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India's Lahiri ready to renew love affair at The Open

India’s Anirban Lahiri is hoping his love for links golf will lead to a strong showing at The Open which begins at Royal Troon on Thursday.

The reigning Asian Tour number one, who is making his fourth appearance in the world’s oldest championship, is eager to improve on a career best tied fifth outing in a major tournament achieved at the PGA Championship last season.


17 year old Phachara Khongwatmai hoping to have "fun" at The Open

Thai teenager Phachara Khongwatmai, the youngest competitor at The Open this week, only has one goal at Royal Troon which is to have loads of fun.

The 17-year-old Asian Tour newcomer has been like a kid in a candy store since arriving at the famous Scottish links last week, absorbing in the thrill and excitement of featuring in his maiden Major appearance. 


Teen sensation Phachara ready to face big boys at The Open

Thai teen wonder Phachara Khongwatmai will be amongst the youngest competitors at The Open next week but the 17-year-old whiz kid will not cower when he lines up against the game’s big boys.

The Asian Tour starlet earned the chance to rub shoulders with the likes of Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Jordon Spieth at Royal Troon after finishing sixth at last December’s Thailand Golf Championship, a designated Open Qualifying Series event. 


Anirban Lahiri prepping for busy summer of Golf

Indian star Anirban Lahiri will be aiming for a summer to remember as he prepares to tackle three of the biggest tournaments of the season starting with The Open at Royal Troon next week.

The reigning Asian Tour number one is keen to hit top form ahead of the year’s third Major at the famous Scottish links from July 14 to 17, followed by the PGA Championship in Baltusrol two weeks later and the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in mid-August which concludes a frenetic month of golf.


Anirban, Jeev forced to tee off on Friday at US Open

Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and Jeev Milkha Singh failed to tee off in the 116th US Open as heavy rain here thrice interrupted the opening round of the year’s second Major.

Of the 156 players scheduled to play at the Oakmont Country Club on Thursday, only nine completed their opening round, and the afternoon wave of 78 competitors never started, including the Indian duo and world No.1 Jason Day of Australia.


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