Swede Alex Noren looks set to make his Ryder Cup debut in September after his victory at the venue for the biennial event.
Italian Francesco Molinari was in superb form on his way to a maiden PGA Tour win, claiming the Quicken Loans National.
Abraham Ancer shot an eight-under-par 62 to move into a tie for the lead with Francesco Molinari at 13 under.
Brooks Koepka leads the United States points list after victory at Shinnecock Hills, while Tommy Fleetwood was on the rise for Europe.
Francesco Molinari missed out on claiming back-to-back titles on the European Tour as he finished second to Thorbjorn Olesen.
The Italian Open has a new leader, with Lee Slattery's sublime third round giving him the opportunity to chase a third European Tour win.
Martin Kaymer looked in danger of missing the cut at the start of his second round, but ended it top of the Italian Open leaderboard.
The Ryder Cup is now just four months away and the race for points is heating up, with Francesco Molinari benefiting at Wentworth.
Rory McIlroy had led this week's BMW PGA Championship, but Francesco Molinari proved too hot for the world number eight to handle.
A round featuring six birdies and no bogeys saw Francesco Molinari join Rory McIlroy atop the BMW PGA Championship leaderboard.