Lehman named Senior Player of the Year

Minnesota native Tom Lehman was named 2011 Senior Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America on Thursday. Lehman had 12 top-ten finishes -- including three wins -- to lead the Champions Tour money list.
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Minnesota native Tom Lehman was named 2011 Senior Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America on Thursday. Lehman had 12 top-ten finishes -- including three wins -- to lead the Champions Tour money list.

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