Jon Jeffries


Jon Jeffries
Sports Director / Anchor / Reporter

Working in radio since 1978, Jon has interviewed many top entertainers such as Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Degeneres, Drew Carey, the late Sam Kinison, and has covered appearances by former presidents Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush. He enjoyed playing baseball as a kid, and racquetball as a young adult but now, it’s all golf, golf and more golf. Among his favorite sports experiences, he notes seeing Lou Brock steal a base in a game right before, at that time, breaking the record for the most in a season. He also recalls seeing Bob Gibson get his 3,000th strike-out — then years later, playing golf in Gibson’s celebrity / charity golf tournament, where he got to be in the same room with Gibson and Sandy Koufax. Signature phrase: “Jack of all trades, master of fun!”

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BETHPAGE, NY - SEPTEMBER 23:  A warning sign welcomes golfers who dare beside the tee on the par 4, 1st hole on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park, venue for the 2009 US Open Championship, on September 23, 2008 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Tee It Up, It’s Time To Shoot For The Cup

The first of the “Big Four” tees off this week just outside the Big Apple. Bethpage Black rolls out the mat for the Barclays. For the next four weeks,

92.9 The Game–08/25/2016

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - JULY 28:  The Wanamaker Trophy is displayed on the first tee during the first round of the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club on July 28, 2016 in Springfield, New Jersey.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Who’ll roll at Baltusrol?

Seems like we just had and wrapped a major, well, we did. Thanks to the Olympics, (which is another blog in itself since most everyone bailed, pack some “Off” gents), the 4th and final for the year is here. Of course, I guess we really shouldn’t blame a lot of the guys. Reason being there’s a lot of golf packed

92.9 The Game–07/28/2016

BETHESDA, MD - JUNE 26:  Tiger Woods looks on after the final round of the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club on June 26, 2016 in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Tiger Scratched Himself Again!

Tiger Woods firmed up on Tuesday what most already knew, he’ll pass on the PGA Championship at Baltusrol and scrap the rest of 2016. Now if you want to believe his agent, Mark Steinberg, he’s still re-habbing from a…

92.9 The Game–07/19/2016

TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 14: Ernie Els of South Africa looks for his ball in the deep rough on the 12th during the first round on day one of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 14, 2016 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Will It Be A Monsoon At Royal Troon?

Yes golf fans, it’s time to watch the guys try and hack it out of the weeds and reeds for the British Open, err, excuuuuuse me… The “Open” Championship. I know the Scots created the game, but it’s my least favorite of the majors, who wants to set the alarm clock to get up and flip on the…

92.9 The Game–07/14/2016

Keegan Bradley. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

2016 US Open: The Top 5 From Oakmont

The Top Five From Oakmont… Welcome back to the track that rolls out the mat for a record 9th time. My favorite of the “Big Four” and here’s why…

92.9 The Game–06/16/2016

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland practices for THE PLAYERS Championship, (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Welcome To The 5th Major, (At Least It Should Be) | “The “Playas” have showed for “The Players'”

Now the golf season will kick into overdrive, especially given the fact that the Olympics are squeezed in later this summer. There’s always been chatter that The Players’ should be another major, at least according to the…

92.9 The Game–05/13/2016

The start of the 80th Masters of Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Jeffries: “It’s Masters week… will somebody repeat?”

For most golfers, the Masters is the official start of the season. Time to blow the dust off the clubs, hit the range, then park your sticks right next to you on the couch imagining yourself navigating around Amen Corner. The Masters is a…

92.9 The Game–04/06/2016

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan and the International Team watches his tee shot on the second hole during the Thursday foursomes matches at The Presidents Cup at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea on October 8, 2015 in Songdo IBD, Incheon City, South Korea

Jeffries: Top 5 Things To Keep An Eye On At The President’s Cup

Top 5 things to keep an eye on at The Presidents’ Cup… 5) OK, it’s not the Ryder Cup, but it’s the 8th best thing golf has going, (think Masters’, US Open, British, err, excuse […]

92.9 The Game–10/08/2015

Bubba Watson plays his shot from the 18th tee during the final round of the Travelers Championship.

Jeffries: The Top 5 Guys Who’ll Have Our Eyes At The Tour Championship

Jason Day has to be the early morning favorite. the guy is on fire having grabbed three of the last five tournaments he’s teed it up. Plus, he’s played well at East Lake. Last year he […]

92.9 The Game–09/23/2015

NORTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Jason Day of Australia watches his second shot on the 13th hole during round two of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 5, 2015 in Norton, Massachuetts.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Jeffries: Top 5 Things That Will Drive The BMW Championship

1. Will the real Jordan Spieth show up? Now I don’t want to jinx anyone or say I told you so, (given this isn’t a major); but you have to wonder what’s going on between […]

92.9 The Game–09/17/2015


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