Schulz, in field as alternate, holds on to capture First Tee Open by one

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After two career victories on the PGA Tour, Ted Schulz won the First Tee Open in his 12th start on the Champions Tour.
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Ted Schulz won the First Tee Open on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, holing an 8-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach en route to a 2-under 70 and a one-stroke victory over Tom Pernice Jr.

The 50-year-old Schulz -- in the field as an alternate in his 12th start on the 50-and-over tour -- finished at 14-under 202. It was his first victory since winning the 1991 Nissan Open for the second of his two PGA Tour titles

Pernice finished with a 67. Mark Calcavecchia and Tom Kite closed with 69s to tie for third at 12 under. Fred Couples (68) followed at 11 under.

Jeff Sluman, the 2008 and 2009 winner, shot a 71 to finish at 6 under.