Leishman taking Tour by surprise
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
LEMONT, Ill. — A few reporters in the media center commented that they had never seen or heard of midway BMW Championship contender Marc Leishman, the 25-year-old PGA Tour rookie from Warrnambool, Australia.
The impression I got is that they would have bought it had the big strapping Aussie gone by any of several names when showing up on the leaderboard:
But he’s hanging in there and is the latest evidence that while the Tour might not have as many superstars as it did during the Jack Nicklaus Era, it is deeper than ever.