Couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary at Phoenix Open

Posted at 3:35 PM, Feb 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-04 19:57:49-05

Among the huge crowds, the golf and the partying at the Waste Management Phoenix Open there's also a love story. 

Dick and Helen Payne have been married for 50 years today and they're celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at the Phoenix Open.

It's where they honeymooned back in 1967.

This year, they came back as volunteers, since the Phoenix Open holds special memories for the Paynes.

“Family has always been very important to us, so having our family together for this is extra special. Being out on the golf course is even an added bonus," Dick Payne said. 

ABC15 asked him what is his secret to a 50-year marriage — he said five words: "Yes, dear" and "I love you."