Jim Reagan

Longtime golf writer for The Springfield Newspapers, left his mark covering local four-balls and U.S. Opens (10) and Masters (five); columns and stories captured heartbeat of golf in region; won numerous awards (including 1971 New England Sportswriter of the Year) in journalism field; was icon with presence and personality at local courses; honoree of Western Mass. Tee Party in 1986; co-editor of Daily News and Notre Dame graduate; Holyoke native passed away at age 69 in 1995.