Articles by Ryan Lavner

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
Jun 28, 2016 12:20 PM ET
No. 1-ranked tennis player Serena Williams called the spate of withdrawals from the Olympic Games “sad” but said she understands many of the golfers’ hesitations. Read More
Jun 28, 2016 10:16 AM ET
Shane Lowry said Tuesday in advance of his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational defense that he has withdrawn from Olympic consideration. Read More
Jun 28, 2016 9:11 AM ET
Billy Hurley's stock took a huge jump, coming off his shocking and emotional victory at the Quicken Loans National. Meanwhile, Muirfield wants a re-vote, but can its reputation be repaired? Read More
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Jun 28, 2016 8:13 AM ET
World No. 1 Jason Day became the latest player to opt out of the Olympics, citing concerns over the Zika virus. Read More
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Jun 27, 2016 12:00 PM ET
The future looks very bright for Billy Hurley III following his fairy-tale win at the Quicken Loans. It's a lot more murky for event host Tiger Woods. Read More
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Jun 27, 2016 10:17 AM ET
Billy Hurley III qualified Sunday for his second Open Championship, but he might not be able to play. Read More
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Jun 27, 2016 6:58 AM ET
Muirfield plans to hold another vote on whether to allow female members at the club. Read More
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Jun 22, 2016 2:42 PM ET
Even if others follow Rory McIlroy's lead to skip the Olympics, it doesn't necessarily mean the end of golf in the Games. Read More
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Jun 22, 2016 11:17 AM ET
Add Tiger Woods to the list of high-profile players who blasted the USGA for its handling of the Dustin Johnson penalty at the U.S. Open. Read More