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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


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.


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.


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...


Jones' Masters dream washed up at 18th

Brendan Jones

David Polkinghorne Brendan Jones' US Masters dream went down the sink as his approach shot to the 18th ran off the green into the water on Sunday.


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 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.