|Date of Birth||1987-06-29|
Order of Merit
Asian Tour Victories
(5) 2011 Panasonic Open India, 2012 SAIL-SBI Open, India, 2013 SAIL-SBI Open, India, 2014 CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters, 2014 Venetian Macau Open.
PRO WINS: (10) 2009 Haryana Open, India, 2009 BILT Open, India, 2010 BILT Open, India, 2010 Aircel PGTI Players Championship, India, 2010 PGTI Players Championship, India, 2011 Aircel PGTI Players Championship, India, 2011 Aircel PGTI Players Championship, India, 2013 McLeod Russel Tour Championship, India, 2013 PGTI - EAGLEBURG Open, India, 2013 PGTI Players Championship, India. AMATEUR WINS: Six wins in India.
Anirban celebrated his fourth Asian Tour victory at the 2014 CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters when he holed a crucial eagle on the last to win his first title outside of India. He notched his second win in 2014 by winning the Venetian Macau Open after defeating Scott Hend by one shot. He claimed his third Asian Tour victory on home soil when he successfully defended his SAIL-SBI Open title by defeating compatriot Rashid Khan in a play-off in 2013. He went on to finish second on three other occasions and registered five other top-10s to end the season in his third place on the Order of Merit which was his career-best result. He also earned his place to represent Team Asia at the inaugural EurAsia Cup present by DRB-HICOM by virtue of his Order of Merit ranking. In 2012, Anirban enjoyed a memorable year when he won his second Asian Tour title at the SAIL-SBI Open in India after a play-off triumph over Prom Meesawat of Thailand. Also enjoyed four other top-10s and a successful Major debut at the British Open where he finished tied 31st. Had a magical ace during the third round. He fulfilled his potential as one of India’s rising stars when he won his maiden Asian Tour title at the 2011 Panasonic Open India. He triumphed in a three-way play-off against compatriot Manav Jaini and Singaporean veteran Mardan Mamat at the Delhi Golf Club, coming back from three strokes on the back nine. Also registered two other top-10s at the SAIL Open on home soil and Queen’s Cup in Thailand. He came close to securing his first win on the Asian Tour when he battled into contention at the 2010 Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open, only to finish tied-fourth. The Indian’s two other top-10s in 2010 were at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters and Handa Singapore Classic. Anirban enjoyed a strong 2009 season when he posted five top-10s with a fourth place finish at the Black Mountain Masters in Thailand and tied third at the Hero Honda Indian Open being his best finish. Credited mind coach Dr Pradeep Aggarwal for helping him to focus better. He was part of the Indian national team which included Gaganjeet Bhullar that won the team silver medal in the 2006 Doha Asian Games. Says his friendship with Bhullar has helped them to push each other to greater heights.
Introduced to the game by his father, an army officer, at the age of eight. Enjoys listening to music and gaming on his computer, phone or PS2. He is a Vipassna meditation follower, saying it has helped him in his golf. Tied the knot with long-time girlfriend Ipsa Jamwal in May 2014. Twitter Handle: @anirbangolf
2014 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM.