Indian Golfer, Anirban Lahiri wins Asian Tour Golfer of the Month award [ Current Affairs ]

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Anirban Lahiri was born 29th June 1987. He is an Indian golfer by profession. Currently, he plays on the European Tour. Lahiri joined the Asian Tour in 2008 and his first victory was in 2011 at the Panasonic Open and his second victory was in 2012 at the SAIL - SBI Open.

  • He achieved his first certified win on the European Tour at the Maybank Malaysian Open with a one stroke victory over Bernd Wiesberger in February 2015.

About his achievements:

  • Lahiri received the 2015 Presidents Cup squad and by this he becomes the first player from India to earn the honor.

About winning of Asian Tour Golfer of the month award:

  • Anirban Lahiri wins the initial Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of the Month award.
  • The Asian Tour Hilton Golfer of the Month award is aimed to identify outstanding efforts of Asian Tour members both at home and abroad, as part of Hilton World wide’s newest partnership with the region’s Tour.
  • Anirban Lahiri was chosen as the winner based on his astral performance from June to September.
  • He ranked 39th in the world and he also done dual fifth in the PGA Championship for India’s best performance in a Major in August and became the first from the country to earn a spot with the Presidents Cup’s International Team.

- Published on: October 23, 2015