Europe dominates Day 1 of EurAsia Cup

Thu 27 Mar 2014

Europe dominates Day 1 of EurAsia Cup

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Kuala Lumpur, March 27: Team Europe produced a dominant performance in the opening fourball session by winning all five matches against a shell-shocked Team Asia in the inaugural EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM on Thursday.
European captain Miguel Angel Jimenez brilliantly led the way at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club, partnering Pablo Larrazabal to a 2 and 1 victory over Team Asia captain Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat in the top match. Gonzalo Fdez-Castano adn Stephen Gallacher then completed a 4 & 3 victory over Anirban Lahiri and Gaganjeet Bhullar before Victor Dubuisson and Joost Luiten combined for a 3 & 2 triumph over Prayad Marksaeng and Siddikur Rahman.
Thomas Bjorn and Thorbjorn Olesen secured a 2-up win over Koumei Oda and Hideto Tanihara before Graham McDowell and Jamie Donaldson came back from three-down to defeat Nicholas Fung and Kim Hyung-sung 3 & 1 for the total domination in day one.
More to follow shortly.