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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Birdie-birdie finish for Brendan Jones at British Open

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.

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Canberra's Nikki Campbell happy to share US Open stage with child prodigy Lucy Li

Nikki Campbell will play in her first US Open in June.

David Polkinghorne Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell is unsure what she was doing when she was 11 years old, but she knows it wasn't playing in a US Open.

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Jones' call to chance his arm

David Polkinghorne Brendan Jones will fly to Japan on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to finish off a stop-start season.

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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.

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Young champ gets up to speed on Federal greens

Sport. Reigning Japan Junior Champion Kenta Konishi after practice at the Federal Golf Course before the Federal Amateur Open Championship. The club cover is of the japanese manga character Lupin III.

David Polkinghorne It is a far cry from walking the fairways with Tiger Woods and world No. 1 Rory McIlroy, but Japan junior champion Kenta Konishi hopes victory in the Federal Amateur Open Championship will be his...

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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.

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Webb driven by Olympics

Karrie Webb

David Polkinghorne Karrie Webb's ''best golf in years'' has Australia's greatest female golfer excited about the year ahead.

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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.

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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.

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Golf is not an Olympic sport: Jones

Canberra professional golfer, Brendan Jones.

David Polkinghorne Brendan Jones will boycott Rio de Janeiro because he thinks golf has no place at the Olympic Games.

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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.