Posted November 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
Tom Lehman won the Charles Schwab Cup Championship on Sunday to become the first player to win the Champions Tour season points title for two straight years. After shooting 68-63-62 to take a one-stroke lead into the final round, Lehman birdied four of the last five holes for a 5-under 65 and a six-stroke victory. Jay Haas shot a 69 to finish second. ''It was a great week from start to finish,'' Lehman said. ''I played some of my best golf of the year. I'm very, very fortunate and thankful to be able to kind of bring my best when I needed it.'' Lehman won at the mountainside club where he first worked with Jim Flick, the noted swing instructor stricken by pancreatic cancer. ''The more I thought about that, the more teary-eyed I would get,'' said Lehman, who spoke to Flick on the phone before the round. ''I decided I can't play this round of golf with tears in my eyes. I have to wait until business is finished.'...
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