The Masters 2012: Pairings, Tee Times For Thursday's First Round

One of the most anticipated days in all of sport is finally upon us as the 2012 Masters gets under way Thursday morning at Augusta National.

Tiger Woods is fresh off his victory at Bay Hill, while defending U.S. Open Champion Rory McIlroy is hunger for redemption after his 2011 collapse here. Three time champion Phil Mickelson also performs well here, while newcomers have been coming out of the woodwork lately, like Charl Schwartzl last year.

Now 2012 is here for a new chapter to be written, and it all starts with the honorary tee-time at 7:40 a.m. ET of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player; a great way to start the tournament off to say the least.

Masters.com will have a few featured groups they will stream live, which are as follows:

Featured Group No. 1 Lineup:

8:45 a.m.: Adam Scott, Bo Van Pelt, Martin Kaymer

12:47 p.m.*: Mike Weir, Brandt Snedeker, Webb Simpson

1:42 p.m.*: Angel Cabrera, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson

Featured Group No. 2 Lineup:

8:56 a.m.: Steve Stricker, Padraig Harrington, Stewart Cink

12:58 p.m.*: Vijay Singh, Lee Westwood, Jim Furyk

1:53 p.m.*: Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan, Peter Hanson

*-Scheduled to follow the previous group's completion of play.

Tiger Woods will be paired with Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez and South Korea's Sang-Moon Bae. They will be teeing off at 10:35 a.m. ET. Nick Watney, Luke Donald, and Francesco Molinari tee off behind then at 10:46 a.m. ET.

Complete tee times are below, all times Eastern.

Tee Number 1
7:50 AM RSATim Clark USACraig Stadler USABrendan Steele
8:01 AM USARobert Garrigus USARandal Lewis (a) ESPJose Maria Olazabal
8:12 AM DENAnders Hansen SCOPaul Lawrie USALarry Mize
8:23 AM ENGRoss Fisher USAHarrison Frazar USARyan Palmer
8:34 AM USABen Crenshaw SWERobert Karlsson AUSBryden MacPherson
8:45 AM GERMartin Kaymer AUSAdam Scott USABo Van Pelt
8:56 AM USAStewart Cink IRLPadraig Harrington USASteve Stricker
9:07 AM AUSAaron Baddeley USALucas Glover KORKyung-tae Kim
9:18 AM AUSJason Day USABill Haas USAKyle Stanley
9:29 AM USARickie Fowler RSATrevor Immelman ENGJustin Rose
9:40 AM JPNHideki Matsuyama (a) USAJohnson Wagner USATom Watson
10:02 AM USAMatt Kuchar AUSGeoff Ogilvy KORY.E. Yang
10:13 AM ESPAlvaro Quiros SWEHenrik Stenson USAGary Woodland
10:24 AM USAKeegan Bradley USAKelly Kraft (a) RSACharl Schwartzel
10:35 AM KORSang-Moon Bae ESPMiguel A. Jimenez USATiger Woods
10:46 AM ENGLuke Donald ITAFrancesco Molinari USANick Watney
10:57 AM ESPGonzalo Fernandez-Castano USASean O'Hair USAScott Verplank
11:08 AM SCOMartin Laird USAMark O'Meara USAChez Reavie
11:19 AM ENGSimon Dyson SCOSandy Lyle USACorbin Mills (a)
11:30 AM USAKevin Chappell ITAEdoardo Molinari WALIan Woosnam
11:41 AM NIRGraeme McDowell RSALouis Oosthuizen USAMark Wilson
11:52 AM USAPatrick Cantlay (a) USAZach Johnson ENGIan Poulter
12:14 PM USABen Crane SWEFredrik Jacobson USAKevin Na
12:25 PM USAJonathan Byrd ENGPaul Casey AUSJohn Senden
12:36 PM USAJason Dufner USACharles Howell III GERBernhard Langer
12:47 PM USAWebb Simpson USABrandt Snedeker CANMike Weir
12:58 PM USAJim Furyk FJIVijay Singh ENGLee Westwood
1:09 PM DENThomas Bjorn RSARory Sabbatini USAScott Stallings
1:20 PM NIRDarren Clarke USAFred Couples JPNRyo Ishikawa
1:31 PM KORK.J. Choi ESPSergio Garcia USADavid Toms
1:42 PM ARGAngel Cabrera NIRRory McIlroy USABubba Watson
1:53 PM SWEPeter Hanson USAHunter Mahan USAPhil Mickelson

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