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Why a golfer has never been happier after a bad shot than Jarrod Lyle

November 14, 2013

With tears of relief and joy in his eyes, Jarrod Lyle found the left rough on his opening tee shot at the Australian Masters. Happy to just hear his name announced at a tournament again, the cancer survivor couldn't have cared less where his golf ball ended up.

The Golf Channel put together a nice three-minute video of commentary leading up to Lyle's return and the scene as he took his first swing in competition in more than 20 months. Go to the 1:15 mark if you just want to watch Thursday's action: