How did Barry Lane die? Former Ryder Cup player cause of death Explained

Former Ryder Cup player , Barry Lane has passed away. Let’s see How did Barry Lane die and Barry Lane cause of death in detail.


How did Barry Lane die?

Barry Lane, a former Ryder Cup golfer, passed away at the age of 62 after a brief illness.

The Official account of Legends Tour shared the devastating news on Twitter.

It read,

“It’s with great sadness that eight-time Legends Tour winner, Barry Lane has passed away at the age of 62. We send our deepest condolences to his family at this time.”


Barry Lane cause of death

Barry Lane cause of death has left the community inconsolable.

At this point, it is unknown precisely what led to his death apart from the confirmation of his death and the exact Barry Lane cause of death was not released as well.

In order to learn more about Barry Lane cause of death, we are attempting to get in touch with his friends and family. This section will be updated as soon as we learn any new information regarding the tragic event that brought many people to tears.


Who was Barry Lane?

Barry Lane is fourth on the list of all-time appearances on the European Tour, now known as the DP World Tour, having made 693 starts.

When he started playing golf at the age of 14, he swiftly advanced to the position of assistant professional at Downshire Golf Club near Bracknell.

The Englishman joined the Tour in 1982, and in 1987, he won his first tournament at the Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club, the Equity & Law Challenge.

The following year, he triumphed at Gleneagles to win the Scottish Open by three strokes over José Rivero and Sandy Lyle. This was his first career victory.

Ryder Cup

The spark for Lane’s subsequent winning streak, which saw him finish no lower than 11th on the European Tour Order of Merit between 1992 and 1995, came at the 1992 Mercedes German Masters.

Before his involvement in the 1993 Ryder Cup at The Belfry as one of four rookies on Bernard Gallacher’s team, he had won the 1993 Canon European Masters.

His fourth Tour victory came the following year at the Turespaa Open de Baleares.

Then, after waiting more than ten years, he finally won on the European Tour in 2004 at the British Masters at Forest of Arden, beating off Angel Cabrera and Eduardo Romero by three strokes.

World Championship

In addition, Lane won the inaugural Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf in 1995, which served as the model for the WGC Match Play competition that is now held yearly in Austin.

Following his victory over South African David Frost 2Up in the final, he also received a US$1 million first prize.

He also played for the Rest of the World team in the UBS Cup three times while representing England three times in the World Cup and four times at the Dunhill Cup.

At the 2022 Legends Tour’s season-ending MCB Tour Championship in Mauritius in December, Lane gave Brazil’s Adilson Da Silva the newly titled Barry Lane Rookie of the Year Trophy.

Lane achieved rapid success on the then-European Seniors Tour after turning 50 in 2010. He won his maiden competition in Scotland at the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open, which he successfully defended in 2011.

He did the same on the European Tour. In his first two full seasons, 2011 and 2012, he finished second on the Senior Tour Order of Merit while winning three times. In 11 complete seasons on the European over-50s circuit, he won eight titles and seven times placed seventh or better overall.

His most recent triumph came at the 2019 MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar, where the Legends Tour made history by making its first stop on the island in the Indian Ocean.


Tributes to Barry Lane

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him.

Ryan Howsam, Chairman Legends Tour, said:

“This is a very sad day for all at Legends Tour. Barry’s achievements throughout his impressive career are well documented but on a personal level he was a wonderful man. I’ve had the pleasure of spending time with Barry and Camilla over the last few years as Barry played Legends Tour events with Camilla often by his side as caddy, winning eight Legends Tour titles, most recently the Senior Italian Open and the MCB Tour Championship in Madagascar, both in 2019.”

Phil Harrison, CEO Legends Tour said:

“Barry joined us at MCB Tour Championship, Mauritius last month and this was a very emotional few days for Barry, Camilla and his golfing friends and family, but it was a celebration and a time to reflect on a life well lived. On behalf of the Legends Tour, our thoughts are with Camilla and Barry’s family and friends.”

Georgie Bingham tweeted,

Barry Lane was one of the nicest men I’ve met in my entire career. Made me feel so welcome when I joined the@euLegendsTour . Absolutely gutted to hear he’s gone so soon. Huge love Camilla, RIP.”

James Kingston tweeted,

Such sad news! The @euLegendsTour has today lost one of its true Legends with the passing of Barry Lane! Brave until the very end …. came out to Mauritius to say his goodbyes to his golfing friends……Something I will never forget. Great player, great man ….RIP Barry Lane”

Tweeter Allis tweeted,

“Very sorry to hear of the passing of Barry Lane, may he rest in peace.”

One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died.

We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.

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  1. I knew Barry when I worked as a volunteer scorer most notably when he won the British Masters in 2004. A true gentleman – he gave me his glove, signed as a thank you for walking with him. It was a real privilege to have known him and my condolences go to his family.


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