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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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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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Memphis names Smart new men's head coach

Oklahoma assistant coach Blake Smart, a former Kennesaw State head coach, will return to being the head man for the University of Memphis' men's golf team.

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Cantu named Maryland women's coach

Baylor assistant coach Diana Cantú has been named head women’s golf coach at the University of Maryland.

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Walker aims to stay fresh as FedEx playoffs near

FedEx Cup leader Jimmy Walker could get passed by second-place Bubba Watson this week at the Greenbrier Classic. But with just seven weeks remaining until the playoffs, Walker's main concern is staying fresh as he prepares for a 'fast and furious' stretch of golf.

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Old White TPC a welcoming sight for Ted Potter Jr.

The Old White TPC may be a welcoming sight for Ted Potter Jr., who has struggled this season but is the 2012 champion and all-time money leader at the Greenbrier Classic.

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