Friday is called Yellow Day on #AusPGA

Posted by on June 19, 2019  /   Posted in golf news

The Australian PGA championship will be #DoingItForJarrod in December, as the tournament will turn yellow in honor of the late Jarrod Lyle.

Dubbed & # 39; Yellow Day & # 39 ;, on Friday, December 20, both fans and players are encouraged to wear yellow to create a sea of ​​colors at RACV Royal Pines Resort in honor of the estate van Lyle and in support of an important non-profit organization, Challenge.

After the first yellow day during round one of the 2018 Australian PGA Championship, the PGA of Australia, it was important to continue the tradition that a cherished figure from the industry honors.

"It was incredible to see such great support from Jarrod Lyle and Challenge in 2018 with many players and fans turning yellow," said Gavin Kirkman, CEO of the PGA of Australia, who also owns is from the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia.

"Jarrod was very important in our industry and we want to ensure his memory lives on and his gift to challenge, through the awareness he brought to charity, continues to have a significant impact. We believe that Yellow Day on the Friday of the Australian PGA Championship will advance each year to achieve these goals. "

Briony Lyle, Jarrod's wife, remains humiliated by the flood of support for Challenge in her name. man .

"The support that we continue to receive from the Australian golf community is phenomenal and a constant reminder of how highly respected Jarrod was. Cancer diagnosis is something terrible for everyone, but it can be devastating for a child and their entire family," said Lyle.

"Our family knows firsthand how difficult a treatment trip can be and we hope to offer as much practical support as possible to other families facing a similar challenge."

A & # 39; yellow & # 39; donation of coins will be part of the entry fee for the tournament on Friday, December 20, with all proceeds donated to Challenge.

"After seeing Jarrod since his first diagnosis, I have seen him grow as an individual and sportsman. His ability to empathize and make contact with people was truly remarkable. His gift and legacy to Challenge is to ensure that other families making the cancer journey are supported, "said David Rogers, Challenge CEO.

Yellow day during the Australian PGA Championship will also see the highlight of the #DoingItForJarrod club golf days held in Australia in August and September, with the total amount that will be raised being announced during the tournament. Golf clubs in Australia can still sign up for a # DoingItForJarrod club day by registering here.

To continue supporting Challenge of young cancer victims and their families, go to www.challenge.org.au to donate directly or purchase clothing and pin with the Cute the Duck symbol helped make Jarrod Lyle famous.

Further initiatives to be held on Yellow Day will be announced closer to the tournament and can be viewed here.

ABOUT CHALLENGE

Challenge is a non-profit organization that supports children and their families living with cancer from the moment of diagnosis, through treatment and beyond. In his role as ambassador for Challenge, Jarrod was passionate about raising the awareness of other children who were confronted with their own cancer diagnosis

All proceeds from Yellow Day go to Challenge. A special legacy – Jarrod & # 39; s Gift – was created to realize Jarrod Lyle's desire to help Challenge deliver the little things that make the difference.

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