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

Jun 19, 2018 7:00 PM ET
In a major shakeup in the women’s college golf world, USC coach Andrea Gaston has accepted an offer to become the new head coach at Texas A&M. Read More
Jun 19, 2018 1:00 PM ET
You have to believe in yourself to be a major champion. Even more so to win two of them. But Brooks Koepka has been overflowing with confidence since he was a kid. Read More
Jun 17, 2018 10:08 PM ET
Brooks Koepka didn't get the credit he deserved after winning a U.S. Open with low numbers at a non-traditional venue. But now, there's nothing but respect. Read More