Brandel Eugene Chamblee (born July 2, 1962) is an American professional golfer, commentator and writer. Chamblee was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Speech Communication and was a first-team All-American in his junior year and twice a second-team All-American. He has a home in Phoenix, Arizona and has three children: sons Brandel Jr., Brennen, and a daughter, Bergen. A memorial playground was set up at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital for a son, Braeden, who died as an infant. Chamblee turned professional in 1985 and has one PGA Tour victory. He shared a first round lead at the Masters Tournament in 1999 and for six straight years was among the top-100 for money earnings on the Tour. Chamblee lost his PGA Tour card in 2003, and since then has worked as the lead studio analyst for the Golf Channel, Golf Central and for its “Live From” coverage of major championships.