07/24 15:40 CDT Jarrod Lyle opens with 67 in US return
Jarrod Lyle opens with 67 in US return
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) --- Jarrod Lyle shot a 4-under 67 on Thursday in the
Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, the Australian's first U.S. event since his
second bout with leukemia.
The 32-year-old Lyle, travelling with wife Briony and 2-year-old daughter Lusi,
had four front-nine birdies in his bogey-free round at the Nicklaus Golf Club
at LionsGate. He was three strokes behind leader Paul Haley II after the
Lyle also is set to play Web.com Tour events Aug. 7-10 in Springfield,
Missouri, and Aug. 14-17 in Knoxville, Tennessee. When Lyle returns to the PGA
Tour, he will have 20 events to earn $283,825 and reach the equivalent of No.
125 on the money list in 2012, the year he suffered a recurrence.
Lyle returned to play in November in the Australian Masters and also played in
the Victorian Open near his hometown in February.