PHOTO: Justin Rose pays tribute to Payne Stewart

Justin Rose in 2014 and Payne Stewart in 1999. (Getty Images)
Justin Rose in 2014 and Payne Stewart in 1999. (Getty Images)

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Justin Rose made a birdie at the 72nd hole of his 2014 US Open and decided to give it the Payne Stewart fist pump.

"I just tried to have a little fun at that point," said Rose after his round.

The gallery very much appreciated it.

Rose finished as one of the better defending champs in recent history, too. Not since Tiger Woods finished T6 in his title defense has someond performed as well as Rose who finished T12.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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