Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug. 14 : Ace Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri believes that Zika virus is 'not that big a threat' as it was made to be at the ongoing Olympics being held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.
"Zika is not as bigger threat as it was made out to be, especially in some of the western countries. So, it's their loss.also may be to some extent a loss for Golf in Olympics. All of us were here. It's been fantastic and it will always be amazing to represent your country at an Olympics," Lahiri told ANI.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug. 14 : Ace Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, who has not been able to put up his best at the ongoing Rio Olympics, has said that he is a little disappointed with his performance.
Lahiri carded a disappointing two-over 73 to be placed tied 51st after the second round of the golf event yesterday. He totalled 147 at the half-way stage after dropping five bogeys and three birdies.
Talking to ANI, the Lahiri said that he was a little disappointed with how he had played but added the experience he was getting was invaluable.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 12 : India's golfers Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P. Chawrasia scored three-over 74 and 71 respectively in the opening round of the Olympic Games here on Thursday.
World No.69 Lahiri got off to a poor start as he bogeyed the first hole. He continued to struggle by making bogeys on the sixth, eighth, 11th and 12th holes. He somehow recovered to make two birdies on 15th and 18th holes to bag a 74.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug.12 : It was a rollercoaster day for ace Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri at Rio Olympics as he made a lowly 50th-place finish in the opening round of the men's individual stroke play here at Olympic Golf Course on Friday.
The 29-year-old from Pune struggled with five birdies in his first 12 holes before pulling it back towards the end with birdies on the 15th and 18th hole to end the day at +3 over par in Barra Da Tijuca.
London: India's Anirban Lahiri made a fine start, but still left with a feeling that it could have been way better but for the putter on the opening day of the Open late on Thursday.
The 29-year-old Indian star, shot two-under 69, but the round at Royal Troon needed no less than 33 putts. His 69 left him in tied 22nd position, six shots behind the superb card of eight-under 63 by veteran Phil Mickelson.
New Delhi, Aug 17 - Anirban Lahiri continued his meteoric rise as he finished tied for the fifth place at the US PGA Championship, the best performance displayed by an Indian golfer at a major till date.
The 28-year-old fired a closing round of 68 to finish the year's final major for a total of 13-under 275 alongside American Brooks Koepka.
Lahiri, who had won the Malaysian Open and Indian Open earlier this year, is also primed to secure a spot on the International team to face United States at the Presidents Cup, which starts from October 8 in Incheon, South Korea.
Koh Samui: Even as his inspiration Anirban Lahiri gets ready for the US Open in far-off United States, another young Bangalorean Khalin Joshi is hoping to take advantage of his recent good form at the USD 300,000 Queen's Cup golf tournameny beginning here on Thursday.
A runner-up finish at the inaugural Bashundhara Bangladesh Open and earlier a 15th place finish in Indonesia, have given the 22-year-old Joshi a lot of confidence. And he also hopes to build on the inspiration he got from Lahiri's recent form.
Hilton Head Island (US): Anriban Lahiri made his second successive cut on the PGA Tour after turning in a second round 69 at the RBC Heritage here.
At even par 142, Lahiri was tied 67th as the cut fell at even par and he made it on the line. He moved up 11 places from his first round 78th. The Indian golfer had a two-over 73 in the first round.
Meanwhile, Masters winner, Jordan Spieth, who shot 74 in the first round blazed the course with nine birdies and carded 62 in the second round to make a smart move 86 places up and was now tied seventh.
Augusta: Anirban Lahiri drew the curtains on his 2015 Augusta Masters campaign with a string of 18 pars to total four-over 292 to finish tied 49th at the world's most famous golf tournament.
The 27-year-old India pro had rounds of 71, 75, 74 and 72 in his maiden appearance at the event.
Lahiri became only the second Indian to make the cut at the Masters and despite playing all four rounds, he was disappointed at missing a whole lot of birdie putts and coming back with a round made entirely of pars.
Augusta, Georgia: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri rode a roller-coaster before finally making the cut on his first appearance at the Masters here on Saturday.
The 27-year-old current Asia number one, who shot one-under 71 on the first day seemed to be sitting pretty before the day began but soon ran into trouble.
Anirban became the second Indian after Jeev Milkha Singh (in 2007 and 2008) to make the cut at the Masters.
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