Anirban Lahiri wins Order of Merit crown of Asian Tour

India’s star golfer Anirban Lahiri (28) has won the coveted Order of Merit crown of Asian Tour for year 2015.

In the 2015 season world No. 41, Lahiri has earned $1,139,084 a way ahead of second-placed Scott Hend of Australia who has earned $491,631.

With this he became only the fourth Indian golfer to win this coveted award after Jeev Milkha Singh (2006, 2008), Arjun Atwal (2003) and Jyoti Randhawa (2002).

Anirban Lahiri has won twice on the Asia’s premier Tour to be ranked into the world’s top-50 golfers. He has posted a top-five finish in a Major (PGA Championship) that helped him to mak his maiden appearance at the Presidents Cup and earning his PGA Tour card.

Earlier in 2015 Season, Lahiri had won the Malaysian Open and the Indian Open within a span of three weeks in February 2015. He recorded five other top-10 finishes around the world in the season.

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