Randall Mell

Editorial Staff

Randall Mell is a senior writer for GolfChannel.com, and has covered the game since 1997. He is a regular contributor to the Golf Central blog and covers the LPGA Tour and several PGA Tour events each year. He also contributes to several digital properties on GolfChannel.com, including On the Clock and Fantasy Central.

Prior to joining the network, 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 Association of America’s annual writing contest, including first place in the daily newspaper category in 2007 for his story about Mark Wilson’s display of sportsmanship in 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 into 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, 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.

A native of Madison, Wis., Mell graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

 

  • Bunker Shots

    Blasting through golfs tour scene, from Brian Gays dominance to Michelle Wies overseas struggles.
  • Doglegs at the Masters - COPIED

    Randall Mell gives his take on some of the key moments during a wild final day at Augusta.
  • Lincicome and McPhersons major friendship

    Britney Lincicome beat Kristy McPherson at the Kraft Nabisco Championship with one of the greatest shots ever hit at the end of a major championship. But McPherson did not get too upset. Their friendship wouldn't let her.
  • Doglegs at the Masters

    Randall Mell gives his take on some of the key moments during a wild final day at Augusta.
  • Remembering Julius

    GolfChannel.com senior writer Randall Mell with a touching story on the late Julius Boros.
  • Final Round Viewers Guide

    GolfChannel.com senior writer Randell Mell with a primer on what to watch for Sunday.
  • Veiwers Guide

    GolfChannel.com senior writer Randell Mell with a primer on what to watch for Friday.
  • Viewers Guide

    GolfChannel.com senior writer Randall Mell with a primer on what to watch for Saturday.
  • What to watch for at the Masters - COPIED

    GolfChannel.com senior writer Randell Mell previews the first round of the 2009 Masters, with a primer on what to watch for on Thursday.
  • What to watch for at the Masters

    GolfChannel.com senior writer Randall Mell previews the first round of the 2009 Masters, with a primer on what to watch for on Thursday.