Anirban Lahiri's calling is golf
He was born on June 29, 1987.
Golfer, designated as “newcomer to note”, from an early age was taught to golf. The relative of sportsman Dr. Tushar Lahiri was a fan of this sport, so he took the child as a company on the fields. He got the status of pro golfer in 2007. Anirban Lahiri is 3rd Indian citizen who plays in the Masters. In 2015 Lahiri became a pioneer from India to be honored to be part of the Presidents Cup group. Two years later, he re-participated on the same occasion. One time, the golfer was certified to participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics. He is a multiple winner of the Asian tour and a two-time champion of the European tour.
The golfer perceives the sport as meditation. Being in a paradise, which for him is a golf course, he distracts himself from the outside world and focuses on winning the game. The sportsman honors the traditions of golf and respects his fellow predecessors. His quote « Every time it’s about repeating the path of these guys, play in the majors. Play in America. Try to get victory globally. Contribute to the popularization of golf in India» demonstrates that competition with strong players only motivates new victories.
Natural-born golf player
The native city of the future golfer is Pune. Anirban Lahiri inherited a love of golf from his close relative. Already at the age of eight, he attended a golf club and at 11 he participated in his first golf competition in Calcutta. The first significant victory was in 2005 at the Asian Junior Team Championship. He relocated to Bangalore to become an apprentice under Vijay Dhivehi. Anirban Lahiri won some victories in national amateur competitions in 2006 and even succeeded in the city of Doha as a participant in the Asian Games.
The first tour he took part in was the Asian one in 2008. After that in India, he got triumphant on Professional Golf Tour. In 2009 previous event brought him successful eleven competitions and the Order of Merit.
His first significant victory was the Panasonic Open in 2011 and in the following year the qualification for his first vital competition the SAIL-SBI Open.
Two wins on the 2014 Asia Tour helped him secure a top rank on the Order of Merit and his first ever Top 100 in the OWGR.
In 2015 Anirban Lahiri scored two victories on the European tour, one of which was the first at a similar event. This success placed Lahiri in the top 50 of the OWGR, allowing him to compete in the Masters Tournament.
On the tour named PGA Lahiri finished fifth and reach a peak as a professional golfer from India who got the highest score. Lahiri competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics. During 2016-2018, he successfully participated in PGA Tours. However, in 2019, he ran into trouble in the season and that led to the loss of the PGA Tour access.
In 2020, the golfer got his card back on the PGA Tour. The sportsman has played less than 15 times due to the pandemic. The rest of the competition has been rescheduled for next year. Golfers who competed in 2020 on the PGA Tour season are automatically qualified for the 2021 season. After a well-played period, the player took 118th place in the FedEx Cup. Anirban Lahiri his efforts were rewarded with access to the competitions in PGA in 2022.
Activity and achievements
In sum during his life golfer played 49 actual events. The most triumphal rank in OWGR was 33rd. Anirban Lahiri’s current rank in OWGR is 91st.
|Golf competitions||Tour||Points||Last hit||Place||When|
|THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP||PGAT||48.00000||2||89||2022|
|MAYBANK MALAYSIAN OPEN||ASA, DPWT||38.00000||1||37||2015|
|THE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT PRESENTED BY NATIONWIDE||PGAT||33.00000||T2||65||2017|
|CIMB NIAGA INDONESIAN MASTERS||ASA||20.00000||1||67||2014|
Performance in 2022 season
This spring, Lahiri took second place at the Players Championship, winning more than he had ever got in the entire season of the PGA Tour before that event. Here are the five most successful matches he has already participated in:
|Golf competitions||Tour||Points||Last hit||Place|
|THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP||PGAT||48.00000||2||89|
|VALERO TEXAS OPEN||PGAT||3.65200||T13||87|
|MEXICO OPEN AT VIDANTA||PGAT||2.41111||T15||85|
Strengths & Weaknesses
- victorious team appearances;
- improve the game by making adjustments to the game methods;
- remove things from the technique rather than adding anything!
- need a long time to get used to the new equipment (switched to a Callaway putter in early 2018);
- no consistency in the choice of methods of play!
Where to bet on Anirban Lahiri?
The golfer consistently takes high places in competitions. A short break in 2021 gave the athlete an opportunity to improve his golfing technique. Thanks to intensive training, 2022 has started very well. Now he is very active in the matches and has already managed to succeed on the tour, receiving the largest cash award of his entire career which amount to $2,180,000. He is not going to stop there and strives to take even higher positions in the world golf rankings. He is truly a player to bet on.