Marc Leishman is an Australian professional golfer. He has won six times on the PGA Tour. In 2009 he won the Rookie of the Year award on the PGA Tour, the first Australian to win the award.
In January 2020, Leishman won the Farmers Insurance Open for his fifth PGA Tour title. Leishman shot a final round 65 to come from behind and defeat Jon Rahm by one stroke.
In April 2021, Leishman won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. He was partnered with countryman Cameron Smith. The duo won in a playoff over Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel. Leishman competed at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, held in July/August 2021, in the men's competition, finishing 51st.
Leishman is married to Audrey and they have three children. They live in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
On 31 March 2015, Audrey admitted herself to hospital suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome. Leishman returned from preparations for the 2015 Masters Tournament to be with her. She was put into an induced coma, and toxic shock began to affect her organs.
She was given a 5% chance of recovery. In mid-April, she had recovered enough to return home, and Leishman resumed the Tour in New Orleans. He and his wife created the Begin Again Foundation which aids families who need assistance with medical expenses.