Gareth Maybin seven shots off the lead at Spanish Open

Gareth Maybin
Gareth Maybin is eight shots off the place in South Korea

Gareth Maybin lies seven shots off the lead at the Spanish Open after firing an opening one-over-par round of 73.

The Ballyclare player signed for two birdies and three bogeys during his first 18 holes in Barcelona.

Scott Jamieson of Scotland holds a one-stroke lead over a group of four players after starting with a 66.

Ireland's Peter Lawrie is one of a group of players tying for sixth on four under, with Shane Lowry a further shot behind on three under.