without "losing a head." For decades, Langer's integrity was beyond reproach.

Payne Stewart's son, Aaron, always says how little money meant to his dad. "Our generation is different. We swim in excess." Langer, born in the village of Anhausen, Germany, now the father of four children, plans to keep only a small statue of Payne Steward; a half-million dollars from Southern Company are going to Stewart's charity, the First Tee of the Ozarks, and to the Bernhard Langer Foundation focused on helping children, orphans, and widows in South Florida.

Lately, a character has not been having a good run. It's in short supply on a political stage, but in sports, the integrity of players is always under a microscope. As P. G. Wodehouse said once:

"Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well."

Due to longstanding neglect, the character has been left to philosophers and theologians. On the golf course, we can observe it first-hand. The events carry credibility because they are not anticipated or prescribed. They arrive unheralded, revealing the person's strengths, exposing vulnerabilities, unveil core convictions, divulge life values. They show a player's kindness, fairness, honesty, trustworthiness, and loyalty. Those unique human qualities of a golfer are what the Payne Steward award stands for. Charity, sportsmanship, and character.

While 90 percent of the players, according to Peter Jacobsen, an American professional golfer and commentator on Golf Channel and NBC, don't "care what you shot and the other 10 percent wish it had been worse, Payne was the epitome of the opposite of all that."

Back in 2016, for his contributions, Langer was honored with his appointment as honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, created by King George V during World War I to reward services to the war effort by civilians.

"Be receiving the Payne Stewart Award, I feel extremely honored. I know there are many, many other guys that deserve it as much if not more than me, and I'm thrilled to receive it," said Bernhard Langer. Yet, it's bigger than media.

"There are far more important things in life than making a putt or missing a putt or losing a championship," - Bernhard Langer.
Bernhard Langer Wins His 4th Senior British Open Title and Sets a New World Record

For the record-extending 11th time in his senior major title career, Bernhard Langer wins the 2019 Senior British Open on Sunday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. During 2017, Langer sets the new record of 10 in 2017 and 11 wins in July 2019. He is the only player who has won each of the five senior major championships, and now he holds the "Career Grand Slam," previously attributed to Jack Nicklaus. The Career Grand Slam in professional golf means winning all of golf's major tournaments within a player's career.

The 2015 Constellation Senior Players Championship was "a magic week" for Bernhard Langer, two-times Masters Champion, who lead wire-to-wire victory at the Belmont Country Club, Massachusetts. It became Bernhard's 81st individual triumph. This time, he won six shots over Kirk Triplett.

In the last round of the Constellation Senior Players Championship, ending with a 3-under 68 closing round and a 6-shot margin of triumph, Langer achieves his 24th career win on the Campions Tour. He became the first senior golfer to repeat as Senior Players winner since Arnold Palmer in 1984-1985.


Global Syn-Turf, Inc continue to love and to follow the PGA Leaderboard of American golf. Global Syn-Tuft, Inc had been around the golf sport since 2009, when they opened the doors to their manufacturing synthetic turf company. With a Bernhard Langer representative of synthetic turf fields, GST is still cheering Langer to be shown on the next year's PGA leaderboard. Although, Bernhard Langer was not on the PGA Golf Championship tournament, the PGA leaderboard showed that Rory McIlroy, an Irish golf professional at 25 years old won the Championship for his fourth major title, second of the season, and third consecutive overall win. The victory was his

Bernhard Langer received first place in the Senior Open Golf Championship! Global Syn-Turf congratulates him on not only receiving first place, but also breaking over fifteen records as well!

Langer's 13 stroke winning margin over his rival Colin Montgomerie was enough to obtain the trophy as well as break the former stroke margin record of 12, set in 1997. His rival Colin calls it a "great performance." Bernhard's win puts him at rank 2 overall, just behind Colin Montgomerie.

Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in the world cup finals! Many viewers thought that Messi would ensure a win for Argentina. The game was exciting to watch. The artificial grass field was a vibrant green color and made the game very amusing to watch. In fact, the fake grass looked so real; many probably couldn't tell if it was real or not!

Messi missed a free shot over the bar, and Germany responded with a goal. The game was exciting and long, but in the 113th minute, Germany scored the game-winning goal. The coach of the Argentina team was not deeply saddened by the loss, but instead accepted that Germany had won fair. Although Messi was a four-time world player, he could not carry his team to victory. Many were disappointed and expected Messi to lead his team to victory.

Artificial Grass Cost Calculator
Artificial Grass Cost Calculator

Calculate installation costs online! Synthetic lawn vs. natural turf maintenance, initial installation prices, labor and landscape services costs, gallons of water you use every year. Start now and save!

Artificial Grass Installation Calculator Materials
Synthetic Turf DIY Costs

Instantly get the list of materials you need for installation with associated amounts, costs, and rental equipment fees.

Find a Local Dealer
Trainers Turf Artificial Grass for sports fields, playgrounds, athletics, exercise, training

One of the best synthetic grass solutions on the market. Creates perfect traction and the best force reduction properties. Proven to give the best game experience for players.

Star Grass 35 Artificial Grass

Fashionable and versatile, perfectly suited to be the star of any outdoor event and the finishing touch that completes your home's meticulously designed yard.

Riviera Monterey Artificial Grass

Suited for high traffic play and recreation areas, as well as lower traffic commercial and residential landscapes & pets areas. Provides a soft yet resilient cushion of turf safe enough for children to play on while maintaining top of the line durability standards.

Riviera Monterey Artificial Grass 65 oz.

Safe, cost-efficient alternative to traditional grass lawns. Retains plush, original, vivid green state month after month. Withstands any level of foot traffic, extreme weather patterns and function.

All Natural 75 oz Artificial Grass. Field Green, Olive Green colors. brown and green thatching.

The most natural-looking artificial turf on the market. This turf can be installed on landscapes, lawns, playgrounds, traffic medians, pet areas, commercial or residential spaces, and is suitable for lightly to heavily trafficked areas.

C Blade Synthetic Grass 92 oz.

Standard of durability for long lasting turf. Unique C Shape blades stand straighter under varying pressure and retain their original shape and blade position while ensuring that your lawn maintains its fresh green look every day.

Double W Blade shape 85 oz. artificial grass

Rich and luxurious turf creates realistically beautiful plush lawn. Light and heat are diffused through the specialized curves of the blade making it ideal for regions with extreme weather conditions.

Emerald color 92 oz. Stem Blades Grass Artificial turf

Looks more realistic than many of its competitors and can handle up to heavy levels of foot traffic with resilient qualities that make it perfect for pet areas, recreation areas and meticulously designed landscapes.

Find Artificial Grass in Your City

Omaha Newark Milwaukee Chicago San Antonio Wilmington Lincoln Des Moines Cedar Rapids Missoula New Haven Allentown Chesapeake Aurora Charleston Columbia Fayetteville Enchanted Hills Cleveland Seattle Lewiston Manhattan Kansas City Nampa Aurora Grand Rapids Worcester South Boston Raleigh Fairbanks

Global Syn-Turf, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and wholesaler of high-quality artificial grass in the United States and Canada. The company offers an extensive selection of products for commercial and residential landscapes, playgrounds, sports athletic fields, municipalities, golf putting greens and pet areas. Global Syn-Turf, Inc. provides innovative, environmentally friendly synthetic turf systems which require little maintenance, no water, pesticides, or fertilizers through multiple company-owned distribution centers across the United States. The state-of-the-art artificial grass offers realism, drainage, performance, safety, and durability. Global Syn-Turf is the exclusive artificial grass partner of San Francisco 49ers.

error message

Thank you for your question.