NAPA, Calif. (AP) Jarrod Lyle takes another step back in his amazing return from twice beating leukemia, and this one might be the biggest one yet.
He earned his spot in the Frys.com Open through a playoff at Monday qualifying.
And he's back among the best players in the world on the PGA Tour, part of a family he never knew was so large.
Lyle got choked up Wednesday talking...
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When Jarrod Lyle began his comeback from medical leave and returned to the U.S. in July, the two-time cancer survivor’s sights were set squarely on the first tournament of the 2014-15 PGA Tour season: the Frys.com Open. Yet, an invite to play the event never came.
No matter. Lyle showed up this past weekend at the Silverado Resort in Napa, Calif., anyway and took care of things...
Australian cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle triumphantly returned to golf last fall, impressively making the cut at the Australian Masters in his first pro tournament in nearly two years. This fall, the 32-year-old plans to make a proud return to the PGA Tour.Flights are booked for June 17th. Look out America, the Lyles are coming back. Planning on starting PGA tour in October for 2015...
Standing on the first tee box at Royal Melbourne for the first round of the Australian Masters, Jarrod Lyle was overcome with emotion, and who wouldn’t, given the what the golfer has gone through not only over the past 20 months, but in a way that shouldn’t be understated, the past 15 years as […]The post After leukemia diagnosis in March 2012, Jarrod Lyle makes emotional return...
After the chemotherapy treatments, after the radiation session, after the bone-marrow transplant and after being told his cancer was in remission again, Jarrod Lyle's hair started to grow back. Only this time instead of straight and dark, it was curly and gray.
"It looked like I had had a bloody perm or something," he said in a recent phone interview from his home...
Australian professional Jarrod Lyle has played 18 holes of golf for the first time in 14 months as he continues to recover from a second battle with leukemia.
The 31-year-old Lyle tweeted late Saturday that he was ''absolutely knackered now after 75 hits at The Sands Torquay ... hit a couple goodies.''
The Sands is a private ocean-side course a few hours' drive...
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April 06, 2013
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle says he has some hopes of returning to the PGA Tour in 2014 if he continues his current recovery from a second battle with leukemia.
The 31-year-old Lyle, who was first diagnosed with the disease at age 17, learned it had returned shortly after the recent birth of his first child, a daughter. He has since undergone chemotherapy, received a transplant...
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November 13, 2012