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

Sep 21, 2018 1:50 PM ET
OK, now it’s official: John Peterson is done with professional golf. Out of options to play the PGA Tour in 2019, he’s retiring, at age 29. Read More
Sep 21, 2018 7:29 AM ET
There’s never been a sub-60 score on the European Tour, and Oliver Fisher almost went two strokes better Friday at the Portugal Masters. Read More
Sep 20, 2018 2:17 PM ET
With an opening round of 5-under 66 in the European Tour’s Portugal Masters, Sergio Garcia might be finding his form just in time for the Ryder Cup. Read More