Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Campbell ready for British Open

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 10:  Nikki Campbell of Australia plays a shot during day two of the 2012 Women's Australian Open at Royal Melbourne Golf Course on February 10, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images) Pics to accompany women's golf yarn

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell has warmed up for the British Open in fine style, storming home in the final round to finish tied for 12th at the Ladies European Masters in England.

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Campbell runs hot in Europe

Nikki Campbell

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Nikki Campbell has made a strong start in her quest to graduate to the Ladies European Tour after carding a six-under 66 in the first round of final qualifying at La Manga in Spain.

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Canberra should be on circuit, says Lunn

22th JANUARY 2012- STORY COURTNEY REES - SPORT- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Final round of the Ladies golf Classic at Royal Canberra Golf Course. Winner of the Ladies Classic , Karen Lunn holding the trophy.

Jon Tuxworth Former British Open champion Karen Lunn says Royal Canberra should remain a contender to host the Women's Australian Open in future, insisting next month's tournament shouldn't be a one-off.

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Campbell in form in Auckland

Jon Tuxworth Canberra’s Nikki Campbell hopes to enter the Australian Open on the back of her first win in three years

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Don't write off Webb's hopes just yet, Korean rival warns

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 14:  Karrie Webb of Australia reacts during day one of the ISPS Handa Australian Open at Royal Canberra Golf Club on February 14, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Korean Jiyai Shin has issued a warning to those willing to dismiss Karrie Webb's Australian Open hopes - do so at your own peril.

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World no.8 takes the lead at Australian Open

SPORT - Jiyai Shin of Korea in action during her 2nd round in the Australian Women's Open at Royal Canberra, Yarralumla     15th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth World no.8 Jiyai Shin has taken the outright Women's Australian Open lead after getting her second round off to a strong start at Royal Canberra this morning.

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Canberra golfer lifts for ill mother

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 10: Nikki Campbell of Australia tees off on the 14th hole during day three of the New Zealand Women's Golf Open at Clearwater Golf Course on February 10, 2013 in Christchurch, New Zealand.  (Photo by Joseph Johnson/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Nikki Campbell drew strength and inspiration from her sick mother to leap into contention at the Australian Open at Royal Canberra on Friday.

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Ko and Shin share Open lead

Lydia Ko of NZ in action during the 2nd round in the Australian Women's Open.

Jon Tuxworth Teenage golf sensation Lydia Ko has backed up her round one heroics to join Jiyai Shin in a share of the Australian Open lead this afternoon at Royal Canberra.

Tseng tipped for Open in Canberra

golf By Jon Tuxworth THE WORLD'S best female golfer Yani Tseng appears set to headline a star-studded Australian Open field at Royal Canberra next year after quizzing local girl Nikki Campbell about the layout.