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.
Latest Sport news
- VIDEO: Highlights from Oxford United's draw at Northampton Town
- Northampton Town 0, Oxford United 0
- UPDATES - Northampton Town v Oxford United
- Oxford United boss Michael Appleton jealous of Northampton Town pitch
- Chey Dunkley points to Oxford United's never-say-die spirit as key factor in battling on two fronts
- MICHAEL APPLETON COLUMN: Back on the road and ready for another Cobblers clash
- ICE HOCKEY: Simon Anderson eyes final as Oxford City Stars begin play-off bid
- TABLE TENNIS: Karl Bushell wins Hewitt Cup for 11th time
- BOXING: Berinsfield earn clean sweep in Devon
- MOTORSPORT: Oxford's Andy Wallace nominated for Motor Sport Hall of Fame