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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Golf

Queensland wins back-to-back Australian foursome championship

Aaron Wilkins lines up a putt on the 10th at Federal.

David Polkinghorne As Queensland golfer Aaron Wilkins paints door frames for a living, he dreams about making it as a professional golfer.

Golf

After injury, Jones ready to attack 2014

Brendan Jones

David Polkinghorne Brendan Jones is hoping his injury layoff can coincide with good mate Adam Scott reinvigorating Australian golf.

Golf

Campbell confident of strong Masters finish

Chris Campbell

David Polkinghorne CHRIS CAMPBELL rates himself a 100-1 long shot to storm past world No.6 Adam Scott and England's Ian Poulter and claim the Australian Masters title on Sunday.

Golf

Open's a shut case for Jones

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09:  Brendan Jones of Australia aknowledges the crowd after finishing his round during round four of the 2012 Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club on December 9, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne An administrative bungle has cost Canberra golfer Brendan Jones a shot at qualifying for the US Open.

Golf

Ogle tips a strong Open for Jones

08 June 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Fleta Page. Canberra professional golfer, Brendan Jones, gets some last minute practice in, at the Royal Canberra Golf Club, before flying to the USA on Sunday to compete in this year's US Open.

David Polkinghorne Brett Ogle says Canberra's Brendan Jones is good enough to win on the US Tour and his game is suited to the tough Royal Lytham and St Annes course used for this year's British Open.

Birdie-birdie finish for Brendan Jones at British Open

Brendan Jones

David Polkinghorne Canberra’s Brendan Jones finished in a flurry of birdies to post a solid one-under par at the British Open this morning.

Golf

Scott will rebound: Jones

08 June 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Fleta Page. Canberra professional golfer, Brendan Jones, gets some last minute practice in, at the Royal Canberra Golf Club, before flying to the USA on Sunday to compete in this year's US Open.

David Polkinghorne Brendan Jones knows what it's like to fall apart at a major, but he's confident fellow Aussie Adam Scott has already put his British Open meltdown behind him.

Golf

No end in sight for our major drought

13 July 2012, Sport, Journalist David Polkinghorne, Canberra Times PHOTO by JAY CRONAN. Golfer Brendan Jones takes time out to play a little football with son Kieran.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Brendan Jones was stumped when asked who would end Australia's six-year drought at the golf majors.