Arjun Atwal's Asia had led the third edition of the biennial matchplay contest following the opening two days of fourballs and foursomes but was swept aside when the players were sent out alone at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.
Major victor Henrik Stenson put another point on the board for Europe when he defeated Japan's Hideto Tanihara while Austria's Bernd Wiesberger took them three points clear with a victory over Thailand's Phachara Khongwatmai. We wanted to win, we didn't want to travel this far at this time of the year not to win. "There was a determination and a will of wanting to win this".
"I'm very proud of the boys, especially having led the Eurasia Cup for the first two days, and the future seems very bright for Team Asia", said Zhang Lianwei, vice captain of Team Asia.
The victory will act as a welcome boost for Bjorn, who will also captain Europe at the Ryder Cup in France this September, with the hosts looking to regain the trophy they lost to the United States at Hazeltine in 2016.More news: False Missile Threat Causes Panic in Hawaii
"From there, to then go out and do the job the way they did today shows a lot about the character of these 12 guys and it shows a lot about the character of European golf and it shows a lot about what we are", added the Dane.
"I'm very proud of them - a great team, great morale".
"They are all awesome players, it's just unfortunate that we ran into a buzzsaw today", he said.
Thomas Bjorn's side won seven of the first eight matches to put the result beyond doubt. "It shows a lot about what we are, and to watch them from the sidelines doing what they do best has been a pleasure".More news: International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Position Raised by Breton Hill Capital Ltd.
Thomas Pieters won four of the first six holes against Byeong Hun An but the South Korean fought back to level the match on the 14th.
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.
"It's always nice to get the winning point", Pieters said. "I got off to a good start, then played pretty poorly during the middle, then made a couple of very good birdies".
England's Tyrrell Hatton then beat India's Anirban Lahiri before South Korea's Sunghoon Kang and England's Matthew Fitzpatrick shared the spoils.More news: Sanchez-less Arsenal lose at Bournemouth
But Gavin Green, who clinched the Asian Tour Order of Merit last month, and Yuta Ikeda started the comeback, beginning with a 1-hole victory over Rafa Cabrera Bello and Alexander Levy.