India’s star golfer Anirban Lahiri claimed a maiden European Tour victory with a one-stroke victory against Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger at the Malaysian Open. This win will get Lahiri a big ratings boost. Starting the day five shots behind Wiesberger, Lahiri carded six birdies and two bogeys to finish on 16-under 272.
Knowledge is Wealth
- Lahiri has won a total of six Asian Tour Championship.
- As of February 2015, he has been ranked 37 in the World Golf Ranking.
- The top spot is held by Rory Mcllroy of Northern Irish.
- In 2014, Anirban Lahiri was conferred with Arjuna Award. He was voted as the 2014 Players‘ Player of the Year for his successful exploits on the Asian Tour.