Marc Leishman drops 51-foot eagle bomb for Bay Hill lead

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Watch as Marc Leishman holes a monster 51-foot eagle putt on Bay Hill's 16th hole to take the lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 5:31 p.m.

Just when all eyes were on Rory McIlroy making a Sunday run in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, a steady Marc Leishman jumped in to steal the show.

Check out this 51-footer Leishman knocked down for an eagle and sole possession of the lead at 11 under.

 

 

Will that prove to be the difference at Bay Hill? We'll know soon.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.