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Player Interview

Anirban Lahiri

Quick Quotes - Thursday, January 21, 2016

Q. Pretty good round out there.
ANIRBAN LAHIRI: Yeah, absolutely. I'm really happy with the way I started today. I was a bit unsure of how I was going to go today. Obviously still feeling all the travel from coming from Asia last week. But really happy with the way I hit the ball. I don't think I missed a green all day. I felt really good out there.

Q. What's it like playing in a situation like desert golf, where everything's pretty much a dome and you got to make birdies all the way through.
ANIRBAN LAHIRI: This is a good golf course. I think that I like the way this particular golf course sets up. You've got to put it in play off the tee and then you have a lot of opportunities. So, I think it's good, it's good for people to come out and watch, because you see a lot of birdies.

Q. Haven't played since the Hero World Challenge, right?
ANIRBAN LAHIRI: No, I played last week on the Asian Tour.

Q. So what kind of things have you done in the off season between Hero and here?
ANIRBAN LAHIRI: Well, I got a lot of rest, to start. I was playing three different tours last year and I was absolutely ragged by the end of the year. So I got some rest in, did some work on the body, got some good gym time in, and spent a couple of weeks with my coach before I started out last week. So, yeah, I feel ready to go.

Q. Next two courses that you've got, you've seen them -- did you see them earlier this week?
ANIRBAN LAHIRI: Yes, I played the Stadium Course, I went and mapped out the Nicklaus Tournament Course. I got in on Monday afternoon, so I don't think it was a good idea for me to play 54 before I teed up. So we'll find out. They look pretty good. They're similar, if you put yourself in a good position, there's a few wedges and a few birdies to be made.

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