Articles by Randall Mell

Feb 16, 2017 8:32 AM ET
Lydia Ko hit all but one fairway and all but two greens in the first round at Royal Adelaide Golf Club but needed 33 putts in a first-round 71. Read More
Feb 15, 2017 1:06 PM ET
There may be a No. 1 vs. No. 2 world-ranking showdown at the Women’s Australian Open this week, but Karrie Webb is the real headliner. Read More
Feb 15, 2017 11:21 AM ET
Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko watched Ariya Jutanugarn turn up the heat on her in a world rankings push last year. Read More
Feb 15, 2017 9:02 AM ET
Lydia Ko and Ariya Jutanugarn didn’t wait until Thursday’s start of the Women’s Australian Open to square off for the first time in 2017. Read More
Feb 14, 2017 4:37 PM ET
Gary Gilchrist, who once lost Michelle Wie as a pupil to David Leadbetter, has a growing stable of LPGA stars. Read More
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Feb 14, 2017 10:46 AM ET
Michelle Wie is eager to put her new putting grip - the claw - into play this week at the ISPS Women's Australian Open. Read More
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Feb 13, 2017 4:38 PM ET
Michelle Wie has abandoned her unorthodox table-top putting stance and is preparing to use a new claw putting grip this week in Australia. Read More
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Feb 13, 2017 11:14 AM ET
Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day may not combine to win as many events as Tiger Woods did alone. But there is one way in which they tower over him. Read More
Feb 7, 2017 1:21 PM ET
Mike Whan saw what the LPGA ought to embrace before anyone else did in this new, shrinking world. Give him credit; his vision was transformative. Read More
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Feb 6, 2017 10:33 AM ET
The Waste Management Phoenix Open needs to figure out a way to end before the Super Bowl (say, Saturday?) and to clean up the 16th hole. Read More