Articles by Ryan Lavner

Jul 16, 2016 1:00 PM ET
That club toss on 16 that resulted in a broken 3-wood for Rory McIlroy? Was it poor form or poor equipment? Read More
Jul 16, 2016 5:35 AM ET
Hoping to avoid the type of delay that plagued last year’s Open, the R&A announced Saturday that it did not cut or roll the greens before the third round in anticipation of wind gusts up to 30 mph. Read More
Jul 15, 2016 4:18 PM ET
Billy Horschel was one of the early contenders at Royal Troon. By Friday evening, he was on the wrong side of history. Read More
Jul 15, 2016 3:50 PM ET
The top 14 players on the Open leaderboard all have one thing in common: They played late on Thursday and early Friday. Read More
Jul 15, 2016 3:19 PM ET
Jason Day thought the conditions he played in for a half-hour on Friday were the worst he’s ever endured. Read More
Jul 15, 2016 12:14 PM ET
There was a time when Phil Mickelson didn't favor links golf. This is how his mindset changed and put him in shape for his second claret jug. Read More
Jul 15, 2016 9:35 AM ET
After watching a replay Thursday night, Phil Mickelson felt he had an answer as to why his putt for 62 didn't drop. Read More
Jul 15, 2016 7:27 AM ET
First off in the second round of The Open, Clement Sordet wore a black ribbon on his cap with “Pray For Nice” written on the bill. Read More
Jul 15, 2016 5:02 AM ET
Phil Mickelson's Thursday 63 was impressive, but it doesn’t guarantee that he’ll hoist the claret jug come Sunday. Read More
Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson
Jul 14, 2016 3:31 PM ET
In a move typically seen on the 18th green Sunday, Ernie Els putted out first to give Phil Mickelson more time to read a 16-footer that would have given him the first 62 in major-championship history. Read More