Anirban Lahiri crashes out of US Open

Anirban Lahiri was three-over after the first two holes on the second day and never had a chance to make up for the first day 74.

Anirban Lahiri is only the third Indian to play at all four Majors.   -  Getty Images

Anirban Lahiri ended a forgettable week as he added a six-over to his first round 74 to crash out of the 119th US Open golf championships early.

The 31-year-old Indian, playing his first Major in 2019, never really got going in either round. He was four-over after three on the first day, and on the second day he was three-over after the first two holes and never had a chance to make up for the first day 74.

Gary Woodland (65) at nine-under took over the lead from Justin Rose (71) at seven-under, while a slew of established stars, including two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka were lurking close by.

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By the time Lahiri was through with his front nine, he was six-over 41 for the stretch and a total of nine-over.

He had two each of birdies and bogeys on back nine for an even par 36, but his total of nine-over 151 meant he was out of the weekend once again.

It was his third missed cut in as many appearances at the Major. He has made cuts in each of the other Majors, but never at the US Open.

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