The 2012 edition of the Waste Management Phoenix Open is about to get underway. The event is typically the rowdiest and best-attended tournament of the year and the players are sure to be giving the crowds plenty of reasons to cheer. Mark Wilson won last year's event and returns to defend his crown. Eight other former winners will also be in competition, including Phil Mickelson and Vijay Singh.
Play begins on Thursday at 10:30 AM ET and coverage will be provided on The Golf Channel beginning at 4 p.m. ET.
Here are some of the notable tee times and pairings for Thursday (all times Eastern):
10:48 a.m.: Kyle Stanley, Bud Cauley, Fred Couples (TPC Scottsdale Tee #10)
11:06 a.m.: Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler (TPC Scottsdale Tee #10)
11:06 a.m.: Martin Laird, Y.E. Yang, Charles Howell III (TPC Scottsdale Tee #1)
11:15 a.m.: Vijay Singh, Matt Kuchar, Chris Kirk (TPC Scottsdale Tee #1)
11:15 a.m.: Webb Simpson, Nick Watney, Keegan Bradley (TPC Scottsdale Tee #10)
3:07 p.m.: Kenny Perry, Ben Crane, Davis Love III (TPC Scottsdale Tee #1)
3:16 p.m.: Mark Wilson, Brandt Snedeker, Johnson Wagner (TPC Scottsdale Tee #1)
3:16 p.m.: Bill Haas, Aaron Baddeley, Jerry Kelly (TPC Scottsdale Tee #10)