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

Tom Woodard and Wyatt Worthington
Jul 27, 2016 2:53 PM ET
It took two swings of the club for Wyatt Worthington II to become hooked on golf. This week, he becomes the second black club pro to play the PGA. Read More
Jul 27, 2016 10:59 AM ET
Jason Day caught a bug from his kids. Ellie Day was rushed to the ER. Another eventful run-up to a major for world No. 1 Day. Read More
Jul 26, 2016 5:24 PM ET
Jordan Spieth didn’t wait long to congratulate Phil Mickelson on his runner-up performance at The Open. And Spieth knew the feeling. Read More