Lehman Defeats Doyle by Four Strokes in Peninsula Amateur Championship

Sean Lehman simply made like his father.

Lehman (pictured right), the son of PGA Tour star Tom Lehman, pulled away in the final round to claim a four-stroke victory over Easton Doyle (left) of San Diego in the Peninsula Amateur Golf Tournament at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame.

The 20-year-old Lehman, a junior at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo who lives in Scottsdale, Ariz., posted a score of 69-69—138, six-under-par, after being tied for the lead after the first round, while Doyle finished at 73-69—142.

Tom Lehman, of course, captured the 1996 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in Lancashire, England, among his five victories on the PGA Tour which also included the 1996 Tour Championship, and has added 12 victories on the Champions Tour including three Senior major titles.

Ryan Torres of San Jose was third in the Peninsula Amateur with a score of 69-74—143, followed by defending champion Phil Wastell of San Mateo at 73-71—144, and Maddox Yi of Pleasanton at 71-76—147.

Nick Woo of Greenbrae carded a score of 76-72—148 to tie for sixth with Mason Browning of San Mateo, who finished at 74-74—148, and Hem Singh if San Francisco, who wound up at 72-76—148.

John McCord of Oakland posted a score of 78-71—149 to tie for ninth with Parker Pilotte of San Mateo, who came in at 73-76—149.

Tony Ralph of Sunnyvale claimed the Peninsula Amateur Senior Championship by nine strokes with a score of 78-71—146, five-over-par, while Daniel O’Connor of San Francisco, who captured the 2021 Senior Wine Cup Amateur Championship, was second at 79-76—155, and Mike Mangan of San Francisco was third at 81-79—160.

The Peninsula Amateur is sanctioned by the Northern California Golf Association.

For complete results, visit https://www.playcrystalsprings.com/images/2023_Peninsula_Amateur_Results.pdf

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