Scott Hend of Australia eagled No. 18 for the second straight day to reclaim the lead at the end of a fluctuating third round of the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday, as Masters champion Danny Willett slipped down the leaderboard.
Hend started the day tied for the lead with Willett on 10 under and ended it with a one-stroke advantage on 9 under, but only after an 8-iron approach to 3 feet on the par-5 last saved an otherwise rocky back nine.
Willett dropped five shots in his last 10 holes for a 76, tumbling to 6 under and a tie for fifth.
Fellow Englishman Tyrrell Hatton shot 66 and now leads the home charge at Wentworth, a shot behind Hend, while Lee Westwood (68) and Y.E. Yang (75) are a stroke further back.