Articles by Ryan Lavner

Aug 23, 2017 1:13 PM ET
After years of uncertainty about his future, Maverick McNealy has decided to play professional golf. Read More
Aug 23, 2017 12:54 PM ET
After years of teetering, Maverick McNealy finally announced he is turning professional. And he says he's doing it with 100-percent commitment. Read More
Aug 21, 2017 7:29 PM ET
Leaving NCAA player of the year Sam Burns off the U.S. Walker Cup team illustrates how deeply flawed the selection process is. Read More
Aug 20, 2017 10:25 PM ET
Two down with two holes to play, Doc Redman rallied to send his match with Doug Ghim into extra holes, where Redman won it. Read More
Aug 20, 2017 8:57 PM ET
Doc Redman and Doug Ghim squared off Sunday at Riviera, but they’ll return to LA in a few weeks as teammates. Read More
Aug 19, 2017 6:37 PM ET
The last time Doug Ghim was about to wrap up a berth in the Masters, he let it slip away. On Saturday in the U.S. Amateur, he wasn't going to make the same mistake twice. Read More
Aug 18, 2017 11:09 PM ET
Making his first appearance in a USGA event of any kind, Mark Lawrence Jr. has made it all the way to the semifinals. Read More
Aug 17, 2017 10:22 PM ET
Doug Ghim's father and caddie, Jeff, has been by his son's side throughout his amateur career, and now they are enjoying (possibly) his last U.S. Am. Read More
Aug 17, 2017 5:27 PM ET
One of the biggest surprises of this amateur season was that Braden Thornberry decided to return to Ole Miss in the fall. Read More
Aug 16, 2017 8:55 PM ET
Joaquin Niemann’s reward for two days of strong play at the U.S. Amateur was an opening match against Braden Thornberry. Read More