Photo of Lance Ringler

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

Tease photo

Ringler: NCAA match play could level playing field

With the arrival of match play to determine the NCAA women’s team winner this spring, the door swings open to more potential champions.

Tease photo

College coaches worth look as Ryder Cup captains

After losing a third consecutive Ryder Cup and having dropped eight of the past 10, the U.S. should consider college coaches as captains, Lance Ringler writes.

Tease photo

11-year-old commits to Connecticut

Last month, 11-year-old Ben James of Milford, Conn., committed to Connecticut head coach Dave Pezzino's scholarship offer for the fall of 2021.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

More stories