There are three other sets of past PGA champions making up threesomes during the first two days.
U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love will play alongside Phil Mickelson and Padraig Harrington; while Shaun Micheel, David Toms and John Daly will make up another group; and there is Vijay Singh, Y.E. Yang and Rich Beem.
European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal is in the field and is the only participant who also played in the 1991 Ryder Cup won by the U.S. at Kiawah.
Play begins at 7:20 a.m. Thursday and each of the top 108 players in this week's Official World Golf Ranking at this point are set to play.