VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Charity golf events are known for fun, not frustration. But if anything is, indeed, difficult – it’s the golf, with its sand traps and water hazards. However, this year, the tournament itself is a challenge for Virginia Beach PGA TOUR pro Marc Leishman and his wife, Audrey.
“We’re lucky to be here with all that’s happening at the moment,” Leishman, the No. 26 golfer in this week’s Official World Golf Rankings, said Monday.
The Leishmans launched their charity, the Begin Again Foundation, after Audrey nearly lost her life in 2015 due to Sepsis, Toxic Shock Syndrome and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The foundation’s mission is to bring life’s most pressing needs to families experiencing medical and life crises.
The date of the 2020 edition of the Begin Again Celebrity Classic, the foundation’s fifth annual charity golf tournament and a massive fundraiser, had to be changed twice due to COVID-19.
“It’s hard to have a finish line with a moving target,” Audrey…