Anirban Lahiri's week kept getting better even before he reached the tee in the opening round of PGA Championship as he got to practice alongside the legendary Tiger Woods.
With his third Top-15 finish in last four starts, Lahiri has begun to move in the right direction and his game has been showing a good upward trend.
Lahiri is currently lying T-56th, 24 places below the first day's T-32 and he missed at least three putts from 10 feet or less, as against the first day when he did not miss any inside 10 feet.
Anirban Lahiri said the feeling has begun to sink in and he is hoping to build on his second career runner-up finish on the Tour to reap more achievements in future.
Anirban Lahiri came agonizingly close to a maiden PGA Tour victory when he finished solo second to Cameron Smith of Australia at The Player Championship.
Anirban Lahiri, who has had mixed results at the storied tournament, will look to improve on his best here which was T-26 in 2018.
Lahiri, who made the cut at both the American Express and Farmers Insurance, finished 66th and T-46 respectively.
Anirban Lahiri, who had just one birdie on either side of the at the Torrey Pines (South) however had the satisfaction of being bogey free.
Anirban Lahiri, playing his second event of 2022, had four birdies against three bogeys and was lying T-76th after the opening round.
Put alongside his first-round 3-under 69, Lahiri is now 8-under for 36 holes and is T-32 on the leaderboard.
Lahiri, who shot 4-under 68 in the first round, was 2-under for the front nine and stayed there till the 11th.
Lahiri often had had a good start in the Fall and he built on it to stay on the PGA Tour, save the time he came back from the Korn Ferry Tour finals before the pandemic.
Lahiri's 65 put him in tied 10th place on a course that afforded low scores led by Sung Kang, who shot 10-under 61 with an eagle finish from 18 feet.
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