Dan Jenkins Wiki, Bio, Age, Death, Family, Wife, Biography and more


Dan Jenkins was an American author and sportswriter who often wrote for Sports Illustrated. He was born on December 2, 1929 in Fort Worth, Texas. Dan Jenkins attended R. L. Paschal High School and Texas Christian University (TCU), Dan Jenkins also played on the varsity golf team.

Dan Jenkins has worked for various publications include Fort Worth Press, Dallas Times Herald, Playboy, and Sports Illustrated, He also covered college football Game of the Century in 1966, 1967, 1969 and 1971 versions. In 1985 he retired from Sports Illustrated and began writing books full-time.

Dan Jenkins Tiger Woods controversy

In December 2014 Dan Jenkins had published an article in Golf Digest titled “My (Fake) interview with Tiger; or how it plays out in my mind”. In the article he mocks Tiger Wood’s reputation in an imaginary interview with the athlete. Tiger Wood’s requested an apology from magazine. Woods stated that the piece “fails as parody, and is really more like a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination.”

Dan Jenkins Death On 7 March 2019 Dan Jenkins writer who entertain readers with his stories about golf for more than six decades, died Thursday night, according to reports. His age was 89.

Dan Jenkins Wiki Bio

NameDan Jenkins
OccupationAmerican author and sportswriter
DOBDecember 2, 1929
Birth PlaceFort Worth, Texas
Died7 March 2019
Marital StatusMarried

Dan Jenkins Educational Qualification

CollegeTexas Christian University (TCU)
SchoolR. L. Paschal High School

Dan Jenkins Physical Stats Height & Weight

Height (Approx)5 Feet 7 Inch
Weight (Approx)65 KG

Dan Jenkins Wife Name

June Jenkins

Dan Jenkins Children

SonsDanny and Marty
DaughtersSally Jenkins

Dan Jenkins Family

Father NameDon’t have Information
Mother NameDon’t have Information

Dan Jenkins Awards and Achievements

2012 PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing

2012 World Golf Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Category

2013 Red Smith Award

2017 Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism

Dan Jenkins Books


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