Miguel Angel Jimenez sets European Tour record with 10th ace

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Miguel Angel Jimenez hit a record 10th hole-in-one on the European Tour during his third round at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Saturday.

The Spaniard surpassed Colin Montgomerie's tally of nine when he holed his tee shot from 148 yards at the par-3 No. 2 at the European Tour's flagship event.

"I got the right club in my hand and it was a beautiful swing," Jimenez said of his ace. "It is nice to see the leaderboard and not be too far away."

It is his third ace this season and his second in consecutive tournaments, after the par-3 eighth in his second round at the Spanish Open.

The 51-year-old Jimenez also became the first player to have two holes-in-one at the BMW PGA Championship. His first came at the fifth hole in the final round in 2008, when he went on to win the tournament.

His round of 68 took him to 10 under and into fifth place.

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