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Jarrod Lyle makes cut in 1st tournament back after 20-month recovery from leukemia

Two-time cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle made the weekend cut in the Australian Masters in his first event in 20 month.Lyle followed his opening 72 and with a 71 on Friday reach 1-over 143 at Royal Melbourne.The Australian hadn't played a tournament since a second bout with leukemia in early 2012 after having first fought off the disease when he was 17.The 32-year-old Lyle said his legs felt heavy but he would draw on his "fighting instinct" to finish the weekend."If I have to crawl those last 18 holes, I'm crawling them," Lyle said. "Nothing's going to stop me from finishing."...

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