The American pairs of Phil Mickelson-Keegan Bradley and Bubba Watson-Webb Simpson took three of the four points on offer after lunch to open up a commanding advantage.
World number one golfer Rory McIlroy won the BMW Championship, claiming his second victory in a PGA Tour within the seven days span with a stunning final round of 67.
World no. 1 Rory McIlroy took an impressive 4-under 67 in the final round to win the Deutch bank title.
World no. 3 Rory McIlroy carded a five under 67 in the first round of the US PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
Webb Simpson carded a 68 in the final round of the 2012 US Open at The Olympic Club beating Michael Thompson and Graeme McDowell by one shot.
American Jim Furyk (70) is in contention for his second major title after maintaining his lead from second into the third round at the US Open.
Three time US Open Champion Tiger Woods carded a one under 69 trailing Michael Thompson by three shots who fired a four under 66 in the opening round of the US Open.
Kevin Na took the lead in the third round while Matt Kuchar slipped one stroke behind in the Players Championship at Sawgrass.
Zach Johnson carded a six under 66 in the second round to tie for the lead with Matt Kuchar and Kevin Na at Players Championship in Florida.
Ian Poulter and Martin Laird, both of Britain share the opening lead of the Players Championship.