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Timeline: The life of Jarrod Lyle

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1981 - Born on Aug. 21 in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia.

1987 - Introduced to golf at age 6 when he caddied for his father.

1998 - At age 17 is diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Is confined to his bed for nine months while undergoing chemotherapy treatments.

2004 - Turns professional.

2006 - Finishes 18th on the Nationwide Tour money list and earns his PGA Tour card for 2007.

2007 - Finishes 164th on the money list and loses his card.

2008 - Back on the Nationwide Tour, wins twice (Mexican Open and Knoxville Open) and finished fourth on money list. Gets his PGA Tour card back.

2010 - Finishes fith in Q-School to earn his PGA Tour card for 2011.

2011 - Makes a hole-in-one at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on the par-3 16th 'Stadium Hole' winning $25,000 for a charity of his choice.

2011 - Marries his longtime partner, Briony Harper, in December. They have two daughters.

2011 - Has to return to Q-School, but again wins back his PGA Tour card.

2012 - Has his best finish in a PGA Tour event in February, tying for fourth place in the Northern Trust Open.

2012 - The next week, in Mayakoba Golf Classic, is bitten by an insect. Tests result in a diagnosis of recurrence of leukemia.

2013 - Makes his comeback in Taliker Masters.

2014 - Plays his first PGA Tour-sanctioned round in 29 months at Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic. Finishes T-11.

2014 - Makes his first PGA Tour start since 2012 after Monday qualifying for Frys.com Open in October. Makes cut and finishes T-31.

2017 - Leukemia returns in July.

2018 - His body no longer able to fight the cancer, opts for palliative care.

Aug. 8, 2018 - Passes away at age 36.