Refreshed Anirban Lahiri seeks good week at Texas Open

Refreshed Anirban Lahiri seeks good week at Texas Open

Lahiri has not had an important run up to now in 2021 and has made the lower in simply two of the seven begins with tied thirty ninth at Puerto Rico being his finest end.

Refreshed Anirban Lahiri seeks good week at Texas Open

File picture of Anirban Lahiri. Reuters

San Antonio (US): An keen Anirban Lahiri of India won’t want to attend lengthy to tee off right here on Thursday as he units off within the first group on the Valero Texas Open on the PGA Tour.

Lahiri will exit within the first group from the tenth tee alongside Sepp Straka and Kyoung-Hoon Lee at 7.25 am native time.

Lahiri has not had an important run up to now in 2021 and has made the lower in simply two of the seven begins with tied thirty ninth at Puerto Rico being his finest end.

The opposite lower he made was within the opening occasion of 2021 at Sony Open. What should even be worrisome is that he has not damaged 70 in final 11 rounds and given away loads of photographs as double bogeys.

Lahiri took the final week off and determined to skip the Corales Punta Cana occasion within the Dominican to work on his sport after lacking the lower at Honda Basic earlier than that.

Lahiri, wanting ahead to taking part in in windy situations in Texas, admitted he was dissatisfied at lacking the lower at Honda at PGA Nationwide.

“I used to be a bit of dissatisfied to overlook out on Honda. I feel I had simply began taking part in higher. It (the week off) has been good consolidating another issues that I have been engaged on. I am simply looking for that rhythm and constructing some confidence.

Lahiri can also be wanting ahead to having his coach with him subsequent week.

“I even have loads to sit up for working with my coach Vijay Divecha, who’s coming for a couple of weeks from subsequent week to work on my sport. It has been awhile since I noticed him and be good to do some consolidation earlier than going into the ultimate stretch of this yr. I wish to play my finest and hopefully, I can play nicely this week and play persistently.”

At TPC San Antonio the trademark is Texas winds and hassle off the fairways, so Lahiri might want to have per week of strong ball-striking.

Lahiri added, “I am really actually wanting ahead to this week. I’ve been right here a few occasions earlier than and it’s really fairly windy and the golf course can get fairly tight as soon as it’s windy.

“However I like taking part in windy golf programs. Like I stated I am actually excited and to see how I can convey all of the work that I’ve finished during the last week or so into this week.”

On the season, he added, “The previous couple of tournaments in Florida I feel I spent extra time engaged on my sport than really taking part in my finest within the match. I discovered myself in a spot the place I wanted to place loads of work into my golf.

“So to that extent, I really feel like final week was actually good for me to construct on among the work that I had finished.”

He went on, “I performed loads of golf on the West Coast which was primarily very chilly after which from there I went right into a stretch of tournaments which was fairly windy and lot of occasions once we play plenty of golf, week in and week out, the physique type of begins making changes to the situations.

“I discovered myself having made too many changes and will probably not hold my fundamentals as strong as I’d have favored. You understand how it’s with golf, once you work on one division and you do not work on the opposite, then that you must return at work on the opposite so a bit of on the brief sport and placing, too.”

Texan Jordan Spieth will hope to get a glance into the winner’s circle. One other Texan, Scottie Scheffler, and Matt Kuchar additionally received right here after good weeks at WGC in Austin.

Among the different stars within the area are Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Tony Finau, defending champ Corey Conners, Gary Woodland, Cameron Champ, final week’s winner in Dominican, Joel Dahmen, and Hideki Matsuyama.

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