Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri qualify for President’s Cup [ Current Affairs ]


Anirban Lahiri was born on 29th June 1987. He is an Indian golfer by profession. He is currently plays on the European Tour. Lahiri learned to play golf at the age of eight from his father. His father Dr. Tushar Lahiri is a physician with the armed forces who was also a spare time golfer. Lahiri joined the Asian Tour in 2008.

Image of Anirban Lahiri

Image of Anirban Lahiri

Indian Golfer - Qualified for President’s Cup

About his achievements:

  • He won his first victory at the Panasonic Open in 2011.
  • His second victory was at the SAIL - SBI Open in 2012.
  • He has won eleven events and the Order of Merit in 2009 on the Professional Golf Tour of India.
  • In 2015, he has won 2 European Tour, 7 Asian Tour including the Hero Indian Open in 2015 and Malaysian Open.

About qualification for President’s Cup:

  • Indian Golfer Anirban Lahiri has become the first Indian who qualifies for the prestigious President’s Cup of Golf.
  • Lahiri is World’s no. 40 golfer and qualified for this prestigious cup through automatic qualifications because he is a team member of the International Team.
  • The International team is set to take on United States team in the biennial Presidents Cup 2015 to be held at Incheon, South Korea.

- Published on: September 10, 2015