Winner of the 2012 PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing, Dan Jenkins became nationally known for his twenty-five-year-long career with Sports Illustrated, and later for his work as a feature writer and essayist for Golf Digest. His many novels include bestsellers like Semi-Tough, Baja Oklahoma, and Dead Solid Perfect—all of which were made into movies. Among other achievements, Jenkins has been honored with the 2013 Red Smith Award and the 2017 Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism, and in 2012 he was inducted into the 2012 World Golf Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Category.
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