Tag Archives: Jarrod Lyle

Oct
12
2014

Jarrod Lyle described his first PGA Tour start in more than two years a “huge success.” Lyle, who overcame leukemia for the second time, qualified in the four spot on Monday for the Frys.com Open. He shot scores of 72-70-71-70 for a tournament total of five-under, putting him currently at T31.

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Nov
17
2013
By Stephanie Wei under Australian Tour
The Kiss

The Kiss

It wasn’t the prettiest finish in the world, but Adam Scott, who just won last week’s Australian PGA, will take the win as he successfully defended his title at the Australian Masters. Scott led the field by five late in the front nine, but managed to let a sizzling Matt Kuchar get ahead of him by a stroke.

Scott made a mess of the par-3 14th and posted a double-bogey. With four holes to play, Kuchar seemed to be in cruise control, two clear of Scott — not so fast!

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Nov
14
2013
Lyle on the first tee at Royal Melbourne

Lyle on the first tee at Royal Melbourne

As expected, the tears flowed down Jarrod Lyle’s face as he walked up to the first tee at Royal Melbourne to hit his opening drive at the Australian Masters. It didn’t matter where the ball went — just the fact that Lyle was present and able to play professional golf again — for the first time in 20 months — have been incredible feats in itself. 

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Mar
9
2012
By Conor Nagle under PGA Tour

Lyle had made of 6 of 7 cuts so far this season.

PGA Tour member Jarrod Lyle has been diagnosed as suffering from a recurrence of acute myloid leukemia, the life-threatening illness he endured as a teenager.

The Australian received the news at home, having returned to Victoria in anticipation of the birth of his first child.

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Dec
29
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Awards

The shot that turned out to be worth $11 million

With only a few days left in 2011, we’ll take a look at the highlights and lowlights of the year. Let’s start with Best Shots (or Most Memorable), a category that needs no introduction. Before digging in, please consider the shots that jump out to you this past season. If I missed one of your favorites, my bad — drop your thoughts in the comments section. Now, let’s review and reflect on some of the most mindblowing moments in 2011 before we move on to 2012.

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Nov
10
2011

Tiger: mauve-ing up in the world.

A bogey-free round from Tiger Woods, fine play from nearly all the American invitees and an albatross from the home favourite: ’twas a fine day at The Lakes.

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