Marc Leishman


Marc Leishman
Marc Leishman

Leishman practicing for the U.S. Open, June 2011
Personal information
Born 24 October 1983 (1983-10-24) (age 28)
Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Nationality  Australia
Residence Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
Career
Turned professional 2005
Current tour(s) PGA Tour of Australasia
PGA Tour
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
Nationwide Tour 1
Other 6
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2010
U.S. Open T51: 2011
The Open Championship T60: 2010
PGA Championship T48: 2010
Achievements and awards
PGA Tour
Rookie of the Year
2009

Marc Leishman (born 24 October 1983) is an Australian professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour.

Leishman was born in Warrnambool, Victoria. He had a very successful amateur career in Australia, winning many junior tournaments. He turned professional in 2005. His victory on the Nationwide Tour at the 2008 WNB Golf Classic, saw him win by eleven strokes.[1] His highest finish on the PGA Tour is T-2 at the 2009 BMW Championship and the 2010 Farmers Insurance Open. He finished the 2009 season ranked 47th on the PGA Tour money list and won the Rookie of the Year award.

Contents

Amateur wins

  • 2001 Victorian Junior Masters, Victorian Boys Championship, South Australian Junior Masters
  • 2005 Lake Macquarie Amateur

Professional wins (7)

Nationwide Tour wins (1)

Von Nida Tour wins (5)

  • 2006 Cairns Classic, Nth Qld X-Ray Services Cairns Classic, Toyota Southern Classic
  • 2007 Toyota Southern Classic
  • 2008 Victorian PGA Championship

Korean Tour wins (1)

  • 2006 Jisan Resort Open

Results in major championships

Tournament 2010 2011
The Masters CUT DNP
U.S. Open CUT T51
The Open Championship T60 DNP
PGA Championship T48 DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

See also

  • 2008 Nationwide Tour graduates

References

External links


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