Anirban Lahiri has been named The European Tour Race to Dubai Golfer of the month for February following the incredible run of form that saw the 27-year-old Indian win the Maybank Malaysian Open and the Hero Indian Open in the space of three weeks.
Shiv Kapur celebrated his 33rd birthday in style with a flawless six-under 66 that put him in a good position at the end of the first round of the inaugural US$2 million True Thailand Classic here on Thursday.
India`s Anirban Lahiri reeled off four birdies in his first five holes and held on down the stretch for a one-stroke victory over Bernd Wiesberger to take his first European Tour title by winning the Malaysian Open Sunday.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri charged into contention at the $3 million Maybank Malaysian Open, shooting a stunning 10-under-par 62 Saturday to trail third round leader Bernd Wiesberger of Austria by five shots.
Bernd Wiesberger birdied six of his first seven holes en route to his best European Tour score yet, a nine-under 63 that catapulted him past defending champion Lee Westwood and into the Malaysian Open lead after three rounds.
Spaniard Alejandro Canizares picked up three shots in his last four holes to card a spot-free seven-under-par 65 and surge into a tie for the lead with champion Lee Westwood at the halfway stage of the Malaysian Open on Friday.
Indian golfer S.S.P Chowrasia sparkled with a five-under 67 to share the 29th position with compatriot Shiv Kapur, while Anirban Lahiri finished joint 21st after the second round of the Malaysian Open at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club here Friday.
Anirban Lahiri was "scared" when he made his Maybank Malaysian Open debut five years ago but the star Indian golfer tees up at the Asian Tour’s season-opening $3 million showpiece Thursday as one of the top contenders at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club's West course.
Malaysian Open 2015 Monday announced the participation of three-time Asian Tour No.1 Thongchai Jaidee at the 54th edition of the $3 million showpiece which will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club Feb 5-8.
Kei Nishikori captured his second Japan Open Tennis Championships title on Sunday. The Japanese tennis star defeated Milos Raonic 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-4 under a closed roof at the Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo. In the 2012 final too, Nishikori got the better of the big Canadian. The match lasted two hours and 13 minutes.