When This Famous Athlete Had To Stop Cancer Treatment, Waves Of Support Flooded In Online

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Jarrod Lyle’s competitive fire served him well in his fight against cancer, but the war took its toll. Eventually, the illness forced him to abandon hospital treatment and return home. However, Lyle’s loved ones and fans rallied behind him in his hour of need.

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Sports enthusiasts and golf fans may have heard of the athlete Jarrod Lyle. Born in 1981 in Shepparton, Australia, Lyle first played golf professionally in 2004, aged 22. But his interest in the sport actually began much earlier.

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In fact, Lyle acted as caddy – that’s the person who supports the player and carries the clubs – for his father at just six years old. During this time, the young boy clearly discovered a love for the sport. Unfortunately, all too soon the athlete would face a challenge to both his career and his life.

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