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NCAA: UNLV's Schutte wins title

Published Oct. 13, 2005

Warren Schutte, a UNLV sophomore from Durban, South Africa, made NCAA history while stopping the historic chances of Phil Mickelson. Schutte shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to win the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships, the first foreign-born player to win the title.

Mickelson of Arizona State failed in his bid to join Ben Crenshaw, formerly of Texas, as the only three-time individual winner of the event. The left-hander, one of only three golfers to win a PGA Tour event as an amateur, finished in a five-way tie for fourth at 289.

Schutte shot the low round of the tournament and ended at 283, three shots better than David Duval of Georgia Tech at the 6,865-yard Poppy Hills Golf Course.