BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 12 Virginia men’s golf team shot 8-under 280 to grab the first-round lead at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional at LSU’s University Club. All five Cavaliers shot even par or better during the opening round of the three-day event.

The top five finishers from six NCAA regional sites advance to the NCAA Championships set for May 24-29 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif.

Deven Patel posted a bogey-free round that featured five birdies to grab the first-round lead at 67. Bryan Lee is in fourth place at 2-under 70. His round featured five birdies, a bogey and a double bogey. Patel is one shot ahead of LSU’ Connor Gaunt and Houston’s Wolfgang Glawe.

First-year Josh Duangmanee shot 1-under 71 and is in ninth place while Ben James and George Duangmanee both posted scores of even par 72 and are tied for 15th place. Both James and Josh Duangmanee carded six birdies during their rounds.

In the team standings, top-ranked Auburn trails UVA by five shots at 3-under 285. Ohio State is tied with Houston for third place at 1-over 289 and Duke is in fifth position at 3-over 291.

Virginia, Auburn and Houston will start the second round at 9 a.m. ET from the first tee. Live scoring of the event is online at

NCAA Baton Rouge Regional
University Club
Baton Rouge, La.
Par 72, 7,401 yards
First-Round Results

Team Results
 1. Virginia              280

 2. Auburn                285
 3. Ohio State            289
 3. Houston               289
 5. Duke                  291
 6. Texas Tech            292
 6. Oregon                292
 6. South Carolina        293
 9. Lipscomb              294
10. LSU                   295
11. Louisville            301
12. Loyola (Md.)          310
13. Yale                  320
13. Arkansas-Pine Bluff   321

Individual Leaders
1. Deven Patel, Virginia   67

2. Connor Gaunt, LSU       68
2. Wolfgang Glawe, Houston 68

Virginia Results
 1. Deven Patel        67

 4. Bryan Lee          70 
 9. Josh Duangmanee    71
15. Ben James          72
15. George Duangmanee  72