Lehman seeking 3rd straight Regions Tradition win

By: Matt Harris Email
By: Matt Harris Email

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- It's no surprise that Tom Lehman is a big fan of the course at Shoal Creek.

Lehman enters the Regions Tradition Thursday seeking his third straight win in the $2.2 million tournament, the second of five Champions Tour major championships.

Only Hale Irwin has accomplished the three-peat at a major, having won the PGA Seniors' Championship from 1996-98.

Lehman called the course "pretty much perfect" on Wednesday, though afternoon showers cut the pro-am short.

Lehman says other players are playing better right now but he also feels that if he's playing well, "I'm going to have a chance to win three in a row."

He has scored in the 60s in seven of the eight rounds since the Regions Tradition moved to the Jack Nicklaus-designed course at Shoal Creek.

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