Brandel Chamblee

TV Personality

Brandel Chamblee joined Golf Channel in 2004, and currently serves as a studio analyst for Golf Central, as well as an analyst for the network’s Live From programming, airing on-site from the game’s biggest events. Chamblee also is an occasional analyst for Golf Channel’s PGA Tour tournament coverage.

Chamblee has earned a reputation for being one of the most intellectual and well-researched personalities on Golf Channel, and is known for his outspoken opinions on the game’s biggest stars.

A PGA Tour winner, Chamblee enjoyed a 15-year professional playing career that included more than $4 million in earnings. His career highlights include victories at the 1998 Greater Vancouver Open on the PGA Tour and the 1990 Ben Hogan New England Classic on the Tour. He also shared the first-round lead at the Masters in 1999 and finished within the top-100 on the PGA Tour money list for seven consecutive years. 

A three-time All-American at the University of Texas, Chamblee graduated in 1986 with a BS in Communications.

A father of three, Chamblee lives in Scottsdale, Ariz.


ARTICLES BY Brandel Chamblee

  • FedEx Cup

    Why not turn the FedEx Cup playoffs into what they say they are: playoffs? It would lift their profile and maybe even bring new people into the game of golf.

  • A career filled more with memories than trophies, some experiences live on like no other prize could.

  • The U.S. Open used to be the toughest tournament in golf. Now it's better for the players than it is for the TV viewer.

  • Golf Talk Central

    The whispers have become deafening. Tiger Woods, because he cheated in one area must be guilty of cheating in golf, or of taking performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Ive listened and completely disagree.

  • Golf Talk Central

    The analysis of parity is an interesting exercise, although one is not drawn to it so much out of hysteria ' like that which makes us examine genius ' as they are of mild annoyance.

  • Golf Talk Central

    As I ruminate about The Players Championship, it occurs to me that its stuck between the Masters and the U.S. Open and, like a middle child, it is searching for an identity.

  • Golf Talk Central

    Seve won two Masters and three British Opens but of course he wanted more, he wanted to go down as one of the greatest of all time and to him that meant also winning the U.S. Open and PGA Championship.

  • Golf Talk Central

    The greatest swing in history was masculine, elegant, powerful, balanced and repetitive and it belonged to Ben Hogan.

  • Bill Macatee is a friend of mine so when I watched him interview Tiger Woods this past Sunday on CBS at the Masters I was particularly interested in the exchange.

  • Golf Talk Central

    In any tournament, it is common to hear that one is engaged in a “battle,” either of attrition, with the field, a particular hole or within.