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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

Feb 5, 2016 8:40 AM ET
Ernie Els is turning back the clock at this week’s Dubai Desert Classic. Perhaps no one is as surprised as Els himself. Read More
Feb 3, 2016 10:15 AM ET
Nigel Edwards will not captain a fourth Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team, as the R&A announced Wednesday that Scotland’s Craig Watson will lead the squad in 2017. Read More
Feb 2, 2016 12:00 PM ET
Branden Grace creeps toward top-10 status, while Phil Mickelson fared poorly last week in the media room and on the course. Read More