SMILE FROM THE CHAMPION!
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The golf on Sky doesn't end here and there will be PGA Tour coverage from the Fort Worth Invitational this evening from 6pm. Justin Rose leads in Texas but Jon Rahm remains in contention.
But at Wentworth, Francesco Molinari is the champion and the Italian will head to his home championship - the Italian Open - in bouyant mood.
WEATHER ON WENTWORTH'S SIDE
CEO of the European Tour Keith Pelley has been addressing the 18th grandstand and spectators during the trophy presentation. He begins by acknowledging they were blessed with a beautiful day weatherise after forecasts of heavy thunderstorms failed to materialise but led to an earlier start to tee times.
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BIG FINISH FOR BJERREGAARD
Despite Rory McIlroy carding a closing birdie to finish second it was a fine final round for Lucas Bjerregaard. He spoke to Sky Sports after a five-under 67.
HIGH PRAISE FOR MOLINARI
Sky Sports' Paul McGinley has been reflecting on Francesco Molinari's victory with Nick Dougherty.
"He played great. The best player won the tournament. He hit more fairways, greens, controlled the tournament when he got in contention and his nose in front. I am delighted for him. It is a huge win for him - he has been close on this course in previous occasions. This time he got over the line and he did it in style."
After some near-misses Francesco Molinari finally tames the West Course for a deserved victory.
Anguish for Rory. His eagle putt has the line but not the speed. That would have asked a serious question over Molinari, who had a par putt to come.
Molinari safely secures his par and avoids only a third dropped shot this week! He becomes the most successful Italian on the European Tour, alongside Constantino Rocca, picking up his fifth victory. He is the 2018 BMW PGA Championship winner.
A HAPPY CAPTAIN!
GOOD FORTUNE FOR MOLINARI
Francesco Molinari gets a bit steep on his backswing for the third shot at the 18th and watches anxiously as the backspin on his ball takes it worryingly near the water hazard, but it just comes to rest on the fringe.
McIlroy and Fisher both safely find the dance floor.
Molinari's compatriot and former champion at Wentworth Matteo Manassero is waiting behind the green for the inevitable celebrations.
NOREN INTO SHARE FOR SECOND
Noren edges his birdie putt down the slope to move to 14 under par thanks to a closing five-under 67 while Branden Grace is unable to match that as he misses low to the right of the cup. The South African settles for a 13 under par total for the tournament.
Horsfield closes on a disappointing note with a bogey-six to drop back to eight under par.
Sam Horsfield found the water at the 18th with his second shot and after some time spent understanding his options played a good chip shot to within 12-foot for par.
Noren, who has produced an excellent defence of his title, gets his third shot from the bunker to within eight-foot for birdie.
McIlroy hits a monster drive into the certain of the fairway and he will easily be able to reach the dance floor in two.
Molinari safely finds the fairway with what looks like a 3 wood or even a five wood. He made sure he wasn't going anywhere near the fairway bunkers. You can't help but predict the Italian will chose to lay up and avoid any late drama.
Fisher is also quick to pick up his tee as he finds the green. The Englishman suffered a disappointing bogey at the 17th.
BIRDIE FOR RORY
Too little too late you sense. Rory McIlroy makes only his third birdie of the day to join Bjerregaard at 14 under par in a share for second position.
Molinari carefully made sure of his par and the Italian will hold a three shot lead coming down the last.
AT THE LAST
Kiradech Aphibarnrat's attempt to close with a birdie just comes up short and he remains part of the group at 13 under par, alongside three other players.
His final round five-under 67 will see him move inside the world's top-30 when the rankings are next updated.
Shouts of four as Fisher goes for his second shot at the par-five 17th but he loses it left and it lands in the crowd of spectators. Moments later and McIlroy goes in the same direction but this time it is inside the line of the galleries.
Molinari had earlier on opted to lay up with his second shot after his tee shot. The Italian has shown great course management all day. 90 yards to go for the third shot.
OUT AND ABOUT
Great pitch and run from Grace from the front of the 17th green and that should be another shot gained for the South African, who will aim to finish ahead of compatriot Darren Fichardt on the leaderboard.
Alex Noren shows off his fine short game to set up a birdie opportunity at the same hole as he aims to join Lucas Bjerregaard, but his putt just misses on the left hand side. The birdies quickly dried up for the defeending champion over the back nine.
Sam Horsfield mutters under his breath as he watches his own attempt just slip by and the Englishman remains at nine under par.
No troubles for Molinari from the tee at the 17th, while McIlroy fires down a booming tee shot and he won't have a lot for his second shot to the green.
This will need a monumental collapse from the Italian.
FINE RUN OF BIRDIES
Kiradech Aphibarnrat has looked extremely solid with the putter over the back nine and a second birdie on the spin moves him to 13 under par.
Back at the 18th and we see Darren Fichardt close his final round with a birdie to move to 12 under par.
AT THE 18TH
Lucas Bjerregaard, who started the back nine on fire with four consecutive birdies, is fortunate to see his second shot come torest just in front of the water hazard. Lucky break rather than it being planned.
After a good chip shot, the Dane is unable to close with a birdie but nonetheless it is a fine seven-under 65 and he is in second spot on his own as we write. Huge confidence boosting performance with the next Role Series event in Italy to come next week.
LIP OUT FOR RORY
After Molinari cosies his birdie putt just in front of the cup, McIlroy can only watch in frustration as his own attempt for a gain clips the outside of the cup but doesn't drop.
Formality for Fisher as he taps in to move to 10 under par and inside the top-10.
FINAL GROUP AT 16
Fisher, last to go in the final threeball of the day, sets up a certain birdie with a fine approach shot right at the 16th pin.
McIlroy plays a solid approach as does Molinari, who can likely par his way home to victory.
Alex Noren cuts a rueful stance as his birdie putt at the 16th comes up short and he remains at 13 under par.
Moments later and applause rings out for Horsfield as he moves to 11 under with another gain.
THREE TO PLAY...
ANOTHER CHANCE GONE
Another birdie chance drifts past the hole for McIlroy and he shakes his head. It just hasn't happened for him today.
BEST FOR LAST!
Shane Lowry holds his arms aloft as if he has won the tournament after finishing his round with an eagle to move to eight under par.
The Irishman mixed one eagle, with four birdies and four bogeys in a first appearance this season on the European Tour.
After a loose second shot at the par-five 17th which hit a spectator Bjerregaard shows good composure with an up-and-down to move to 14 under par and within three of the leader.
Playing partner Fichardt moves to 11 under par, after a third birdie in a row, and the South African is into seventh spot on his own and is on track for a sizeable prize cheque.
MOLINARI'S TO LOSE NOW
Molinari sticks another long iron into the middle of the green. McIlroy's approach is right over the pin and settles on the apron - chance for a birdie though.
Noren, chasing the very consistent Molinari, sees his uphill birdie putt at the 15th green just come up short and the defending champion is unable to make any ground with his par.
Grace, a runner-up in America last week, sees his birdie putt from the back of the green swing away short to the right and after some careful consideration tidies up for the par.
The final member of the threeball Sam Horsfield also secures a par to remain at 10 under par. It has been a hugely impressive debut at the BMW PGA Championship.
MOLINARI IN CONTROL
Molinari not letting anyone in at the moment - another drive down the middle at 15. McIlroy follows him down the central reservation, but if the Italian isn't going to make any mistakes, someone needs to do something special now.
RAFA COMES THROUGH THE FIELD
Rafa Cabrera Bello, a winner on the Rolex Series last year at the Scottish Open, plays an exquisite bump and run from just in front of the green to within gimme distance and that will be back-to-back birdies.
The Spaniard moves to 10 under par, with one hole to play.
McILROY'S MISSED CHANCE
Molinari doesn't give his birdie putt enough juice and it rolls up short. No matter though, because McIlroy sees his lip out from eight feet, and these chances are slipping away for him now.
Branden Grace picks up his fourth birdie of the day to move to 12 under par and maintain his fast start to the back nine.
Countryman Darren Fichardt [-9] makes it back-to-back birdies with a gain at the 16th but there is no such fortune for playing partner Bjerregaard, who is forced to settle for par. The Dane's momentum has been lost, yet he does have two par-fives to go.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat is another player to pick up a birdie after making the most of his tee shot to the par three 14th. The Thai player moves to 11 under par.
Molinari has been faultless today. He's not dropped a shot since the 10th on Friday in fact, and he sticks his tee-shot into the par-three 14th right into the heart of the green. McIlroy is inside the Italian, but he needs things to start happening fast now.
Here's how Matt Fitzpatrick finished his final round in perfect fashion.
Molinari appears to have one hand on the trophy...
FITZ FINISHES WITH A FLOURISH
Matt Fitzpatrick makes it a birdie-eagle finish to his final round after celebrating holing his eagle putt at the par five 18th with six yards to go. It's a closing five-under 67 and he is into the top 10 as we write.
Playing partner Graeme McDowell, announced as one of Thomas Bjorn's vice-captains earlier in the week, is unable to pick up a shot at the last. Nonetheless he will be happy with his week's work at nine-under-par.
Molinari through the back of the green with his approach to 13, but shouldn't be too traumatic. McIlroy has 157 yards in, and a firm first bounce sees him follow the Italian into the back fringe.
Molinari's chip rolls almost stone dead... McIlroy's rolls completely stone dead.
Branden Grace's birdie attempt at 13 just slips by on the left hand side. More importantly, Noren is unable to rescue his par after a wayward tee shot left him with plenty to do.
That is the Swede's first dropped shot of the round and his charge has hit an obstacle. Molinari's lead is now four shots.
OUT ON THE COURSE
Kiradech Aphibarnrat converts on a birdie opportunity after an accurate approach shot to the par four 13th. The Thai player regains up the dropped shot he made at 11 to move back to 10 under par.
Dean Burmester plays a fine bunker shot to leave a closing birdie at the par-five 18th as the South African cards a final round five-under-par 67 to get to nine-under for the week.
MOLINARI MAINTAINS LEAD
Molinari and McIlroy both fall just short of the green in two at the par-five 12th and Rory is annoyed because he only had a nine-iron in, even if it was from 170 yards. He will get his birdie though as his chip is almost perfect, rolling to within six inches, but he makes no ground on Molinari, who does exactly the same, albeit with a putt from off the green.
NOREN WITHIN TWO
Alex Noren picks up his fifth birdie of the day at the par five 12th to move to 14 under par and within two of Molinari's lead.
Robert Rock slips back to 10 under after a dropped shot at the par three 14th. The Englishman is joined at the same mark by Sam Horsfield, who picked up a tap-in birdie at the 12th after a fine approach.
BJERREGAARD AT 14
The best round of the day so far goes to Jacques Kruyswijk, who went round in 65 blows for a seven under par total. Lucas Bjerregaard, at six under so far today, could well beat that mark and has his eyes set on a birdie at the par-three 14th. His tee shot stays on the dance floor but he will have a tough birdie putt down hill.
His birdie run comes to an end but it is still a par and the Dane stays at 13 under par.
MCILROY NAILS IT
Rory rips an immense drive down the 12th - easily his best of the day - and he will only have a mid-iron into this par five. This is surely where he makes a move, if he can. Molinari straight down the middle.
MIXED EMOTIONS AT 11
Rory McIlroy can't make the most of his birdie opportunity as his ball moves off to the right and he has to settle for a par.
Molinari does well to produce an up and down for par to remain three clear while Fisher needlessly gives away a shot, after he had picked up three shots over the previous four holes.
Some effort this from Bjerregaard. The Dane rolls in his birdie putt across the green into the middle of the cup. He is only three shots behind with five holes to play.
BETTER FOR RORY
There is only one player in the top-24, who is over par and that is the Northern Irishman but the former world No 1 finds a better approach shot to the 11th to set up a much-need birdie.
Molinari's attempt rolls back into the fringe at the front of the green.
Branden Grace goes pin-hunting with his approach shot to the par-four 11th as the South African seeks to pick up back-to-back birdies since the turn. The South African makes no mistake with the putt as he joins the group at 11 under par.
No such fortune for Rock at the 13th as his second shot from an ideal position goes left and comes to rest in the rough behind the green. Playing partner Bjerregaard does find the danceloor and has a birdie attempt for a fourth birdie on the spin.
All three of the final group well on their way down the 11th, so it's all on their approach to this par four...
Tommy Fleetwood's aim to finish his final round with a closing birdie at the par-five 18th just comes up short but nonetheless it is much-improved four-under-par 68 for the European No 1.
At seven under par he is in a tie for 15th spot as things stand.
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