Marc Leishman gains perspective after wife’s health scare

SAN FRANCISCO — A simple text message Wednesday all but had Marc Leishman in tears. The Australian had just defeated Justin Rose at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, and his wife, Audrey, sent word of congratulations.

For as routine as that might seem, Leishman looked at his phone in amazement.

“Every time I get a text off her … as close as we were to losing her, it still feels really cool that I can get text messages off her and just do that,” Leishman said after his 3-and-2 victory over Rose. “It’s just cool to have her around. I hope it stays that way forever.”


Aussies to do their bit at Presidents Cup

With a third of the team hailing from these shores there will be no questioning the Australian contribution to the 11th Presidents Cup which gets underway in Korea tomorrow.

Adam ScottSpearheaded by the Internationals’ highest ranked player, Jason Day, there are three automatic qualifiers and a Captain’s Pick representing Australia over the four days and they will be expected to contribute plenty both on and off the course.