TULSA, Okla. - Duke held off Southern California by two strokes Friday for its sixth NCAA women's golf title, and the Trojans' Doris Chen took the individual championship.
Duke, six strokes ahead of Southern California entering the final round, had a 6-under 274 total at Tulsa Country Club to finish at 10-over 1,130. The Trojans, the winner last year, shot 10-under 270.
Duke coach Dan Brooks also led the Blue Devils to titles in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2007. The hail-shortened 1999 event also was played at Tulsa Country Club.
Chen closed with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Duke's Celine Boutier. Chen finished at 6-under 274. Boutier, tied with Chen for the third-round lead, shot 69.
UCLA was third at 25 over, followed by Oklahoma at 27 over and Arizona State at 30 over.