2014 EurAsia Cup

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2014 EurAsia Cup
Dates27–29 March 2014
VenueGlenmarie Golf and Country Club
LocationShah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Captains
Asia 10 10 Europe
A tie in the EurAsia Cup
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The 2014 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM was the first edition of the EurAsia Cup, a team golf event contested between teams representing Asia and Europe. It was held from 27–29 March at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. The match ended in a 10–10 tie and, under the rules of the inaugural event, the Cup was shared between the teams.[1]

The event had a $4,000,000 purse; $300,000 to each member of the winning team and $100,000 to each member of the losing team.[2]

Teams[edit]

Asia Europe
Player Country Player Country
Thongchai Jaidee
Playing captain
 Thailand Miguel Ángel Jiménez
Playing captain
 Spain
Boonchu Ruangkit
Non-playing vice-captain
 Thailand Des Smyth
Non-playing vice-captain
 Ireland
Kiradech Aphibarnrat  Thailand Thomas Bjørn  Denmark
Gaganjeet Bhullar  India Jamie Donaldson  Wales
Nicholas Fung  Malaysia Victor Dubuisson  France
Kim Hyung-sung  South Korea Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño  Spain
Anirban Lahiri  India Stephen Gallacher  Scotland
Prayad Marksaeng  Thailand Pablo Larrazábal  Spain
Koumei Oda  Japan Joost Luiten  Netherlands
Siddikur Rahman  Bangladesh Graeme McDowell  Northern Ireland
Hideto Tanihara  Japan Thorbjørn Olesen  Denmark

The Asian team consisted of (a) the captain, (b) the leading four members on the final 2013 Asian Tour Order of Merit: Aphibarnrat (1), Lahiri (3), Rahman (4) and Bhullar (5) (c) the leading three members, not already entered, on the Official World Golf Ranking as published on 2 February 2014: Kim (70), Oda (76), Tanihara (101), (d) two captain's choices. Jaidee chose Fung and Marksaeng.

The European team consisted of (a) the leading four members on the final 2013 Race to Dubai: McDowell (4), Donaldson (5), Dubuisson (6) and Fernández-Castaño (7) (b) the leading four members, not already entered, on the Official World Golf Ranking as published on 2 February 2014: Bjørn (24), Gallacher (37), Jiménez (39) and Luiten (43), (c) the captain, (d) a captain's choice. Since Jiménez qualified through (b) he was able to choose a second member. He chose Larrazábal and Olesen.[2]

Schedule[edit]

  • 27 March (Thursday) Four-ball x 5
  • 28 March (Friday) Foursomes x 5
  • 29 March (Saturday) Singles x 10

Thursday's matches (four-ball)[edit]

Asia Results Europe
Jaidee/Aphibarnrat 2 & 1 Jiménez/Larrazábal
Oda/Tanihara 2 up Bjørn/Olesen
Marksaeng/Siddikur 3 & 2 Dubuisson/Luiten
Bhullar/Lahiri 4 & 3 Fdez-Castaño/Gallacher
Kim/Fung 3 and 1 McDowell/Donaldson
0 Session 5
0 Overall 5

Source:[3]

Friday's matches (foursomes)[edit]

Asia Results Europe
Jaidee/Aphibarnrat halved Jiménez/Larrazábal
Marksaeng/Kim 4 & 3 Bjørn/Olesen
Oda/Tanihara halved Fdez-Castaño/Gallacher
Lahiri/Siddikur 1 up Luiten/Dubuisson
Bhullar/Fung 2 & 1 McDowell/Donaldson
3 Session 2
3 Overall 7

Source:[4]

Saturday's matches (singles)[edit]

Asia Results Europe
Fung 1 up Jiménez
Jaidee 3 & 2 McDowell
Aphibarnrat 2 & 1 Bjørn
Marksaeng halved Donaldson
Kim 4 & 2 Larrazábal
Lahiri 2 & 1 Dubuisson
Bhullar 5 & 3 Olesen
Oda 1 up Luiten
Tanihara halved Fdez-Castaño
Siddikur 4 & 3 Gallacher
7 Session 3
10 Overall 10

Source:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rules and Terminology". EurAsia Cup. 29 March 2014. Archived from the original on 29 March 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Eligibility, Event Format & Prize Fund - EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM". European Tour. 7 November 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Europe commands EurAsia Cup lead". ESPN. Associated Press. 27 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Europe leads but Asia bounces back". ESPN. Associated Press. 28 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Asia shares Cup after closing rally". ESPN. Associated Press. 29 March 2014.

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