Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Prayad Marksaeng  (Getty Images)
Prayad Marksaeng (Getty Images)
The European Tour returns to the Hero Indian Open this week, with Anirban Lahiri aiming to defend the title he won in a dramatic play-off last year in his home country. We take a look back at the best of the 2015 edition to find out what it takes to be successful at Delhi Golf Club.
How to play…the course bogey-free
Delhi GC is known for its narrow fairways, with Padraig Harrington conceding that players must expect bogeys or worse to be more common than usual this week. However, SSP Chawrasia and Chapchai Nirat were among the six players to play a round without dropping a shot at last year's event....


How to…make a hole-in-one
Without a doubt the highlight of Prayad Marksaeng’s tournament was his hole-in-one at the 182-yard par three fifth hole. The Thai finished just one shot off eventual winner Lahiri, but rightly took some of the attention with this eye-catching moment.


How to play…your way out of trouble
There is a high probability that most players will end up in the trees in some shape or form this week, so they might want to revisit what Marksaeng did in the final round last year. After finding the trees on the par three 12th, the Thai pulled off a terrific shot to find the green. This might be worth taking note of…

How to play…your way to victory
It was going to need something special for Lahiri to win his home event last year, after starting the final round seven shots off Chawrasia. Lahiri obliged to claim his second victory the space of only three weeks. Wannabe winners, this is what you have to match…


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
T2WANG, JeunghunKOR18-13
T2LAHIRI, AnirbanIND18-13
T4QUE, AngeloPHI18-12
T4DA SILVA, AdilsonBRA18-12
T6HAVRET, GrégoryFRA18-10

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