Marc Leishman Biography – Marc Leishman Wiki
Marc Leishman is an Australian professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. He turned professional in 2005. In 2009, he won the Rookie of the Year award on the PGA Tour. Leishman is a six-time PGA TOUR winner and has played on the International Team in the President’s Cup four times.
Leishman was born and raised in Warrnambool, Victoria. He attended he Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) before turning pro in 2005. Leishman spent a year on the Korean Tour where he earned enough money to travel to United States. Leishman played on the Nationwide (now Korn Ferry Tour) in 2007 where he finished in the Top 25 to earn his PGA TOUR card.
In 2016, Marc Leishman and his wife, Audrey, founded the Begin Again Foundation after her near-death experience with sepsis in 2015. Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. The Foundation’s mission is “to save lives through sepsis and toxic shock syndrome education and awareness, provide financial assistance to survivors and families, and support communities during times of crisis.” Since 2016, the foundation has given over $885,000 to support survivors, families, children and communities in need.
Marc Leishman Age
He was born on 24 October 1983, in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia.
Marc Leishman Wife
Is Marc Leishman married? Leishman is married to Audrey (née Hills) Leishman. The couple married on 24 April 24, 2010, in a wedding ceremony attended by family and close friends. Audrey and Marc met at the Green Leafe Cafe in Williamsburg, VA in April 2007 while Marc was trying to Monday qualify for a Nationwide (now Korn Ferry Tour) event. He did not qualify which allowed them some time together. They were long-distance until he moved to Virginia Beach in 2009. After his wife, Audrey, suffered a near-fatal illness in 2015, the couple founded the Begin Again Foundation to help families experiencing medical and life crises.
Audrey was born in Naples, Italy but has lived in Virginia Beach since she was four when the Navy brought her family there. She graduated from The College of William and Mary in 2005 with Bachelor of Arts in Government and Psychology. She previously worked with mentally ill and developmentally disabled adults before moving to the Social Security Administration as a Disability Analyst.
Audrey did not know a birdie from a bogey when she met Marc. She still does not play golf, although is considering learning so she can play with her children. They have three children, Harvey, Ollie, and Eva.
Marc Leishman Children
Marc Leishman and his wife, Audrey, have three children: sons Oliver Ray Leishman and Harvey Andrew Leishman, and daughter Eva Florence Leishman. The family resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.
Marc Leishman Family
He is the son of Paul Leishman and Pelita Leishman.
Marc Leishman Height
How tall is Marc Leishman? Leishman stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and has a weight of 200 lb (91 kg).
Marc Leishman Career Earnings
The golfer has earned total career earnings of $32,583,965.
Marc Leishman Net Worth
Marc Leishman’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million dollars.
Marc Leishman Instagram
Marc Leishman’s Instagram handle is @marcleish.