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.

 

  • Final-round angst of a different nature heightened considerably Sunday at the Corona Championship in Mexico with player concerns growing over news of the potentially deadly strain of swine flu virus spreading in that country.

  • Randall Mell writes that Doug Ford is the best (eligible) player who isnt in the World Golf Hall of Fame.

  • Doug Ford is the best (eligible) player who isnt in the World Golf Hall of Fame

  • Kenny Perry said he didn't choke at the Masters. But do words matter in emotional aftermaths?

  • Blasting through golfs tour scene, from Brian Gays dominance to Michelle Wies overseas struggles.

  • 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.

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

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

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

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