Sick Anirban Lahiri Bows Out of British Open

Anirban Lahiri carded a second straight three-over 75 to fail to make cut at the British Open.

updated: July 19, 2014 08:52 IST
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India's Anirban Lahiri watches his shot from the 1st tee during the 2014 British Open in Hoylake.


Holylake, United Kingdom: An ailing Anirban Lahiri of India bowed out of the British Open on Friday with a second straight three-over-par 75. (Also read: McIlroy Maintains Four-Stroke Lead)

The current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader contemplated pulling out before the start of his second round at Royal Liverpool after struggling to shake off the effects of viral fever, which has lingered since the start of the week.

"I would have pulled out if this was a normal tour event," said a dejected Lahiri, who was making his second appearance in the world's oldest major.

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