Anirban Lahiri

Born June 29, 1987
Residence Bangalore, India
Plays Right-handed
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Home Course Eagleton Golf Course
Turned Professional 2007
Professional Wins 10

Anirban Lahiri (born 29 June 1987) is an Indian professional golfer who currently plays on the Asian Tour.

Lahiri joined the Asian Tour in 2008. He picked up his first victory in 2011 at the Panasonic Open and his second victory in 2012 at the SAIL-SBI Open. His best finish on the Order of Merit came in 2009, when he finished in 24th.

Lahiri has had a lot of success on the Professional Golf Tour of India, where he has won nine events and the Order of Merit in 2009. He finished in 3rd on the Order of Merit in 2010 and 5th in 2011.

The big break came for him when qualified for his maiden major tournament – the 2012 Open Championship at the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lancashire. He made it a most memorable outing, first by making the cut (68-72) and then with a hole-in-one at the par-3 9th hole in the third round.

He resides in Bangalore.

As of December 29, 2013, he was the highest ranked Indian golfer in the world at 111.

Achievements

  • Panasonic Open April 09, 2011

    Winning Score–13 (65-71-68-71=275).

    Margin of Victory: Playoff

  • SAIL-SBI Open February 25, 2012

    Winning Score: –14 (72-64-68-70=274)

    Margin of Victory: Playoff

  • SAIL-SBI Open March 09, 2013

    Winning Score: –15 (71-68-66-68=273)

    Margin of Victory: Playoff