Jarrod Lyle

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Jarrod Lyle (21 August 1981 – 8 August 2018) was an Australian professional golfer. He was born in Shepparton, Victoria. Lyle won twice on the 2008 Nationwide Tour. He played many seasons on the PGA Tour. His best finish being tied for 4th place in the 2012 Northern Trust Open.

Leukemia Illness & Death[change | change source]

In 2012, Lyle was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. As a result his playing time was limited and in July 2018, Lyle decided to stop treatment. He died on 8 August 2018 from the disease in Torquay, Victoria at the age of 36.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "'My time was short': Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies aged 36". ABC News. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  2. "Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies of cancer aged 36". Evening Standard. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  3. "Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies aged 36". BBC News. 2018-08-09. Retrieved 9 August 2018.