Asia keeps one-point lead over Europe

Asia staged a late comeback to maintain its slim lead over defending champion Europe, 6.5 to 5.5, on the second day of the EurAsia Cup on Saturday.

Europe took the lead at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club after winning its first three foursomes on Saturday, but Asia pulled level before Li Haotong and Nicholas Fung beat Europe’s Ross Fisher and Bernd Wiesberger 3 and 1 for the lead.

Phachara Khongwatmai of Team Asia in action during the foursomes matches on day two of the 2018 EurAsia Cup.

Buoyed by that win, Phachara Khongwatmai and Hideto Tanihara combined to beat Paul Dunne and Alex Noren 2 and 1 to draw the teams level after going two up at the 12th hole, and maintaining par for the point.