Ryan Lavner

Ryan Lavner joined Golf Channel in 2012 as a staff writer for GolfChannel.com and was promoted to senior writer in 2016. He is a regular contributor to the Golf Central blog, covers the PGA Tour and is a college golf expert. He also regularly contributes to several digital properties on GolfChannel.com, including College Central, On the Clock, Fantasy Central and the Monday Scramble podcast.

Prior to joining the network, Lavner spent more than two years at Golfweek, covering everything from junior golf to the PGA Tour.

A native of western New York, Lavner graduated from the University of Georgia.






Latest articles by Ryan Lavner

Mar 20, 2018 8:48 AM ET
While the golf world was focused on Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, Inbee Park quietly - and authoritatively - returned to the winner's circle for a 19th time. Read More
Mar 19, 2018 11:00 AM ET
Is it Rory? Tiger? Justin? Jordan? DJ? Phil? None of those mentioned? After an epic start to the season, who should be the Masters favorite? Read More
Mar 18, 2018 9:20 PM ET
Justin Rose didn’t need to ponder the question for very long. The last time Rory McIlroy putted that well was, well … never. Read More