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.
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.
Rickie Fowler defeats Rory McIlroy and D A Points in a playoff to win the Wells Fargo championship.
American Webb Simpson carded a 3-under 69 in the third round that gave him a one-shot lead over Ryan Moore and Darren Andrew Points going into the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship.
American golfer Steve Stricker becomes the first PGA Tour golf champion in 2012 when he carded a 69 on 23 under par to win the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
US golfer Steve Stricker leads a third round strong finish with a five shot lead in the tournament of champions in Hawaii.
Phil Mickelson drops out of top 10 for the first time since 2004 as Luke Donald stays as world no. 1 in the golf rankings.