Players Championship: Tee times, 2nd round

Phil Mickelson will share a tee time with one of the notable groups for Thursday and Friday's first and second round the PGA Tour's Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

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Among the headline groups for Friday's second round of The Players Championship this week: Phil Mickelson with Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson in the afternoon. But that's just one of several notable groups in a star-studded field that often draws the nickname of "the fifth major."

Masters champion Bubba Watson will play alongside Matt Kuchar and Jimmy Walker early Friday, as will Adam Scott with Rickie Fowler and Steve Stricker.

Here are more facts and figures about this week's Players Championship:

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday-Sunday, TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

AT STAKE: $1.8 million first prize in $10 million purse.

SHORT SHOTS: The tournament will use a three-hole playoff if needed, rather than sudden death as in the past. . . . Watson will make his first start since claiming the green jacket for the second time at Augusta National. . . . This year marks the 20th anniversary of Greg Norman's tournament record, 24 under. . . . Defending champion Tiger Woods will miss the tournament while rehabbing from back surgery earlier this spring.

See our experts' picks for the week right here.

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Complete tee times and groupings for the first and second round of The Players Championship on Thursday and Friday at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.:

7:15 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Charlie Wi, Nicholas Thompson, Roberto Castro

7:15 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Will MacKenzie, Greg Chalmers, Thongchai Jaidee

7:26 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Brian Harman, Richard H. Lee, Hideki Matsuyama

7:26 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Jeff Overton, Daniel Summerhays, Jamie Donaldson

7:36 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Jason Bohn, Pat Perez, Brian Davis

7:36 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Charley Hoffman, Luke Guthrie, Justin Hicks

7:47 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Charlie Beljan, Kyle Stanley, Justin Leonard

7:47 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Ted Potter, Jr., Martin Kaymer, Darren Clarke

7:57 a.m. (No. 10 tee): J.J. Henry, John Huh, Angel Cabrera

7:57 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Lucas Glover, Tim Clark, Kenny Perry

8:08 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Webb Simpson, Jonas Blixt, Keegan Bradley

8:08 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Steven Bowditch, John Senden, Bill Haas

8:18 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Henrik Stenson, Brandt Snedeker, Jim Furyk

8:18 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Seung-Yul Noh, Kevin Stadler, Louis Oosthuizen

8:29 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler, Steve Stricker

8:29 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Matt Every, Chesson Hadley, Nick Watney

8:39 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Matt Kuchar, Bubba Watson, Jimmy Walker

8:39 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Ian Poulter, Hunter Mahan, Charles Howell III

8:50 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Sang-Moon Bae, George McNeill, Mark Wilson

8:50 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Martin Laird, D.A. Points, John Merrick

9:00 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Freddie Jacobson, Kevin Chappell, Michael Putnam

9:00 a.m. (No. 1 tee): John Rollins, Scott Langley, Francesco Molinari

9:11 a.m. (No. 10 tee): Briny Baird, David Hearn, Erik Compton

9:11 a.m. (No. 1 tee): Russell Knox, Shawn Stefani, Joost Luiten

12:25 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Lee Westwood, Martin Flores, Brendon de Jonge

12:25 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Bryce Molder, Jerry Kelly, James Hahn

12:36 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Andres Romero, Jeff Maggert, Brian Stuard

12:36 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Aaron Baddeley, Ryan Palmer, Gonzalo Fdez-Castano

12:46 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Chris Stroud, James Driscoll, Thomas Bjorn

12:46 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Cameron Tringale, D.H. Lee, William McGirt

12:57 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Michael Thompson, Brian Gay, Stuart Appleby

12:57 p.m. (No. 1 tee): J.B. Holmes, Ken Duke, Rory Sabbatini

1:07 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Marc Leishman, K.J. Choi, Geoff Ogilvy

1:07 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Derek Ernst, Carl Pettersson, Jonathan Byrd

1:18 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Matt Jones, Russell Henley, Kevin Streelman

1:18 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Patrick Reed, Jason Dufner, Luke Donald

1:28 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Ryan Moore, Gary Woodland, Billy Horschel

1:28 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Zach Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Graeme McDowell

1:39 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Scott Stallings, Kevin Na, Charl Schwartzel

1:39 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Harris English, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy

1:49 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Chris Kirk, Scott Brown, Ernie Els

1:49 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia

2:00 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Johnson Wagner, Stewart Cink, Retief Goosen

2:00 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Woody Austin, Boo Weekley, Y.E. Yang

2:10 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Ben Crane, Bo Van Pelt, David Lingmerth

2:10 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Brendan Steele, Camilo Villegas, Jason Kokrak

2:21 p.m. (No. 10 tee): Graham DeLaet, Morgan Hoffmann, Stephen Gallacher

2:21 p.m. (No. 1 tee): Robert Garrigus, Josh Teater, John Peterson

– Associated Press contributed

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