PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – The No. 10 Virginia men’s golf team shot 3-under 285 during the final round of the Watersound Invitational to placed fourth in the 12-team field. UVA completed the tournament at 15-under 849. Third-ranked Vanderbilt took the team title at 29-under 835.

UVA was led by sophomore All-American Ben James who placed 12th at 5-under 211. He posted a final-round score of 1-under 71. Deven Patel was 18th at 3-under 213 after shooting even par 72 on the final day of play.

Bryan Lee posted UVA’s best finishing score, shooting 3-under 69 to move up to a tie with teammate George Duangmanee for 22nd place at 1-under 215. Duangmanee shot 74 on Wednesday. Josh Duangmanee rounded out the Cavaliers’ scoring with a 31st place finish. He shot even par 216 including a 1-over 73 on the final day. Chris Fosdick, competing as an individual, was 58th at 224.

Virginia was one of nine teams in the field ranked in the top-50 of the current NCAA golf rankings.

UVA is off until March 9 when the Cavaliers return to Florida for the John Hayt Invitational at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra.

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

Team Results
 1. Vanderbilt        278-278-279-835
 2. Florida State     288-279-277-844
 2. Georgia Tech      287-281-276-844
 4. Virginia          286-278-285-849
 5. Oklahoma State    294-276-284-854
 6. Clemson           283-280-295-858
 7. Ohio State        288-284-287-859
 8. Notre Dame        284-287-289-860
 9. Mississippi State 283-292-286-861
10. Alabama           287-301-280-868
11. NC State          297-284-299-880
12. Penn              313-303-295-911 

Individual Leaders
1. Gray Albright, Florida State    68-70-68-206
2. Gordon Sargent, Vanderbilt      68-70-69-207
2. Christo Lamprecht, Georgia Tech 71-65-71-207 

Virginia Results
12. Ben James         72-68-71-211
18. Deven Patel       70-71-72-213
22. Bryan Lee         74-72-69-215
22. George Duangmanee 70-71-74-215
31. Josh Duangmanee   75-68-73-216
58. Chris Fosdick*    76-73-75-224
* Competing as an individual