Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 15 Oct 2017

Lahiri finishes tied 10th at CIMB Classic

Anirban Lahiri of India, the 2015 Asian Tour number one, posted a 71 to end his campaign in tied 10th place at the US$7 million CIMB Classic.

Anirban shot scores of 67, 73, 64 and 71 to total 13-under-275 at the event co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour and the Asian Tour. He slipped four places in the final round.

It was Lahiri's second top-10 finish at the event. He had secured a tied third result at the 2016 edition.

Lahiri has now moved into fifth place on the Asian Tour Order of Merit.

The tournament was won by American Pat Perez who had a four-day tally of 24-under-264.

SSP Chawrasia, the other Indian in the field, finished 68th at four-over-292.

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