Dan Reardon

dan reardon1 Dan ReardonDan Reardon is the dean of golf coverage in the St. Louis area. Since 1985, Reardon has been the on-air correspondent for KMOX. Debuting with reporting from the US Open at Oakland Hills in Detroit, Reardon has been the only local radio golf correspondent in the country who has annually covered the three American golf majors in the last twenty plus years.

With 75 major championships, five Ryder Cups, dozens of PGA, LPGA, and Senior PGA Tour events under his belt, Reardon’s on-site experience in professional golf exceeds that of all current golf reporters in the St. Louis area combined. In addition, KMOX has had Dan cover more than one hundred local amateur and professional events.

He first began coverage of the game of golf in 1970, when, as a member of the US Army, he served as Sports Editor for a weekly newspaper that serviced a community of 30,000 military personnel and their families at Ft. Ord, California. Am award-winning writer, editor, and columnist, Reardon’s sports pages included coverage of golf in the Monterey Peninsula area, including the PGA Tour’s Bing Crosby Celebrity Pro-AM.

Dan’s earliest golf interviews included rising young stars Lee Trevino and Dave Stockton. Over the years, the roster of names who have done one-on-one interviews with Reardon is a virtual Who’s Who in the game of golf. Players on the list have amassed more than 1000 professional tournament wins, including more than 150 major championships to date. Other interviewees include professionals like Tiger Woods, Annika Sorenstam, Hale Irwin, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo, Nick Price, John Daly, Tiger Woods, Tom Lehman, Paul Azinger, Byron Nelson, Gary Player, Hale Irwin, Ben Crenshaw, Raymond Floyd, Bernhard Langer, Scott Simpson, Hal Sutton, Lee Elder, Calvin Peete, Jay Haas, Curtis Strange, Peter Jacobsen, Payne Stewart, Frank Nobilo, and many others.

He hosted and served as Senior and LPGA Tour Correspondent for the nationally syndicated radio show, “Sports Illustrated Golf Plus.”


COLUMN: Thursday Notebook

The 2015 PGA Championship will be the third time the event has been staged at Whistling Straits starting in 2004.


DAN REARDON: Why Do The Europeans Continue To Dominate The Ryder Cup?

Why more than two decades of largely American failure?


DAN REARDON: The Age of…

With the golf playoffs now behind us, and the ten million dollar bonus awarded, let’s take a few minutes for some exit observations. The Age of Horschel I can think of three bits of wisdom […]


DAN REARDON: Don’t Change That Dial

Sunday’s final round of the 96th PGA Championship was perhaps the most entertaining final day at a major since Charl Schwartzel broke out of the pack at Augusta National to win the Masters in 2011.


DAN REARDON: Saturday PGA Notebook

KMOX Golf Correspondent Dan Reardon reports from the PGA Championship.


DAN REARDON: Thursday PGA Notebook

KMOX Golf Correspondent Dan Reardon reports from the PGA Championship.


DAN REARDON: A Flock of Geese

Golf doesn’t take too long to play. People take too long to play it.



Every once in a while, you run into a story in sports that just makes you feel good.


DAN REARDON: Tiger 3.1

Tiger Woods will play three tournaments over a five-week stretch that may be his most important stretch of golf since he returned from the 2009 scandal.


DAN REARDON: That Was The Week That Was

You have to be a somewhat serious fan of golf to have realized that from an interest standpoint the week prior was good on many levels.



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