Frilford Heath’s Eddie Pepperell shot a level par 72 in the first round at Koln yesterday.
It saw the Oxfordshire ace take a share of 85th place, seven shots off the lead.
Spain’s Rafa Cabrera-Bello shares the lead with playing partner, England’s Danny Willett, after both shot eight- under-par 64s for a two-stroke lead over the chasing pack.
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6:40am Saturday 5th September 2015
OXFORDSHIRE Girls Under 15s won a thrilling third-place play-off with five balls to spare to beat Kent in the Royal London County Cup finals by three wickets.
6:30am Saturday 5th September 2015
MATRIX Talisman Blue clinched the Oxford Summer League title when coming second in the final round on the Thames at Medley and Folly.
6:20am Saturday 5th September 2015
TOM Webb has confirmed his place as one of the strongest juniors in Britain after finishing fourth at a national competition in Belfast.
6:10am Saturday 5th September 2015
FOUR members of Didcot Taekwon-Do Club claimed five bronze medals for England at the ITF World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
6:00am Saturday 5th September 2015
CHIPPY Trixsters’ Peewee team impressed on their European debut in Delémont, Switzerland, for the IISHF European Championships.
6:00am Friday 4th September 2015
BENJI Buchel will undergo a medical this morning to complete his protracted move to Oxford United.
2:00pm Friday 4th September 2015
A PAIR of Oxford United old boys are eagerly awaiting coming up against their former employers for the first time on Sunday.
12:00pm Friday 4th September 2015
MICHAEL Appleton is hoping Oxford United can make amends for their televised nightmare last season when they face Bristol Rovers this weekend.
11:00am Friday 4th September 2015
AN absence of attacking instructions is the key to Oxford United’s prolific goalscoring partnership, according to Kemar Roofe.
9:00am Friday 4th September 2015
OXFORD United’s promising start looks certain to be tested by a difficult run of games, but head Michael Appleton’s message is clear – no-one will look forward to playing his side right now.