PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – Behind a pair of 2-under scores, the No. 10 Virginia men’s golf team completed the first round of the Watersound Invitational in fifth place. UVA’s George Duangmanee and Deven Patel both shot 2-under 70 on Monday to stand tied for first ninth place after the opening 18 holes.

As a team, Virginia finished the first round at 2-under 286. Third-ranked Vanderbilt leads the 12-team field after shooting 10-under 278 to open the tournament.

UVA’s Ben James shot even par 72 and is in 25th place while Bryan Lee is 48th at 2-over 74. Josh Duangmanee rounded out the Cavaliers’ team scoring by shooting 3-over 75. He is in 56th position. Chris Fosdick, playing as a non-scoring individual, is 61st after posting a score of 76.

The Hoos will be paired with Mississippi State and NC State during Tuesday’s second round. Those teams will tee off from the 10th hole starting at 10 a.m.

Virginia is one of nine teams in the field ranked in the top-50 of the current NCAA golf rankings. Live scoring of the event is online at

Watersound Invitational
Shark’s Tooth Golf Course
Panama City Beach, Fla.
Par 72, 7,246 yards
First-Round Results

Team Results
 1. Vanderbilt        278
 2. Clemson           283
 2. Mississippi State 283
 4. Notre Dame        284
 5. Virginia          286
 6. Georgia Tech      287
 6. Alabama           287
 8. Florida State     288
 8. Ohio State        288
10. Oklahoma State    294
11. NC State          297
12. Penn              313 

Individual Leaders
1. Hunter Logan, Miss State       66
1. Thomas Ponder, Alabama         66
3. Gordon Sargent, Vanderbilt     68
3. Gray Albright, Florida State   68
3. Nick Gabrelcik, North Florida  66 

Virginia Results
 9. George Duangmanee 70
 9. Deven Patel       70
25. Ben James         72
48. Bryan Lee         72
56. Josh Duangmanee   75
61. Chris Fosdick*    76
* Competing as an individual