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Virginia Men’s Golf | UVA Finishes Second at Linger Longer Invitational

Virginia Men's Golf | UVA Finishes Second at Linger Longer Invitational

GREENSBORO, Ga. – The No. 13 Virginia men’s golf team shot -8, 280 to finish the 14-team Linger Longer Invitational in second place. The Cavaliers finished the three-day event at 29-under 835 at Great Waters Golf Course at Reynolds Plantation. Alabama took the team title with a score of 40-under 824.

Bryan Lee led UVA with a fourth-place finish at 8-under 208. He shot 2-under 70 for the second consecutive day to finish off the tournament. It was the fifth time this season Lee has posted a top-10 finish. Lee’s round featured 15 pars, one eagle, one birdie and one bogey.

Ben James posted a final-round score of 3-under 69 to move up to sixth place overall at 7-under 209. That was the 15th top-10 showing during his two-year UVA career.

For the second consecutive day, freshman Josh Duangmanee led the team in scoring, shooting 4-under 68. He notched his first top-10 finish, placing 10th at 6-under 210. That was his best tournament score and finish at UVA.

Deven Patel and Paul Chang tied for 22nd place at 2-under 214. Patel finished with a 74 while Chang carded a score of 73 on Tuesday.

Alabama’s Jonathan Griz led the event from wire-to-wire and took medalist honors at 13-under 203.

The Cavaliers will be off until April 8-9 when they host the Lewis Chitengwa Memorial at Birdwood Golf Course in the final regular-season tournament of the year.


Linger Longer Invitational
Great Waters Golf Course
Greensboro, Ga.
Par 72, 7,436 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Alabama         267-272-285-824
 2. Virginia        276-279-280-835
 3. Georgia         279-278-281-838
 4. Georgia Tech    280-280-286-846
 5. UNCG            281-278-292-851
 6. Clemson         281-298-291-870
 7. Kennesaw State  293-284-297-874
 8. Augusta         291-292-295-878
 9. Georgia State   287-292-300-879
10. Charlotte       287-295-299-881
10. Jacksonville    284-296-301-881
12. Mercer          297-295-301-893
13. Louisiana Tech  294-291-310-895
14. Wofford         302-308-398-918

Individual Leaders
1. Jonathan Griz, Alabama    62-67-74-203
2. JP Cave, Alabama          67-70-69-206
3. Canon Claycomb            70-67-70-207

Virginia Results
 4. Bryan Lee          68-70-70-208

 6. Ben James          69-71-69-209
10. Josh Duangmanee    75-67-68-210
22. Deven Patel        69-71-74-214
22. Paul Chang         70-71-73-214
43. George Duangmanee* 70-71-78-219


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