Tom Fleming was the pick of the local players in action during yesterday morning’s Buildbase Open first round at Frilford Heath.
Playing at his home club, Fleming carded a two-under par 70 to stand a good chance of making the cut at the end of today’s play.
Clubmate Robert Harrhy (72) will also fancy his chances of qualifying for tomorrow’s final round, where the winner will claim a cheque for £10,000.
James Robinson (Southport & Ainsdale) put himself in pole position following a bogey-free round of 63 to get to nine-under.
Adam Wootton shot 73 as he continued a strong week.
The Oxford Golf Centre professional came through Monday’s regional qualifying for The Open.
Wootton, who played at Royal St George’s in 2011, finished on two-under at The Buckinghamshire.
The Headington resident was the only one of 14 Oxfordshire golfers to make it through to final qualifying, held on July 1, where he will target a spot at Hoylake.
5:46pm Friday 24th October 2014
Oxford City have completed the signing of former Royal Antwerp defender Kiko Insa, who will go straight into the side for tomorrow's Vanarama Conference North fixture against Hednesford Town at Marsh Lane.
'Major hope' that Caterham factory in Leafield could re-open despite F1 team also going into administration
1:34pm Friday 24th October 2014
ADMINISTRATORS have been handed full management responsibility for the Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a new buyer.
11:30am Friday 24th October 2014
THE presence of Andy Whing back in the Oxford United side has prompted other players to raise their game, according to Michael Collins.
11:20am Friday 24th October 2014
KEITH Curle has demanded a strong start from Carlisle United when they host Oxford United at Brunton Park tomorrow.
9:30am Friday 24th October 2014
James Roberts is in no mood to rest on his laurels as the young Oxford United striker looks to feature in a fourth successive game when they visit Carlisle United tomorrow.
9:20am Friday 24th October 2014
ALFIE Potter says the secret to his return to form has been learning to enjoy football again after a difficult spell.
9:10am Friday 24th October 2014
MICHAEL Collins has revealed Oxford United are using a reminder of their hammering at Cambridge United to get fired-up for games.
9:00am Friday 24th October 2014
WILL Hoskins continues to be well ahead of schedule in his recovery from a groin injury.
8:20am Friday 24th October 2014
OXFORD United’s next home game has been designated as Yellow Army Day by the club’s supporters’ group.
8:00am Friday 24th October 2014
STAFF at Caterham Formula 1 were last night left in the dark over their future after being locked out of the motor racing team’s West Oxfordshire base.