Tee times, pairings: World Challenge, Round 1
For the first time in three years, tournament host Tiger Woods will be playing with a different partner when the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge begins Thursday at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Woods has drawn Presidents Cup partner Matt Kuchar in the 10:25 a.m. PT tee time. Remember when the duo teamed up for some Fresh Prince high fives and Kuchar called Woods the Carlton to his Will Smith?
Other partners at Muirfield Village include Steve Stricker with Jordan Spieth at 10:14 a.m., another Presidents Cup duo, and Hunter Mahan with Bill Haas at 10:03 a.m.
The first two pairings are sets of countrymen. World No. 6 and Northern Ireland natives Rory McIlory and Graeme McDowell will tee off at 9:30 a.m., followed by Englishmen Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood at 9:41 a.m.
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Tee times and pairings for the first round of the Northwestern Mutual World Challege at Sherwood CC in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (all times Pacific):
9:30 a.m.: Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell
9:41 a.m.: Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood
9:52 a.m.: Zach Johnson, Jason Day
10:03 a.m.: Hunter Mahan, Bill Haas
10:14 a.m.: Steve Stricker, Jordan Spieth
10:25 a.m.: Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar
10:36 a.m.: Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson
10:47 a.m.: Webb Simpson, Jim Furyk
10:58 a.m.: Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley