Dan Jenkins Has a Heavy Dose of Opinion on Golf, Twitter, and Tiger

Come the first week of April, writer Dan Jenkins will be at the Augusta National Golf Club covering the Masters. It will be his sixty-fifth visit to the major tournament, a world record that will stand the test of time like Jack Nicklaus winning the 1986 Masters at the ripe old age of forty-six. Jenkins is as bedrock… » 3/23/15 4:16pm 3/23/15 4:16pm

Tiger Woods Melts Down Over Gentle Satire

The Players' Tribune justified its existence this afternoon when guest contributor Tiger Woods published a screeching rebuttal to a disposable piece of satire in this month's Golf Digest. Why rely on Twitter as the middleman for athletes' unhinged rants when you can get them directly from the source? » 11/18/14 4:49pm 11/18/14 4:49pm

The great Dan Jenkins, stuck in Fort Worth on doctor's orders, is missing his first golf major in 45 years. His daughter, Sally, is there with him, and her column on Friday was, to coin a phrase, dead solid perfect. [WaPo] » 7/19/14 11:22am 7/19/14 11:22am

Mankind's 10 Stages Of Drunkenness, According To Our Best Sportswriter

In honor of his new book (and in grudging acknowledgment of Frat Boy Thanksgiving), we give you Dan Jenkins's famous list, from Baja Oklahoma: » 3/17/14 4:57pm 3/17/14 4:57pm

The Masters Its Ownself

Dan Jenkins's His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir was published last week, which is as good an excuse as any to go spelunking through the back pages of one of our finest and funniest sportswriters. Here's a classic from the April 1985 issue of Golf Digest, anthologized in Jenkins's Fairways and Greens. Reprinted here with… » 3/12/14 3:19pm 3/12/14 3:19pm

Stories That Don't Suck: College Football's Greatest Game And Its…

From time to time, we'll select stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that we urge you to read for one reason or another. Today: Dan Jenkins on the 1971 Nebraska-Oklahoma "Game of the Century." » 9/02/10 2:30pm 9/02/10 2:30pm

Hits This Year? Jay Bruce Can Count 'Em On Two Middle Fingers

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 4/13/10 7:00am 4/13/10 7:00am

Y.E. Yang Or Last Night's Chinese Food Delivery Boy? "Venerated" Golf…

Elder statesman golf writer Dan Jenkins, live on Twitter: "Y.E. Yang is only three shots off the lead. I think we got takeout from him last night." Um, I hope he tipped well?! A roundup of early Twittereplies: » 4/10/10 1:47pm 4/10/10 1:47pm

@DanJenkinsGD Can Haz Cheeseburger

On a semi-related note, Emeritus on Jenkins: "It's kind of unbelievable Twitter existed without him. Proves my theory: Had he started a blog before Deadspin, I'd be flipping burgers." Amen. Easily the star of this year's washed-out Open. [Washington Post] » 6/21/09 2:30pm 6/21/09 2:30pm

Dead Solid Perfect, In 140 Words Or Less

The greatest sportswriter ever, Dan Jenkins his ownself, is tweeting the U.S. Open, his 200th major! Fast copy, indeed! "As my first boss, Blackie Sherrod, enjoyed saying, 'Stop feelin' up that story, and get the damn thing in here.'" [Twitter] » 6/16/09 3:30pm 6/16/09 3:30pm