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Dan Jenkins

Top 10 Dan Jenkins Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 26
Follow Ben Nelson

I'd follow Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson anywhere.

- Dan Jenkins

Fired Going Get

CEOs are worried they're going to get fired any minute. They're worried about their portfolios.

- Dan Jenkins

Love One Day Replied

Being a club pro and all, a guy trying to keep up with golf's modern technology, I hadn't found much time for Internet dating, but then one day I knew I'd met the girl of my dreams when she replied to a comment I'd made on You-and-Me.com. She said, 'I love it when you talk equipment to me.'

- Dan Jenkins

Directors Risking Owners

A sportswriter's life means never sitting with your wife or family at the games. Still working after everyone has gone to the party... Digging beneath a coach's lies, not to forget those of athletic directors and general managers and owners of pro teams. Keeping a confidence. Risking it.

- Dan Jenkins

Dubai Here About

Here's all I know about Dubai: It's one of those somewhere-over-there places where they make sand.

- Dan Jenkins

Bus Seven Used

You can't have a U.S. Open anymore without an extra course to store all the hospitality tents. I used to be able to drive up to the clubhouse and park like the players. Now, there are seven corporate hospitality guys who have my spot, and I'm on a bus.

- Dan Jenkins

Game Sometimes Identifying

The key to any good sports story is identifying the defining moment. In football games or a boxing match, it's usually pretty obvious. But in golf, sometimes it happens on Thursday. Usually it's Sunday, but guys who don't know the game, they can miss it.

- Dan Jenkins

Germany Over Fought

Kids flew B-17s in daylight bombing raids over Germany in World War II. Kids fought in Korea and Vietnam.

- Dan Jenkins

Manager Some Having

If you see a player out in public having dinner, chances are he's with his boring money manager or some boring rich guy he hopes to design a golf course for.

- Dan Jenkins

Like Riddles Literary

I like to be entertained, not smothered with 'literary' riddles.

- Dan Jenkins

Thought Long Mental

Nobody can make a putt that breaks to the right. It's unnatural. Unless you're left-handed, of course. Standing over a putt that breaks to the right can actually make you dizzy. I've long thought that right-breaking putts are a major contributor to mental and physical ill health.

- Dan Jenkins

Jewelry Always Southern

The ocean-bordered southern part of California has always been a place of Hollywood make-believe, casual opulence, suntans and jewelry.

- Dan Jenkins

Reach Heat August

It must be the PGA Championship if it's August and you can sit down and talk to the heat or reach inside your shirt, where it's 110 degrees, and grab handfuls of humidity.

- Dan Jenkins

Heroes Always Been

My real heroes have always been sportswriters.

- Dan Jenkins

Given Which Putting

The golf ball has no sense at all, which is why it has to be given stern lectures constantly, especially during the act of putting.

- Dan Jenkins

Tent British Whistling

Vijay Singh won a playoff in 2004 at Whistling Straits after a final-round 76, which was the highest last round by the winner of any major since 1938, when Reg Whitcombe won the British Open with a 78 in a storm that blew down the exhibition tent at Sandwich.

- Dan Jenkins

Scottish Becoming Jack

The U.S. won the majors 29-11 in the 1980s. That's when Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus were carrying the ball, and when Seve Ballesteros was becoming a Brit in the minds of English and Scottish journalists.

- Dan Jenkins

Play Thief Other

When I was a lad in my 20s, as carefree and debonair as any other underpaid newspaperman, I happened to be a golfer who could flirt with par fairly often, and I was adventurous enough in those days to play any known or unknown thief who showed up at Goat Hills for whatever amount he fancied.

- Dan Jenkins

My Life Lucky Very

My life has been very lucky, but I made some of that luck.

- Dan Jenkins

Last Having Mired

The PGA Championship, last of the majors each year, might well be accustomed to having fun poked at it by the print press for being mired in August, but this isn't fair.

- Dan Jenkins