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Anirban Lahiri becomes 1st Indian to qualify for Presidents Cup team

Ace golfer Anirban Lahiri added another feather to his cap by becoming the first Indian to qualify for the prestigious President’s Cup.Lahiri, World No.40, came through as one of the automatic qualifications for the International Team, which will take on United States in the biennial Presidents Cup in Korea.Also becoming the first from his country to make the team was Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee, who was ninth.At one stage, Lahiri fell out of the Top-10, but his fifth place finish at the PGA Championships hauled him back into the zone.Lahiri has a good record at Matchplay, having been part of the Asian Team in EurAsia Cup and he also performed well at the WGC-Matchplay.Thongchai, currently ranked 44th in the world, has come close to making the International Team previously and was delighted to add another career highlight to his glowing resume.

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