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

Jun 20, 2017 9:48 AM ET
That Brian Harman isn't interested in moral victories is impressive, especially given Rickie Fowler’s peculiar post-U.S. Open stance. Read More
Jun 19, 2017 7:48 PM ET
In his first comments since May 29, Tiger Woods said in a statement on Monday night that he is currently receiving “professional help” to manage his prescription medications. Read More
Jun 19, 2017 1:05 PM ET
Brooks wins his first major, Johnny tears into Justin's 63, Elk goes after Rory, and the USGA somehow stays out of the fire. Read More