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Lance Ringler

Assistant Editor

Lance Ringler joined Golfweek in 1999 and covers college golf, as well as manages the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings. After graduating from Iowa State in 1995, Ringler caddied on the PGA Tour for Craig Bowden in 1997 and served as an assistant golf coach at the University of Idaho and Iowa State. Ringler referees high school basketball during the winter and, when he has free time, enjoys returning e-mails.
• Favorite golf memory: As a caddie, making the turn on Sunday with a share of the lead at the Quad Cities Open
• First car: 1973 red Impala
• Dream foursome: Bill Glasson, Mike Kemper, Jeff Harrington and me
• Describe your perfect day: Basketball in the morning, golf in the afternoon, watching my niece Shea play basketball in the evening, hanging out with my son Landon while eating a great dinner fixed by my wife Missy

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Ringler: Men's college golf season a must-watch

With the opening weekend of college golf now in the rear view mirror, its now full throttle into the fall season. Eight action-packed weeks of college golf will make this new season a must-watch, writes Lance Ringler.

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Men's countdown: Ringler's preseason top 30

Another college golf season is upon us with the fall season getting underway. During the next 10 days, Golfweek will countdown the top 30 men's teams in its preseason rankings.

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Proposed NCAA format offers right mix

The recent proposal from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s golf committees – adding an extra 18 holes of stroke play for top 15 teams and top nine individuals from non qualifying teams – seems to be the best model to date.

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Gregory resigns from alma mater SMU

After three seasons at SMU, Josh Gregory has resigned from his position as head golf coach after guiding the Mustangs to an NCAA Championship appearance for the first time since 2005.

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Sammie Chergo named Oregon State head coach

Oregon State may have made the biggest splash on the women’s side with coaching hires this summer by hiring Sammie Chergo.

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Ringler: Players Amateur provides comfort zone

At Berkeley Hall GC in Bluffton, S.C., the Players Amateur simply is about good golf and everything a player wants during a tournament – from easy logistics to pristine greens.

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Kuhfeld named Ga. Southern's 1st women's coach

Georgia Southern will field its first women’s golf team in the fall of 2015 and the coach that will direct the program is Emily Kuhfeld.

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Horsfield, Garcia remain committed to Florida

Sam Horsfield and Jorge Garcia each confirmed to Golfweek that they are both still committed to join Florida's men's golf program, led by new coach J.C. Deacon, in the fall of 2015.

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UW assistant Potter named head coach at Boise St.

University of Washington assistant coach Dan Potter has been named head coach at Boise State. Potter spent the past two seasons at Washington, where he played his college golf from 2000-2004.

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USF hires Bradley as men's golf coach

USF hired Steve Bradley as its men's golf head coach Friday, bringing in the former Mercer Bears coach and Florida native to replace Chris Malloy, who went to the Ole Miss Rebels.

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