Third-round misery for Morrison
England's James Morrison suffered an absolute nightmare after taking a four-stroke lead into the third round of the BMW PGA Championship.
The former England Youth cricketer - he played with Alastair Cook and Tim Bresnan - had gone round in a sparkling 64 at Wentworth on Friday to take charge of the European Tour's flagship event.
But on his return, the 27-year-old world number 236 had two eights and two bogeys in the first eight holes and by the turn had crashed an incredible seven strokes behind.
The new leaders were defending champion Luke Donald and Ireland's Peter Lawrie at 10 under par, two ahead of Justin Rose.
Morrison bogeyed the first after hitting his second into sand and then found all manner of trouble on the long fourth.
It is rated the easiest hole on the course, but not for Morrison.
In the right rough off the tee he hooked out of bounds, hit his fourth shot back into the trees, duffed a chip and, by taking three more, fell one behind.
He could not get up and down from another bunker at the next, then had a quadruple-bogey on the eighth. There he was in the trees for one and in water for three.
Playing partner David Drysdale was suffering almost as much. He put two balls in the drink at the eighth and also took eight, then bogeyed the next, double-bogeyed the short 10th and dropped another shot on the 11th to be only one under.
Donald, needing a top-eight finish to go back to world number one after Rory McIlroy's second successive missed cut, was also bunkered on the first, but saved par from 12 feet.
He was then on in two at the fourth and two-putted for birdie, then rattled off seven pars in a row before picking up another shot at the long 12th.
Former Spanish Open champion Lawrie, playing alongside him, birdied the fourth, eighth and 10th.
The best early score was a 69 from Ian Poulter that took him to three under, while Lee Westwood had a 70 for one under that included six birdies but also a 30-foot putt for a triple bogey seven on the 13th, where he twice left shots in a fairway bunker and had a penalty drop in between.
There were some horror stories in the windy conditions. South African James Kingston had an 85, England's Steve Webster and Chris Wood shot 81 and 80 respectively, and America's 2003 Open champion Ben Curtis finished with two triple-bogey eights for an 81.
The 70 by course re-designer Ernie Els lifted him into the mix at five under, but he let rip afterwards about the lack of watering, lacing many of his criticisms with expletives.
Donald went two clear on the 13th. He hit his approach to six feet and birdied, whereas Lawrie hit the trees with his second and bogeyed.