Marc Leishman, also at the championship, said the golf community was saddened. He was the big Aussie larrikin with the yellow hat who never tried to be anyone else.
Lyle touched the lives of so many of his fellow golfers.
Briony said that Jarrod left a final message for his supporters before he passed away. You can count them on one hand. "This is how we'll remember Jarrod", it said.
He reached a career-high 142nd in the world and won twice on the second-tier tour in the US.
Greg Chalmers added: "It is through a river of tears I say goodbye to my friend Jarrod Lyle". "Miss you mate. RIP".
Ray Sizer is The News' pictorial manager and a close friend of Jarrod Lyle.
Gow has paid a wonderful tribute to his friend after Lyle lost his battle with cancer.
Once again, Lyle was able to fight back, making an emotional return to the game he loved at the 2013 Australian Masters. "I just thought what Jarrod has battled through is valiant".
"We met because I was his hero". Jarrod will forever be an inspiration to us alI.
"It's a life taken way too soon".
"He was always happy to share a joke and a laugh".
GETTY FIGHTER Jarrod Lyle overcame cancer twice
Asked on PGA Tour TV which charity he would donate to, DeChambeau unhesitatingly nominated the Lyle family. "His kids are suffering, obviously, as his whole family is", DeChambeau said. The golf world had rallied around Lyle's family since a somber announcement last week.
Mark Washington, who was one of the main drivers behind establishing the classic, said Lyle's influence at the club would never be forgotten. So hearing his story, three times (being diagnosed with cancer).
He had a bone marrow transplant previous year but the illness returned and he chose to halt all treatment last week.
"Last year the victor got up and said how proud he was to win the trophy because he had followed Jarrod's journey and that was great". "Hearing his story, three times, I believe those kids deserve a chance at a better life and they need that, so that's why I chose to do that".
"He didn't forget about where he came from".
Fox Sports commentator and former professional, Paul Gow, was a good friend of Lyle's and knew better than most just how special the father-of-two was.
Australian professional golfer Jarrod Lyle has died after a long battle with cancer, his wife announced Wednesday.
The 36-year-old discontinued active treatment last week to go into palliative care to spend his remaining days with wife, Briony, and daughters Lusi and Jemma, at home in Torquay.
"Lusi, Jemma and I are filled with grief and now must confront our lives without the greatest husband and father we could ever have wished for".
"Thank you for showing us how to go about life and how to treat others".
"Thanks for your support, it meant the world", Jarrod said.