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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