The golf world is in mourning after the passing of Jarrod Lyle yesterday, age 36.
Tributes are pouring in from across the golf world after the news that Jarrod Lyle passed away at home yesterday at the age of just 36.
Lyle passed away at home with his family after a third battle with cancer. And it’s clear that to those who knew him he was a gentle, loving and charismatic character who brought a smile to the faces of everyone he met.
Sad week! You had the fight of a lion and even when you weren’t trying to make us laugh you did. (Shirt) Rest easy mate. pic.twitter.com/yV50TPhLsY
— Marc Leishman (@marcleish) August 9, 2018
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
Deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend Jarrod Lyle. Jarrod will forever be an inspiration to us alI. Ellie, Dash, Lucy and I send condolences to Briony, Lusi and Jemma. Rest easy mate. We will miss you.
— Jason Day (@JDayGolf) August 9, 2018
#JarrodLyle RIP big unit… going to miss that big laugh and the shit u could put on me and others only to make us laugh at it…….😟😟😢😢😔😔
— Scott Hend (@hendygolf) August 8, 2018
Jarrod Lyle (1981-2018)
The Australian always competed with a rare combination of grit and gratitude.
He leaves us all with his legacy of courage. pic.twitter.com/UXc6QnbnkT
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) August 8, 2018
It is through a river of tears I say goodbye to my friend Jarrod Lyle. A wonderful father, friend and golfer. Quick with a joke, didn’t mind a beer, and just a pure joy to be around every day. Miss you mate. RIP
— Greg Chalmers (@GregChalmersPGA) August 8, 2018
Didn’t get to know Jarrod so well but I wish I did. The courage shown through his battle is an inspiration to all of us. He made the world a better place. RIP mate. https://t.co/0sGUyn74Mq
— Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) August 9, 2018
Rest In Peace, Jarrod.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Lyle family 💛 pic.twitter.com/eUFEKlWmhj
— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) August 8, 2018
An inspirational fight.
Rest easy, Jarrod. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/qCPFh7vmo7
— Melbourne FC (@melbournefc) August 8, 2018
We are very sad to hear of Jarrod Lyle’s passing. He fought a good fight and will be forever remembered for his courage, strength, perseverance and the light he brought to all of our lives. The world lost a good man. RIP Jarrod. – Ernie, Liezl, Samantha and Ben
— Ernie Els (@TheBig_Easy) August 8, 2018
— Justin Rose 🎗 (@JustinRose99) August 8, 2018
— PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) August 8, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with The Lyle Family at this time. I only met Jarrod once and wish I had the opportunity to know him better. RIP Jarrod
— Bryson DeChambeau (@b_dechambeau) August 9, 2018
“He put great stock in making other people smile and feel good about themselves” – Mark Hayes, Jarrod Lyle’s friend and biographer. On behalf of all of us here at The Project our hearts go out to Briony, Lusi and Jemma x #TheProjectTV pic.twitter.com/LrA4SDIRnT
— The Project (@theprojecttv) August 9, 2018