MARC Leishman will once again be recognised for his golfing greatness when his former educators launch an honour wall in his name.
The Brauer College export is set to become the inaugural inductee of the school’s Sporting Hall of Fame at an event to be held on Monday, December 12.
The new initiative, established by the school’s sports department, recognises the achievements of ex-students who have excelled in their chosen sporting field.
Event organiser and Brauer College director of sport Jason Kermeen said it was only fitting that the Warrnambool golfer, ranked 54 in the world and home in Australia, be chosen to launch the initiative.
“Marc graduated from Brauer College in 2001 and has gone on to achieve great things in his sport and this is our chance to recognise those achievements in a grass roots initiative,” he said.
“We’ll start with Marc and build on that as the years go by, adding an inductee each year.”
Kermeen believes the Caramut Road college has a large pool of talent to draw from.
“There’s quite a list of achievers who have come through Brauer,” he said.
“We obviously don’t want to give away too much yet, but they come from a variety of sports, and include AFL champions, sports administrators, sprintcars ..”
The free event is open to the public and will include a presentation, a question-and-answer session with Leishman, and signed memorabilia being raffled with proceeds directed towards the Leila Rose Foundation.