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Willett drops 3 back of Hend at BMW PGA

England's Danny Willett, right, shakes hands with Australia Scott Hend after finishing the third round on the eighteenth hole during day three of the PGA Championship at Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, England, Saturday May 28, 2016. Hend of Australia eagled No. 18 for the second straight day to reclaim the lead at the end of a fluctuating third round on Saturday, as Masters champion Danny Willett slipped down the leaderboard. (Steve Paston / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) A lucky bounce on No. 18 helped Scott Hend preserve the lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday.

There was to be no late rescue act from Danny Willett.

After a fluctuating third round that threw the European Tour's flagship event wide open, Hend led by a shot on 9-under 207 thanks to a second straight eagle on the par-5 last hole at Wentworth. The Australian's 8-iron approach landed in the light rough to the right of the green and kicked in, curling round to rest within 3 feet of the cup.

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Money Leaders: European
Rank Player Earnings
1 D.Willett €2,794,349
2 R.McIlroy €1,988,304
3 L.Oosthuizen €1,581,984
4 R.Cabrera Bello €1,425,394
5 H.Stenson €1,095,083
6 L.Westwood €986,453
7 B.Grace €950,430
8 J.Luiten €742,532
9 C.Schwartzel €733,041
10 S.Kjeldsen €711,722
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