Tiger to play alongside Li, Rahm at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Tiger Woods will begin his 22nd Masters on Thursday at 11:04 a.m. ET and will play alongside China's Haotong Li and Spain's Jon Rahm for the first two rounds at Augusta National.

Their second-round tee time on Friday is at 1:49 p.m.

Defending champion Patrick Reed is grouped with 2012 U.S. Open winner Webb Simpson and reigning U.S. Amateur champion Viktor Hovland. They begin play at 10:31 a.m.

Other notable groups are Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Cameron Smith at 11:15 a.m.; Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau and Jason Day at 1:38 p.m.; three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose and Justin Thomas at 1:49 p.m. and Jordan Spieth, Paul Casey and Brooks Koepka at 2 p.m.

Honorary starters Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player will kick off the Masters at 8:15 a.m.

The first tee time is at 8:30 a.m. with Andrew Landry, Adam Long and Corey Conners, who won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday to become the last player in the 87-man field.

There will be a 36-hole cut to the low 50 and ties and any player within 10 strokes of the lead.