Europe Dominates Singles To Win 2018 EurAsia Cup

EurAsia Cup Europe

Belgium’s Thomas Pieters scored the winning point as Europe dominated Sunday’s Singles matches to win the 2018 EurAsia Cup.

The day began with Asia clinging to a one-point lead, 6½-5½, but the Europeans captured seven of the first eight Singles matches, en route to eight wins and one halve, to successfully defend their 2016 crown.

The final score showed Europe securing 14 points to Asia’s 10.

Here’s a rundown of the 12 Singles matches on Sunday at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Note: Matches are listed in order by finish, not necessarily by match number.


MATCH 1

Alex Noren beat Nicholas Fung 4 and 2

Singles Score: Europe 1 Asia 0
Running Score: Europe 6½ Asia 6½


MATCH 2

Poom Saksansin beat Paul Casey 1 Up

Singles Score: Europe 1 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 6½ Asia 7½


MATCH 3

Tommy Fleetwood beat SSP Chawrasia 2 and 1

Singles Score: Europe 2 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 7½ Asia 7½


MATCH 4

Henrik Stenson beat Hideto Tanihara 2 and 1

Foursomes Score: Europe 3 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 8½ Asia 7½


MATCH 5

Rafa Cabrera-Bello beat Gavin Green 4 and 3

Foursomes Score: Europe 4 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 9½ Asia 7½


MATCH 6

Bernd Wiesberger beat Phachara Khongwatmai 2 and 1

Singles Score: Europe 5 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 10½ Asia 7½


MATCH 7

Alex Levy beat Kiradech Aphibarnrat 3 and 1

Singles Score: Europe 6 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 11½ Asia 7½


MATCH 8

Thomas Pieters beat Byeong Hun An 1 Up

Singles Score: Europe 7 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 12½ Asia 7½


MATCH 10

Tyrrell Hatton beat Anirban Lahri 2 and 1

Singles Score: Europe 8 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 13½ Asia 7½


MATCH 9

Matt Fitzpatrick halved Sunghoon Kang

Singles Score: Europe 8½ Asia 1½
Running Score: Europe 14 Asia 8


MATCH 11

Yuta Ikeda beat Ross Fisher 1 Up

Singles Score: Europe 8½ Asia 2½
Running Score: Europe 14 Asia 9


MATCH 12

Haotong Li beat Paul Dunne 3 and 1

Singles Score: Europe 8½ Asia 3½
Running Score: Europe 14 Asia 10


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