Anirban Lahiri
Country
Date of Birth 1987-06-29
Age 33 years
Birth Place Pune
Major Teams India
Playing Details Professional golfer
Anirban Lahiri, Golf Men's Individual Stroke Play , Golf
  • Group
    11th Aug, 4:00pm
    T50- Par 74
    QUALIFIED
  • Group
    12th Aug, 4:00pm
    T46, Par 73
    QUALIFIED
  • Group
    13th Aug, 4.00pm
    T50, Par 75
    QUALIFIED
  • Group
    14th Aug, 3.30pm
    T45 Par 72 Rank:57
    LOST
  • LOST

Achievements

  • He picked up his first victory in 2011 at the Panasonic Open and his second victory in 2012 at the SAIL-SBI Open.He finished 3rd on the Order of Merit in 2013.
  • His best finish on the Order of Merit came in 2014 with his maiden overseas win on the Asian Tour - CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters which he later followed up with another one at the Venetian Macau Open .

 

Biography

A professional golfer who regularly trades his skill in European Tour, Asian Tour and PGA Tour, Anirban is a seasoned practioner. He picked up the game seeing his Doctor-father even as young as eight years old. In 2008 he joined the Asian Tour and in three years tasted his first victory in the Panasonic Open.

 

From then on till 2015 he had won seven titles in the Asian Tour, the last in the Hero Indian Open where his Rio colleague Shiv Chowrasia came runner up. Anirban has won two titles in the European tour and 11 in the Profesional golf tour of India. His presence was there in the American circuit and in 2015 his ranking rose to 38th in the world.

 

He also had the honour of being named in the 2015 Presidents Cup squad, the first player from India to get this honour. Anirban made the Rio grade as per the International Golf Federation's rankings (based on world rankings) for the Olympics men's competition. Rio will be his debut appearance in the Olympics.