1859 Oregon Magazine Interview
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Avery Jenkins, a University of Oregon graduate, made Eugene his home for the past seven years. He took a slice out of his busy worldwide touring schedule to chat with 1859. Winning Putt - 2009 Disc Golf World Championships - Kansas City, MO (Photo by Lauren Lakeberg) Tell us about the rocket ship that is Disc Golf. The sport is growing by leaps and bounds. In my experience, the more people play, the more they love it. I have friends who are cops, lawyers and business people from ...
Getting Agressive at the Memorial
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With my first PDGA-sanctioned tournament of the year behind me, it was time to leave Las Vegas behind and make the six-hour ride to Phoenix, Arizona.   Fountain Hills Disc Golf Course - Fountain Hills, AZ (Photo by Avery Jenkins)Nate Doss, Val Jenkins and I set out early in the morning to travel the six hours to Phoenix, Ariz., for the Memorial Championship, an event on the National Tour. In the back of the Sprinter Van, I took naps and watched movies. That’s how you travel! The Memorial ...
The 2012 Season Gets Underway
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My 2012 PDGA tournament season started like it usually does, with a trip south to Las Vegas for the Gentleman's Club Challenge. The event is considered a season opener as many of the top players come out to the desert in search of warm weather and some top-notch disc golf. Plus, it's in the great city of Las Vegas. We're always looking for an excuse to get back to Sin City as often as possible. We're usually here in the spring for the GCC and ...
Grip Equipment Tour Bag – Comprehensive Review – DGSquared.com
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Avery Jenkins has been carrying discs around for a long time. It would be next to impossible to calculate how many discs he’s carried for how many miles, but a safe guess would probably start at six figures. In May of 2010 however, carrying those discs got a lot easier for him. It was just before the Master’s Cup National Tour event in Santa Cruz when Avery and his sister Valarie were able to test out the Grip EQ Tour Bag on the professional level. ...
2011 – Year in Review
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Before getting too far into the 2012 season, I needed to write my 2011 year in review. I always need to stay on top of my blogs before I fall behind. Let's look back to another great season of disc golf as I take you on a quick journey of some highlights from the 2011 season. Photo by Leah Taylor The life of a touring professional can be strenuous at times, but realize I really love to travel as much as I do and always look forward ...
Play Station 3 Sports Champions Disc Golf Video Game Movemodo Avery Jenkins Player Interview
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Sony's innovative Move technology aims to immerse players in the world of motion gaming like never before, and Movemodo has been established to help you navigate your way through this exciting new realm. Created by the team behind the massively popular Nintendo Life, Movemodo is totally independent from Sony, meaning we'll always give honest, unbiased opinions as we report on everything Move-related. Play Station 3 - Sports Champions Check out this recent Interview that we did for Movemodo, a company that does Video Game reviews for ...
2011 Asia Open
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The 2011 Asia Open International Disc Golf Event took place on February 19-20 in Taipei, Taiwan at the very challenging Hsintian Riverside Disc Golf Course. The Tournament hosted 51 Professional Players from all over the World from the US, Australia, Finland, Korea, Thailand, China and Japan. The Tournament Director, Kuan Chen, organized this PDGA event for the 3rd time in the past 6 years, as he plans on hosting the event every other year at various locations throughout Asia in years to come. The Asia Open ...
2010 – Year in Review
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Photo by Kris Henseler Although 2010 was by far not my best year, it was definitely the most fun that I have ever had on Tour still relishing my 2009 World Championship Title, as I continue to be the Face and a Fixture on the PDGA Tour. I played in 24 PDGA Sanctioned Events with 7 - Top 5 Finishes and 1 Win at the Forsyth County Open SuperTour event in Georgia with a $2000 first prize. I also have several strong finishes at the Skylands ...
The MILO II Disc Golf Shoe by KEEN
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Only available for sale online at www.KEENFootwear.com – $110 A variety of Disc Golfers have tested the MILO in all weather conditions. It provides excellent grip properties, asymmetrical lacing and reinforced toe bumper. Perfect for all weather and all terrain. They debuted at the 2010 United States Disc Golf Championships, as all of the competitors received a pair of Milo II's in their Players Package!!! And most important - they are also available in a women's specific model - made on a women's specific inner shoe last ...
Avery Jenkins Topps Rookie Card
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Disc Golf and 2009 PDGA World Champion, Avery Jenkins, are featured among the 2010 Topps tribute series of the historic Allen & Ginter Sportscard. - Player Interview by Addie Isbell In 1875, Allen & Ginter produced the first cards, commonly referred to as “baseball cards”, featuring hand painted portraits of elite sports players. Although baseball was the most common sport showcased, Allen & Ginter opened the eyes of the world to other sports as well. They even produced non-athletic cards of Indian Chiefs, Actors/Actresses, and US ...
World Disc Golf Champ Talks About His Sport and the Allen & Ginter Experience
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World Disc Golf Champ Talks About His Sport and the Allen & Ginter Experience On a yearly basis, Allen & Ginter introduces collectors to a host of interesting and intriguing world champions outside the realm of baseball. One of 2010's most interesting inclusions was that of world Disc Golf Champ Avery Jenkins. For those unfamiliar with Disc Golf, you may have heard it called by a different name, Frisbee Golf. We were fortunate enough to talk with Jenkins about his sport, how and when he found ...
2009 – Year in Review
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Photo by Marble Jones 2009 Year in Review - It Keeps on Getting Better!!! The 2009 Season has undoubtedly been my best year ever, and it keeps on getting better. I played in 32 PDGA Sanctioned Tournaments with 23 top 5 finishes and 8 wins (25% Winning Percentage), including winning my first World Title at the 2009 Professional Disc Golf World Championships in Kansas City, KS/MO. I won the US Doubles Championships with my good friend David Feldberg the weekend before the USDGC to become the 2009 ...
2009 Disc Golf World Championships – Kansas City, KS/MO
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First I will start off by saying that I have been waiting a decade for a World Championships to be hosted in Kansas City. They showcase some of the best courses in the country and it is centrally located which gives more players the opportunity to attend. I was very prepared and focused to play well; it had been my best season to date and I wanted to make it all worth it. I came into this World Championships the most mentally prepared than any ...
Interview with Disc Golf World Champion Avery Jenkins – Examiner.com (Part 2)
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This Part 2 of my interview with Disc Golf World Champion Avery Jenkins - Interview by Steve Pease When your dad taught you to play, what did he tell you to focus on and learn first? I learned a lot about the game from my father, he first taught me a lot about sportsmanship and integrity that this sport requires to be played in its truest form. He also taught me the proper technique through hours of playing catch in the backyard with the Frisbee and ...
Interview with Disc Golf World Champion Avery Jenkins – Examiner.com – Part 1
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Interview with Disc Golf World Champion Avery Jenkins - Interview by Steve Pease This interview was something I’ve wanted to do for quite a while; I am honored to be able to share it with you now. Avery Jenkins comes from a disc golf family, his parents were both Disc Golf Champions and his sister Valarie Jenkins is a 3X and current World Champion. Avery is the current World Champion and the current U.S. Doubles Champion with his partner Dave Feldberg. There are a lot of guys ...