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 29, 2016 1:10 PM ET
Lee-Anne Pace on Wednesday became the first female golfer to withdraw from consideration for the upcoming Olympics. Read More
Jun 29, 2016 8:58 AM ET
Rory McIlroy says his U.S. Open missed cut might have been a blessing in disguise, because it gave him an opportunity to pinpoint problems. Read More
Jun 28, 2016 12:52 PM ET
Phil Mickelson will play in the 2016-17 season-opening Safeway Open at Silverado, tournament officials announced this week. Read More