Jarrod Lyle Bio
|Jarrod Lyle was born on 21 August 1981 in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia. and died on 8 August 2018 aged 36 years old in Torquay, Australia. He was an Australian professional golfer. Lyle previously overcame acute myeloid leukemia in 1998 and 2012, before announcing it had returned in 2017. On 8 August 2018, Jarrod died a week after ending his treatment for cancer and opting for palliative care.|
|Born||21 August 1981 Shepparton, Victoria, Australia|
|Died||8 August 2018 aged 36 in Torquay, Australia|
|Cause of Death||Acute myeloid leukemia|
|Age||He died aged 36 years|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||235 lb (107 kg; 16.8 st)|
|Parents||Father Sally Lyle, and mother John Lyle|
Jarrod Lyle Career
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour of Australasia
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|U.S. Open||T48: 2008|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 2006|
Jarrod Lyle Biography
Lyle was born on 31 August 2018 in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia and died on 8 August 2018 aged 36 years. He got his start in golf at age six when he caddied for his father. He is quoted saying that teeing off in his first Australian competition was his greatest thrill in golf.
Jarrod Lyle Leukemia
In 1999 at age 17, he was diagnosed to have acute myeloid leukemia and was bedridden for nine months while undergoing chemotherapy treatments at the Royal Children’s Hospital. It took another 12 months before he had the energy to walk a golf course again. He began a friendship during that time with PGA Tour member and fellow Australian Robert Allenby. He was diagnosed with a recurrence of the disease in March 2012. In July 2017, Lyle began treatment for another bout with leukemia, but a year later decided to end treatment and start palliative care.
Please say a prayer or take a moment today to remember Jarrod Lyle and all those fighting cancer. Thoughts are with the Lyle family at this tough time. pic.twitter.com/00CTlMu8kH
— Doc Donal GolfCentralDaily (@golfcentraldoc) July 31, 2018
Jarrod Lyle Death
Jarrod Lyle died On 8 August 2018, aged 36 year old, a week after ending his treatment for cancer and begin palliative care.
Saddest day ever 😢kinda lost for words,Jarrod Lyle was the greatest bloke you’ll ever meet, not once in 20 years did I ever here him complain❤️🙏R.I.P Jarrod (best mate)❤️❤️🙏
— Robert Allenby (@aussieallenby) August 9, 2018
Jarrod Lyle Career
Lyle turned professional in 2004. He played on the Nationwide Tour in 2006, completing eighteenth on the money list and earning his PGA Tour card for 2007. Lyle made only three top 25 finishes on the PGA Tour in 2007 and completed 164th on the money list and lost his Tour card. Back on the Nationwide Tour in 2008, he won twice, at the Mexican Open and the Knoxville Open. He completed fourth on the money list and earned his 2009 PGA Tour card.
Lyle played on the PGA Tour of Australasia, where he was ninth on the 2006 money list with nearly $200,000 in prize cash.
Lyle scored a hole-in-one at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2011 on the par-3 16th ‘Stadium Hole’ winning $25,000 for a charity of his choice. This was the first hole-in-one on the 16th in the Phoenix Open for nine years.
After his second remission, Lyle made a comeback at the 2013 Talisker Masters. In 2014, he played his first PGA Tour-sanctioned round in 29 months at the Web.com Tour’s Midwest Classic and finished T11. Once Lyle makes his allotted rehab Web.com Tour starts, he returned to the PGA Tour where he has 20 starts and $283,825 to match Kevin Chappell, the golfer who finished 125th on the 2012 PGA Tour money list. Lyle made his first PGA Tour start since 2012 after Monday qualifying for the Frys.com Open in October 2014, where he made the cut and finished T31. Lyle was unable to meet the terms of his medical cover and his leukemia returned in July 2017.