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

Sep 26, 2016 12:10 PM ET
The loss of Arnold Palmer looms large as the golf world turns it's attention from Rory McIlroy's stunning FedEx Cup victory to Hazeltine National and the Ryder Cup. Read More
Sep 20, 2016 9:24 AM ET
The Tour Championship is now a tryout for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, and it's great. So, sorry, Annika and Jack, but we like all the international intrigue. Read More
Sep 14, 2016 7:45 AM ET
What's it like to be a career amateur? The competition, the travel, the dreams ... and the job and the family. Mid-ams know the deal. Read More