Anirban Lahiri posted yet another strong finish on the PGA Tour, finishing 6th at the US$ 9mn Wells Fargo Championship in Maryland, near Washington DC. Lahiri shot 68-68-70-71 (3-under 277) in extremely tough weather conditions the entire week and ended five shots behind winner Max Homa, who was at 8-under 272.
The 34-year-old Lahiri was within a shot of the lead in the third round before falling back with two late bogeys. He started the final round four shots behind third-round leader Keegan Bradley but struggled to get going on the front nine in cold and wet conditions, going out in one-over 36. Birdies on 10 and 12 took him to 5-under but back-to-back bogeys on 16 and 17 cost him a spot in the top-5.
Lahiri has been enjoying a strong run of form ever since his second-place finish at the US$20 million Player’s Championship in Florida in March, where he earned US$2.16 million ( approx Rs 17 crores) and his world ranking has jumped to 74th, having started 2022 at 278.
A disappointing finish to a challenging week @PGATOUR @WellsFargoGolf here in the DC area. A big thanks to the Indian community for coming out and cheering me 🙏🏻 I felt the love ❤️ look forward to being back soon #jaihind🇮🇳 #currypower #keepknocking
— Anirban Lahiri (@anirbangolf) May 8, 2022
Lahiri is up to 44th in the US PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Rankings, which puts him in a good spot to qualify for the season-ending Fedex Cup playoffs.
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