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Randall Mell

Senior Writer, GolfChannel.com

Randall Mell has been covering golf since 1997 but has been a sportswriter for 30 years. Before joining GolfChannel.com as a senior writer, he was the golf writer and national college football columnist at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Mell has won two first-place awards in the Golf Writers of Association of America’s annual writing contest. He won first place in the daily newspaper category in 2007 for his story about Mark Wilson’s display of sportsmanship winning The Honda Classic. He also won first place in the daily special projects category in 2006 for a series of stories that included a probing look at the rivalry between architect Robert Trent Jones’ sons.


While with the Sun-Sentinel, Mell also covered the University of Miami football program for 10 years (1987-96) and won first place in the Associated Press Sport Editors national newspaper contest in 1995. He won for “best investigative reporting” for a story detailing improprieties in the football program’s drug-testing program. Mell also won first place in the Florida Sports Writers Association’s contest in 1994 in the investigative reporting division for a story about an agent’s secret cash payments to UM football players.

Mell was born in Madison, Wis., and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1981.

 

 

Latest articles by Randall Mell

Jul 25, 2014 11:01 AM ET

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Karrie Webb probably has more insight into Yani Tseng’s struggles with the expectations that came holding the Rolex world No.

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Jul 24, 2014 8:23 PM ET

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – So Yeon Ryu might have been the player of the day if not for Yani Tseng’s heroics in Thursday’s start of the International Crown.

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Jul 24, 2014 8:14 PM ET

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Minjee Lee impressed Hall of Famer and fellow Aussie Karrie Webb with her performance in Thursday’s start of the International Crown.

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