Marc Leishman Bio, Age, Wife, Height, Weight, Salary and Net Worth

Quick Facts about Marc Leishman

Full Name Marc Leishman
Age 37 as of 2021
Place of birth Warrnambool, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Height 1.88m tall
Weight 91kgs
Current Tour PGA Tour of Australasia
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According to many people around the globe, golf is usually played as a hobby. However, to Marc Leishman is a career and a career that has elevated and changed his life for good. At this point he has managed to establish himself as a a professional golfer and the best in the world. Read the entire article to get more facts about Marc Leishman.

Who Is Marc Leishman?

Marc Leishman, born on October 24th, 1983, is a professional golfer from Australia currently playing on the PGA Tour. He is among the top ten golfers in the world. After turning professional in 2005, four years later he was named as Rookie of the Year award winner on the PGA in 2009. Having won the award he became the first Australian to win the award. Moreover, in June 2012 he won his first tournament after 96 starts on the PGA Tour at the Travelers Championship. His win came after he came from six strokes back of the 54 hole leaders to win by a stroke.

Furthermore, he was also a co-leader after the opening round together with Sergio Garcia, where he shot a six-under total of 66. Marc went ahead and , won his second PGA Tour event, the Arnold Palmer Invitation on March 19th, 2017. After that, he managed to secure his third PGA Tour event, the BMW Championship with a tournament record-23. In addition in 2020 January, he won the Farmers Insurance Open for the fifth PGA Tour Title. Marc went ahead to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in April 2021.

Marc Leishman Background

He was born in Warrnambool a city in the South-Western Coast of Victoria, Australia. Marc followed his father’s footsteps as he was also a golfer, he became so interested in the game and by the time he was reaching 13 years he had perfected his game to a point of playing in the same group as his father. In addition, at 13 years he won the Warrnambool Club Championship.

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Marc Leishman Family, Parents

He is the son of Paul Leishman and Pelita Leishman, his father is also a golfer. However, he has not disclosed much about his family background. More information about his family background will be updated as soon as it is in public domain.

Is Marc Leishman Dating or Married?

Currently, he is married to a lovely wife by the name of Audrey Hills, though much is not about their marriage life.

Marc Leishman Kids

Together with his wife they have been blessed with three kids and they reside in Virginia Beach, USA.

Professional Career

After having a successful amateur career and winning several junior tournament including the Warrnambool Club Championship while he was 13 years playing in the same group as his father. In addition, prior to going professional he won the 2001 Victorian Masters, the South Australian Junior Master and Victorian Boys Champion.

In 2005 he decided to go professional a the age of 22, playing the Von Nida Tour in 2006. 2006 he managed to win two tournaments and topping the order of merit. As a resultof his hard work and dedication in 2007 he played his rookie season on the Nationalwide Tour however being his first time he finished 92nd on the money list. In 2008, ghe perfected his skills and won the maiden title on the Nationalwide Tour at the WNB Golf Classic.

After finishing in the 92nd place in the 2007 money list, in 2009 he pulled his socks and finished in the 19th place on the money list earning his PGA Tour card for the 2009 season. In addition, in 2009, he was voted in as the Rookie of the Year after he recorded three top-10 finishes behind Tiger Woods at the BMW Championship. He later Qualified fir the season ending Tour Championship. Moreover, he ended he year in the 53rd place. Furthermore, in 2010 he recorded his second runner-up finish of his PGA Tour career at the Farmers Insurance Open. He managed to reach to the BMW Champion ship in both seasons.

In June 2012, he won his first tournament after 96 starts on the PGA Tour at the Travelers Championship. Marc short a final a round of 62, including 8 birdies and no bogeys to match his career best round and second best comeback in the tournament’s history. Winning the award he became the second Australian to win the event after Greg Norman in 1995.


His star continued to shine as he won his second PGA Tour events, the Arnold Palmer Invitational on 19th March 2017.Moreover, on 17th September 2-017, he managed to claim his third PGA Tour event, the BMW Championship with tournament record-23. On 14th October 2018, he won the CIMB Classic, after shooting seven shorts under 65. Moreover, in December 2019, he played on the International team at the 209 President Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. However, the US team won 16-14. In 2020, he won the Farmers Insurance Open for his fifth PGA Tour title. After that he won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. In addition , they also partnered with his fellow countryman by the name of Cameron Smith. The two won in a playoff over Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel in 2021.

How Much Does He Earn?

Marc Leishman earns a salary of $ 3,059,3946 a year and he is one the highest paid golfer in the world.

Marc Leishman Net Worth

Being one one of the best golfer and the highest paid, he has garnered a net worth of $12 million.

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