Mixed feelings for Anirban Lahiri as he finishes Tied-6th at Wells Fargo | Golf News – Times of India


POTOMAC: Two late bogeys ended Anirban Lahiri‘s title hopes because the Indian golfer carded a disappointing 1-over 71 within the ultimate spherical to complete tied sixth on the Wells Fargo Championship.
It was a creditable High-10 end for Lahiri, his second of the season, however the Indian was understandably disenchanted, having began the day at T-3.
Lahiri carded a 1-over 71 to complete the week on 3-under 277, 5 photographs behind winner Max Homa, who clinched his second Wells Fargo Championship victory and fourth PGA TOUR title after a closing 68.
“Very disenchanted with how I completed during the last six holes, I feel I battled fairly onerous and I put myself in a superb place to make a run with 5, six holes to go,” Lahiri mentioned.
“I bought by way of a lot of the tough holes after which had shut misses on 13 and 14, after which a poor shot on 15. Just a bit disenchanted and pissed off with how I ended up.”
Lahiri, who shot up 11 rungs to No. 74 on the most recent Official World Golf Rating, takes per week off and will miss taking part in the PGA Championship as he and his spouse and he predict their second youngster quickly.
“I am taking subsequent week off within the hope that No. 2 does come … we’ll see. There is a excessive probability that if he does resolve to indicate up this coming week, then I suppose I am going to present up at Southern Hills. Household positively comes forward of labor.”
Lahiri has each cause to be upbeat after producing a second top-10 of the season on the again of a runner-up end at THE PLAYERS Championship, the TOUR’s flagship occasion, in March.
He moved as much as forty fourth place on the FedExCup standings and that must also improve his bid to earn a spot within the Worldwide Crew for the Presidents Cup later this yr.
“All in all, it was a very good week. To be in competition on Sunday was purpose in the beginning of the week, so I can positively look again and say I’ve achieved the purpose I had at the start of the week.
“I’d have appreciated to complete it higher and that is positively a piece in progress. I really feel like I am taking part in properly sufficient to at the least put myself constantly on this state of affairs.”
Lahiri and his spouse predict their second youngster, a boy, to reach on Could 22, the ultimate day of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills.
Lahiri has earned his place on the PGA Championship however is ready to present it a miss if the newborn doesn’t arrive sooner than the due date. His final main look was on the 2019 U.S. Open.
On the lookout for a quick begin on Sunday, Lahiri, who had three birdies and 4 bogeys, dropped a shot on the primary gap when he went from proper tough to left tough and reached the inexperienced solely in three and two-putted from 18 toes for a bogey.
He made up on the sixth with a high-quality second shot to 4 toes for a birdie. Nonetheless, he dropped a shot once more on seventh when he hit his tee shot to the native space and went into the left tough with the second. He did properly to get his third to inside 5 toes however missed the par putt.
An important chip on the tenth bought him his third birdie and he was now 1-under. He holed a 12-footer on Par-3 twelfth to get to 2-under and a cost appeared seemingly.
He missed a six-foot birdie putt on thirteenth then noticed an outstanding 26-foot putt slide previous the cup to 11 inches which he tapped in for a par.
He had a poor shot on fifteenth and likewise dropped one other shot on 16. With bogeys on each, he went from 1-under to 1-over and completed at 71.
Homa performed strong and regular golf as he closed with a 2-under 68 for a two-shot victory. The 31-year-old completed at 8-under 272 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm to maneuver into sixth spot within the FedExCup standings. He gained for the fourth time general, third in 15 months.
Matt Fitzpatrick (67), Cameron Young (66) and Keegan Bradley (72) have been tied for second at 4-under 276.
Rory McIlroy shot 68 to complete alone in fifth, 4 photographs again.


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