Anirban Lahiri to play in his first major championship after 2 years

Anirban Lahiri to play in his first major championship after 2 years

Yesterday, Anirban Lahiri announced on Twitter, the birth of his second child and along with him playing at the PGA Championship tomorrow at Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
 
The last major championship Anirban played was the United States Open in June 2019. Today, after more than 1000 days later, Anirban will play in a major which will be his 17th major championship of his professional golf career.
 
Anirban has made 7 cuts from his 16 major championship appearances with the most cuts made at the Open Championship with 3 and making cut twice, each at the Masters Tournament and the PGA Championship.
However, Anirban has yet to make a cut at the US Open, a major championship he played three-times from 2015-2019.
 
At the 2022 PGA Championship, Anirban is in the group consisting of America's Tim Feenstra and last week's AT&T Byron Nelson winner - K. H. Lee.
Anirban will begin his first round on Thursday at 5:36 PM GMT.
 
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May 18, 2022 - By Dhruv Trivedi

Ajeetesh Sandhu is the lone Indian to make the cut at the Diamond Cup

Ajeetesh Sandhu is the lone Indian to make the cut at the Diamond Cup

Chandigarh’s Ajeetesh Sandhu battled tough conditions of day two to progress into round three.
 
During Ajeetesh’s second round, his overall score (even-par) was unchanged after Ajeetesh scored a par (35) on his front nine.
On the back nine, Ajeetesh recorded his single birdie on the par-4 13th for 34 back nine score. So, somehow, Ajeetesh pulled off an under par score of 69 (-1) in his second round to improve his overall score to -1.
 
At one-under-139, Ajeetesh was ranked T20 on the leaderboard, he successfully made the cut at the Diamond Cup.
 
However, fellow Indian golfer and two-time Asian Tour winner – Rahil Gangjee, who begin his second round at +5, improved his overall score on Friday after posting a round of 69 to subsequently move +4.
Despite carding an under-par score (69) in round two, Rahil narrowly missed the cut as the cut-line was at +3.
 
Leaderboard of selected players:

Rank Name R1 Score R2 Score To-par Total Aggregate Score
T20 Ajeetesh Sandhu 70 69 -1 139
T64 Rahil Gangjee 75 69 +4 144

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May 14, 2022 - By Dhruv Trivedi

Diksha Dagar wins gold medal in golf at the 2021 Summer Deaflympics

Diksha Dagar wins gold medal in golf at the 2021 Summer Deaflympics

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May 12, 2022 - By Dhruv Trivedi

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