St. Johns County

Jacksonville’s Morning News live at THE PLAYERS

Jacksonville, Fl — THE PLAYERS celebrates its 40th year at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Throughout this time, thousands of volunteers have given their time and talents to make the event one of the most celebrated in all of golf.

Jacksonville’s Morning News is once again live from THE PLAYERS with stories and interviews from tournament officials, volunteers, local charities and more.

LISTEN: Clare Berry, 40-year volunteer, currently on the Player Services Committee


LISTEN: Manyi, a 17-year-old senior at Stanton College Prep, and member of First Tee of NE Florida, Friday’s charity of the day.

LISTEN: Virginia Hall, President Ascension St. Vincent’s Foundation, Thursday’s charity of the day.

LISTEN: 2022 Tournament Chairman Matt Welch


LISTEN: Jeff Plots, Director of Course Operations/Agronomy at TPC Sawgrass

LISTEN: Tournament Executive Director Jared Rice on the threat for suspension due to storms

LISTEN: John Mason, 45-year volunteer and co-chair of Player Evacuation Committee

LISTEN: Dr. Larry Moss, CEO of Nemours Children’s Health

Rich Jones

Rich Jones

Rich Jones is News Director and the Host of Jacksonville’s Morning News. Rich joined WOKV in October 2006. Rich is involved in many community organizations and causes. Rich and his wife, Noelle, have three children: Avery, Harper and Austen.

Jeana Gondek

Jeana Gondek

Jeana Gondek is the Assistant News Director and one of the morning anchors of Jacksonville’s Morning News on 104.5 WOKV. She is an outdoor lover, an avid concert goer, and is always looking for any restaurant recommendations or things to do in and around Duval County.