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Ryan Lavner

Ryan Lavner joined Golf Channel in 2012 and is a staff writer for His main responsibility is contributing to the Golf Central blog,'s most visible franchise.

Before Golf Channel, Lavner spent more than two years at Golfweek, where he covered everything from the PGA Tour to junior golf. Lavner grew up in Canandaigua, N.Y., about 30 minutes south of Rochester, and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009.





Latest articles by Ryan Lavner

Jul 23, 2014 3:54 PM ET

Hunter Mahan has karma on his side this week at the Canadian Open. 

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Jul 23, 2014 3:21 PM ET

After a 30-year absence, the Long Drive Competition will return at next month’s PGA Championship.

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Jul 22, 2014 3:58 PM ET

The PGA Tour heads north of the border this week for the RBC Canadian Open. Here are four early-round groups to watch at Royal Montreal GC:

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