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Eagle start satisfaction for Curtis

Former Open champion Ben Curtis took his revenge on Wentworth's last two holes on the final day of the BMW PGA Championship.

The American had closed out his third-round 81 with a pair of triple-bogey eights, but on his return he birdied the 17th and eagled the 18th. Curtis, who had also had a six and a seven on the 17th over the first two days, finished with a level-par 72 and 10-over total of 298.

He was 21 behind overnight leader and defending champion Luke Donald, who was two in front of Justin Rose as he prepared to tee off again.

Donald needs only a top eight finish to take the number one spot back off Rory McIlroy, who opened the door by missing a second successive cut, but he is also trying to follow Sir Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie as the only players to make a successful defence of the European Tour's flagship event.

Donald's lead went to three when Rose went over the second green as the wind died, and failed to get up and down.

That came after the first change on the leaderboard on the final day when German Marcel Siem birdied the first and holed-in-one at the 154-yard second to leap to joint fourth on five under.

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