Indian Golfer Anirban Lahiri clinched the Hero Indian Open title after a spectacular fight at the play-off with SSP Chowrasia at the prestigious Delhi Golf Club on Sunday (February 22). This win is Lahiri’s second European Tour title in two weeks. He had won the Maybank Malaysian Open earlier this month. Lahiri became the VIII Indian to win the tournament since the event was first played in 1964.
Knowledge is Wealth
- The modern game of golf was originated in 15th-century at Scotland.
- The Golf Game does not require a standardized playing area. Instead, the game is played on a course, consisting of an arranged progression of either nine or eighteen holes.
- Golf was featured in the Summer Olympic Games in 1900 and 1904. The International Olympic Committee decided to reinstate Golf for the 2016 Summer Olympics.