• Anirban LAHIRI

    IND

    • Date of birth Jun 29, 1987
    • Turned Pro 2007
    • Residence Bangalore
    • Family Married

Biography

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.

Career Highlights

  1. Anirban claimed three top-10s in four starts on the Asian Tour in 2017. He capped a remarkable 2015 season which he became the Order of Merit champion, thanks to wins at the Maybank Malaysian Open and Hero Indian Open in a span of three weeks in February
  2. He also finished tied fifth at the PGA Championship, the best ever result by an Indian golfer in a Major, made his debut in the Presidents Cup and earned his PGA Tour card through the Web.Com Finals
  3. Also ended the year in 40th position in the world rankings
  4. Won twice in 2014
  5. Victory at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters, courtesy of a stunning last-hole eagle, was his first outside of India and subsequently lifted a second title of the year when he defeated Scott Hend of Australia at the Venetian Macau Open
  6. Was also part of Team Asia at the inaugural EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM
  7. Challenged for the Order of Merit title before finishing second to David Lipsky
  8. 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
  9. In 2012, Anirban enjoyed a solid 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
  10. Also enjoyed a successful Major debut at the British Open where he finished tied 31st
  11. Had a magical ace during the third round
  12. 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
  13. Anirban was part of the Indian national team which included Gaganjeet Bhullar that won the team silver medal in the 2006 Doha Asian Games.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour Victories: (7)
  2. 2011 Panasonic Open India
  3. 2012 SAIL-SBI Open, India
  4. 2013 SAIL-SBI Open, India
  5. 2014 CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters
  6. 2014 Venetian Macau Open
  7. 2015 Maybank Malaysian Open
  8. 2015 Hero Indian Open

Other wins

  1. Other wins: (16)
  2. 2009 Haryana Open, India
  3. 2009 BILT Open, India
  4. 2010 BILT Open, India
  5. 2010 Aircel PGTI Players Championship, India
  6. 2010 PGTI Players Championship, India
  7. 2011 Aircel PGTI Players Championship, India
  8. 2011 Aircel PGTI Players Championship, India
  9. 2013 McLeod Russel Tour Championship, India
  10. 2013 PGTI - EAGLEBURG Open, India
  11. 2013 PGTI Players Championship, India
  12. Six wins in India
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
Hero Indian Open* T34 72 73 75 74 294 6 US$ 12,979
The 147th Open Championship MC 76 74 - - 150 8 -
CIMB Classic T63 72 74 68 70 284 -4 US$ 13,160

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