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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Canberra's Nikki Campbell top Aussie at British Open

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell finished the best of the Australians at the Ladies British Open, finishing in a tie for 38th in the major at Royal Birkdale Golf Club.


Jones secures ticket to British Open with victory

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09:  Brendan Jones of Australia lines up a putt 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)

Jon Tuxworth Brendan Jones with have another shot at a major title after his win at the Mizuno Open in Japan.


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.


Millar's focus on PGA success

Jon Tuxworth Matt Millar is targeting Australia's ''big three'' events as a chance to break his four-day tournament duck.


Coaching from greats essential to develop youngsters' careers

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA - MARCH 22:  Karrie Webb of Australia poses for a portrait on March 22, 2011 at the Industry Hills Golf Club in the City of Industry, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Veteran Australian golfers Lindsey Wright and Karen Lunn believe young players need to be mentored by former stars as Karrie Webb continues to fight a lone battle in the world rankings.


Canberra should be on circuit, says Lunn

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.


Ladies' Open may return to Canberra

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 17: Jiyai Shin of South Korea poses for photographers with the Patricia Bridges Bowl after winning the ISPS Handa Australian Open at Royal Canberra Golf Club on February 17, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Royal Canberra has rocketed into contention to host the Australian Women's Open again.


US PGA? Nah, I'll head to my mate's 40th instead

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones.

Jon Tuxworth Turning down an entry into the $US8million US PGA golf tournament to attend a mate's 40th birthday in Queenstown, New Zealand.


Jones faces major choice - family or golf?

Brendan Jones of Australia.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones faces the agonising task of choosing between playing in a major or spending time with his family after his win at the Japan Tour's Chlorella Classic.