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.
Augusta: Anirban Lahiri has aroused the interest and curiosity of almost the entire golfing world.
Hailing from the world's second most populous nation and coming with a record of four wins in 12 months, two of them in co-sanctioned events, his rise to world no. 34, had led to questions about golf in India, his own growth chart and of course what his performance could mean for the game back home.
Miami: Anirban Lahiri shot four-over 76 to be tied at 70th position after the second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championships at the Blue Monster at the Trump National in Doral in Florida here.
He is now 12-over for 36 holes in the elite field, which is still led by the long-hitting JB Holmes.
There is no midway cut, so Lahiri will still have a chance to improve his position over the weekend.
Holmes added a 73 to his first round 62 and is now nine-under and is two clear of Ryan Moore (71).
Johannesburg, Mar 04 - Indian golf ace Anirban Lahiri is excited to make his first start in the World Golf Championships at Doral this week after jumping to 34th in the world rankings following two wins last month.
And the Asian Tour number one hopes his debut at the Cadillac Championship signals the start of greater things in America as he dreams of becoming his homeland's first major winner.
Johannesburg, Feb 09 - Indian golf ace Anirban Lahiri overhauled Austrian Bernd Wiesberger in a dramatic final round of the Malaysian Open to secure his breakthrough European Tour title on Sunday.
Just three months after coming through qualifying school, Lahiri made up five shots on overnight leader Wiesberger before holding his nerve over the last few holes to emerge a winner by a single stroke after carding a four-under-par 68.
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