Mickelson group tees off at 8:45 a.m. ET Thursday

Mickelson will play with fellow Americans and former winners
Davis Love III and Rich Beem for the first two rounds of next
week's PGA Championship in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Mickelson is scheduled to tee off with 1997 champion Love
and 2002 winner Beem from the 10th hole at 8:45 a.m. ET in Thursday's opening round.

Mickelson, who clinched the 2005 PGA
Championship at Baltusrol, will be the highest-ranked player in
the field in the absence of injured title-holder Tiger Woods.

British Open champion Padraig Harrington of Ireland has been
paired with Masters winner Trevor Immelman of South Africa and
Argentina's Angel Cabrera for the first two rounds at Oakland
Hills Country Club. They will play from the first tee Thursday at 1:15 p.m. ET.

In other high-profile groupings, Australian Adam Scott, No. 4 in the world, is paired with fifth-ranked South African Ernie Els and American Fred Couples (1:55 p.m. ET on No. 1) while Australian Geoff
Ogilvy will play with Britain's Lee Westwood and American Zach
Johnson (8:35 a.m. ET on No. 10).

The PGA Championship, the last of the year's four majors,
takes place from Aug. 7-10.