Nine-time major finalist Terry Jenkins has confirmed that he will essentially enter semi-retirement from the PDC circuit after this year’s World Championships. The 53-year-old from Ledbury, Herefordshire, has struggled for form throughout the year, reaching just one final on the Pro Tour in 2016.
Jenkins is currently 16th on the PDC Order of Merit, although his top 16 status is under imminent threat as he’s defending £25,000 in Hasselt next week, having reached the European Championship final two years ago. As a result, ‘The Bull’ is under pressure to produce a good run in Belgium.
Since joining the PDC in 2003, Jenkins has appeared in nine-major finals, although he has lost out on each occasion- once to Raymond van Barneveld, Adrian Lewis and Michael van Gerwen, twice to James Wade, and four times to Phil Taylor. Nevertheless, ‘The Bull’ has won 13 ranking titles and displayed immense consistency throughout this period.
In an exclusive interview with Paul Starr on Tungsten Tales, Jenkins revealed: “I’m going to wind it right down after the World Championships. I’ll probably knock the tours on the head; particularly the European Tours, and just play what I’m in through the rankings really. Continue reading “Terry Jenkins confirms PDC retirement plans!”