Anirban Lahiri clinched the Hero Indian Open title -- his second European Tour title in two weeks -- despite dropping as many as 17 shots in the last four days and the Indian golfer said he was "shocked" following his dream victory.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri's purple patch continued as he clinched the Hero Indian Open after a thrilling fight at the play-off with overnight leader SSP Chowrasia on a pulsating day at the prestigious Delhi Golf Club here on Sunday.
A late bogey was the only blemish in SSP Chowrasia's card as the Indian golfer turned in a sedate two-under 69 on the third day to jump to a two-stroke lead over defending champion Siddikur Rahman after the penultimate round of the Hero Indian Open, here on Saturday.
Two-time European tour winner, SSP Chowrasia on Thursday launched his bid to win the Hero Indian Open on a resounding note as he fired a blemish-free six-under 65 to share the lead after the opening day of the tri-sanctioned event here.
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.
Anirban Lahiri kept his cool and stayed patient on a difficult scoring day as he battled to a second-round card of one-over-par 73 to stay in contention for the Order of Merit race and also the US$1 million Thailand Golf Championship, here on Friday.
Anirban Lahiri gave himself a fair chance to chase Order of Merit leader, David Lipsky as he Indian fired a superb five-under 66 to make amends for his first round 74 at the BANK BRI Indonesia Open on Friday.
Indian golfers were on the rise in this week's Asian Tour Order of Merit list with young star Rashid Khan and veteran SSP Chowrasia moving inside the top-10 on the back of their impressive wins in Thailand and India respectively.
After a string of good results this season, SSP Chowrasia, a two-time winner on Asian and European Tours in joint-sanctioned events, says he is confident of coming up with a good show in the Panasonic Open and is convinced that a win is not too far away.
Asian Tour stalwart S.S.P. Chowrasia of India has pledged his support for the Asian Development Tour’s (ADT) newest golf event by committing to the inaugural TAKE Solutions India Masters which gets underway Wednesday.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri struggled in extremely windy conditions through his first nine holes before steadying himself to end with a two-over 73 that saw him lose the lead and be tied fourth at the midway stage of the USD 900,000 Venetian Macau Open on Friday.
A late slump cost Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee dearly as he signed off tied ninth at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters after carding a two-over 74 on a windy final day of the USD 650,000 event here on Sunday.