10 Things You Didn't Know About Anirban Lahiri

Get to know more about Anirban Lahiri here.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Anirban Lahiri
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Get to know Indian professional golfer Anirban Lahiri better here

10 Things You Didn't Know About Anirban Lahiri

Anirban Lahiri is one of India's most famous and successful golfers, with 18 professional wins already to his name.

We get to know Lahiri a bit better here.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Anirban Lahiri

10 Things You Didn't Know About Anirban Lahiri

1. He was born in Pune, India in 1987.

2. He picked up golf aged eight after his father, an army officer, introduced him to the game.

3. He joined the Asian Tour in 2008 and registered his first win at the 2011 Panasonic Open in India

4. Since then, he has racked up 18 professional wins. Seven on the Asian Tour, 12 on the Professional Golf Tour Of India and two on the European Tour.

5. He was the first player from India to play in the Presidents Cup when he was picked for the 2015 squad.

6. He is a resident in Bangalore, India as well as Palm Beach Gardens, Florida when he is playing on the PGA Tour

7. He married his long term partner Ipsa Jamwal in 2014.

8. He speaks four languages: Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi and English

""I'm really proud of the fact that I'm a more national Indian, so to speak - I’m equally comfortable with different languages, cultures, foods. I think that's one of the aspects of being an army kid. It is one thing that is common among almost every army brat. It’s almost like we are a culture of our own."

9. He first played on the PGA Tour in 2016 and has retained his card ever since.

10. He finished tied for 5th at the 2015 PGA Championship, his best result in a Major to date.

Dan Parker
Staff Writer

Dan is a Staff Writer and has been with the Golf Monthly team since early 2021. Dan graduated with a Masters in International Journalism from the University of Sussex and primarily looks after equipment reviews and buyer's guides on the website. Dan was a custom fit specialist at American Golf for two years and has brought his expertise in golf equipment to a huge range of buyer's guides and reviews on the website. A left handed golfer, his handicap index is currently 9.8 and he plays at Fulford Heath Golf Club in the West Midlands. His golfing highlight is shooting 76 at Essendon Golf Club on his first ever round with his Golf Monthly colleagues. Dan also runs his own cricket podcast and website in his spare time. 

Dan is currently playing: 

Driver: Ping G425 Max 

Fairway: Ping G425 Max 

Hybrid: TaylorMade Rocketballz 

Irons: Ping i59 (4-PW) 

Wedges: Ping Glide Forged Pro

Putter: Wilson Staff Infinite Buckingham 

Ball: TaylorMade TP5 Pix