Tiger Woods will make his third start of 2014, second on the PGA Tour, when he tees it up at this week’s Honda Classic.
Woods, the world’s top-ranked player, will be paired with Zach Johnson and Keegan Bradley for the opening two rounds – the group will begin Round 2 on the first hole at 12:35 Friday afternoon.
Woods missed the 54-hole cut at Torrey Pines in his first PGA Tour start of 2014 and tied fro 41st at the European Tour’s Dubai Desert Classic.
Other notable pairings include Adam Scott, Billy Horschel and Rory McIlroy; Phil Mickelson, Graeme McDowell and Rickie Fowler; and Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald.
Here are more facts and figures on the Honda Classic:
• Time and place: Thursday-Sunday, PGA National Resort and Spa (The Champion), Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
• At stake: $1.08 million first prize in $6 million purse; 500 FedEx Cup points to winner.
• Top ranked players, OWGR: 1. Tiger Woods, 2. Adam Scott, 3. Henrik Stenson, 5. Phil Mickelson, 7. Zach Johnson, 8. Rory McIlroy, 9. Sergio Garcia. Golfweek/Sagarin: 1. Tiger Woods, 3. Adam Scott, 4. Sergio Garcia, 9. Henrik Stenson.
• Short shots: Last week’s winner at the WGC-Accenture Match Play, Jason Day, is not in the field. . . . Justin Rose withdrew to rest his injured shoulder. . . . Michael Thompson is the defending champion. . . . Adam Scott is making his first appearance since the Sony Open in early January. . . . The Champion course was the site of the 1983 Ryder Cup and 1987 PGA Championship.
– The Associated Press contributed
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Complete tee times and pairings for the second round of the 2014 Honda Classic at PGA National’s Champion course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (all times EST):
NO. 1 TEE
6:45 a.m.: Spencer Levin, Nicholas Thompson, Jason Kokrak
6:55 a.m.: Stephen Ames, Josh Teater, Jamie Donaldson
7:05 a.m.: Steven Bowditch, Gonzalo Fdez-Castano, Stephen Gallacher
7:15 a.m.: Boo Weekley, Scott Brown, Louis Oosthuizen
7:25 a.m.: Brian Gay, Nick Watney, Charles Howell III
7:35 a.m.: Ken Duke, Stewart Cink, Mike Weir
7:45 a.m.: Russell Henley, George McNeill, Jhonattan Vegas
7:55 a.m.: Trevor Immelman, Mark Calcavecchia, Justin Hicks
8:05 a.m.: Sean O’Hair, Matt Jones, Cameron Tringale
8:15 a.m.: Ricky Barnes, David Hearn, Matteo Manassero
8:25 a.m.: Jim Renner, Chesson Hadley, Jason Allred
8:35 a.m.: Billy Hurley III, Brooks Koepka, Derek Fathauer
11:45 a.m.: Ben Crane, Jeff Maggert, Morgan Hoffmann
11:55 a.m.: Andres Romero, David Lynn, Ryo Ishikawa
12:05 p.m.: Jason Bohn, Camilo Villegas, Jerry Kelly
12:15 p.m.: Charlie Beljan, Johnson Wagner, Harrison Frazar
12:25 p.m.: Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald
12:35 p.m.: Zach Johnson, Tiger Woods, Keegan Bradley
12:45 p.m.: J.J. Henry, Kyle Stanley, Stuart Appleby
12:55 p.m.: John Merrick, Tommy Gainey, Kenny Perry
1:05 p.m.: Jose Coceres, William McGirt, Scott Langley
1:15 p.m.: Brian Harman, Brendon Todd, Roberto Castro
1:25 p.m.: Brendan Steele, Tim Herron, James Hahn
1:35 p.m.: Tim Wilkinson, Troy Merritt, Alan Morin
NO. 10 TEE
6:45 a.m.: Robert Garrigus, David Lingmerth, Chad Collins
6:55 a.m.: Charlie Wi, Erik Compton, D.H. Lee
7:05 a.m.: Dudley Hart, Daniel Summerhays, Chris Stroud
7:15 a.m.: D.A. Points, Retief Goosen, Angel Cabrera
7:25 a.m.: Adam Scott, Billy Horschel, Rory McIlroy
7:35 a.m.: Phil Mickelson, Graeme McDowell, Rickie Fowler
7:45 a.m.: Mark Wilson, Y.E. Yang, Davis Love III
7:55 a.m.: Michael Thompson, Lee Westwood, Robert Allenby
8:05 a.m.: Ryan Palmer, Paul Casey, John Senden
8:15 a.m.: Matt Every, Brian Stuard, Russell Knox
8:25 a.m.: Jesper Parnevik, Peter Hanson, John Peterson
8:35 a.m.: Jamie Lovemark, Jason Millard, Mark Silvers
11:45 a.m.: John Rollins, Bo Van Pelt, Thomas Bjorn
11:55 a.m.: Briny Baird, Brendon de Jonge, Hideki Matsuyama
12:05 p.m.: Brian Davis, Martin Flores, Thorbjorn Olesen
12:15 p.m.: Patrick Reed, Chris Kirk, Vijay Singh
12:25 p.m.: Martin Kaymer, Charl Schwartzel, Tim Clark
12:35 p.m.: Derek Ernst, Carl Pettersson, Geoff Ogilvy
12:45 p.m.: Woody Austin, Ted Potter, Jr., Rory Sabbatini
12:55 p.m.: Ben Curtis, Darren Clarke, Lucas Glover
1:05 p.m.: Freddie Jacobson, Will MacKenzie, Greg Chalmers
1:15 p.m.: Padraig Harrington, J.B. Holmes, Luke Guthrie
1:25 p.m.: Jeff Overton, James Driscoll, Seung-Yul Noh
1:35 p.m.: Brice Garnett, Hudson Swafford, Peter Uihlein