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U.S. Open 2012 Tee Times And Pairings For Thursday: Woods And Mickelson Headline First Round

The 2012 U.S. Open begins Thursday with first-round action from the Olympic Club in San Francisco. While a number of players are expected to contend for the 2012 title, all eyes on Thursday will be on the group of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson.

In addition to the Woods, Mickelson and Watson pairing, a few other first-round groups are notable. Rory McIlroy will play with Luke Donald and Lee Westwood while Rickie Fowler will be paired with Ryo Ishikawa and Dustin Johnson.

Andy Zhang, the youngest player in U.S. Open history at 14 years old, will play with Hiroyuku Fujita and Mark Wilson in the first round.

First-round television coverage will begin at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN. Coverage will shift to NBC at 3 p.m. ET before moving back to ESPN at 5 p.m. ET.

Tee No. 1
10:15 a.m.: Beau Hossler (a), Scott Langley, Steve LeBrun
10:26 a.m.: Jason Bohn, Raphael Jacquelin, J.B. Park (a)
10:37 a.m.: Colt Knost, Steve Marino, Michael Thompson
10:48 a.m.: Gregory Bourdy, George Coetzee, Brendan Jones
10:59 a.m.: Jonathan Byrd, Patrick Cantlay (a), Kyle Stanley
11:10 a.m.: Retief Goosen, Zach Johnson, Vijay Singh
11:21 a.m.: Hiroyuki Fujita, Mark Wilson, Andy Zhang (a)
11:32 a.m.: Keegan Bradley, Adam Scott, Webb Simpson
11:43 a.m.: Tim Clark, Rod Pampling, Toru Taniguchi
11:54 a.m.: Peter Hanson, Francesco Molinari, Bo Van Pelt
12:05 p.m.: Dong-Hwan Lee (a), D.A. Points, Kevin Streelman
12:16 p.m.: Paul Claxton, Edward Loar, Alistair Presnell
12:27 p.m.: Cole Howard, Mark McCormick, Nick Sherwood (a)
3:45 p.m.: Casey Martin, Dennis Miller, Cameron Wilson (a)
3:56 p.m.: Jim Herman, Bill Lunde, David Mathis
4:07 p.m.: Nicholas Colsaerts, Simon Dyson, Charlie Wi
4:18 p.m.: Alvaro Quiros, John Senden, Gary Woodland
4:29 p.m.: Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood
4:40 p.m.: Jim Furyk, Sergio Garcia, Graeme McDowell
4:51 p.m.: Stewart Cink, Lucas Glover, Trevor Immelman
5:02 p.m.: Angel Cabrera, Ernie Els, Geoff Ogilvy
5:13 p.m.: Ben Crane, Anders Hansen, Martin Laird
5:24 p.m.: Aaron Baddeley, Miguel A. Jimenez, Matteo Manassero
5:35 p.m.: Brian Harman, Mikko Ilonen, Spencer Levin
5:46 p.m.: Brice Garnett, Justin Hicks, Jesse Mueller
5:57 p.m.: Brian Gaffney, Brian Rowell, Alberto Sanchez (a)

Tee No. 9
10:00 a.m.: Shane Bertsch, Tommy Biershenk, Martin Flores
10:11 a.m.: Matthew Baldwin, Matt Bettencourt, Scott Piercy
10:22 a.m.: Thomas Bjorn, Branden Grace, Kevin Na
10:33 a.m.: Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods
10:44 a.m.: Stephen Ames, Tim Herron, Joe Ogilvie
10:55 a.m.: Padraig Harrington, Davis Love III, David Toms
11:06 a.m.: Charles Howell III, Carl Pettersson, Charl Schwartzel
11:17 a.m.: Bob Estes, Robert Karlsson, Robert Rock
11:28 a.m.: K.J. Choi, Kyung-Tae Kim, Y.E. Yang
11:39 a.m.: Robert Garrigus, Fredrik Jacobson, Alexander Noren
11:50 a.m.: Sang-Moon Bae, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
12:01 p.m.: Michael Allen, Anthony Summers, Marc Warren
12:12 p.m.: Hunter Hamrick (a), Scott Smith, Tim Weinhart
3:30 p.m.: Morgan Hoffmann, John Peterson, Aaron Watkins
3:41 p.m.: Jeff Curl, Nicholas Thompson, Casey Wittenberg
3:52 p.m.: Soren Kjeldsen, Peter Lawrie, Chez Reavie
4:03 p.m.: Olin Browne, Michael Campbell, Joe Durant
4:14 p.m.: Bill Haas, Jordan Spieth (a), Nick Watney
4:25 p.m.: Martin Kaymer, Hunter Mahan, Justin Rose
4:36 p.m.: Matt Kuchar, Ian Poulter, Steve Stricker
4:47 p.m.: Jason Day, Jason Dufner, Louis Oosthuizen
4:58 p.m.: Rickie Fowler, Ryo Ishikawa, Dustin Johnson
5:09 p.m.: Hunter Haas, Lee Slattery, Tadahiro Takayama
5:20 p.m.: Blake Adams, Alex Cejka, Kevin Chappell
5:31 p.m.: Roberto Castro, James Hahn, Darron Stiles
5:42 p.m.: Brooks Koepka (a), Samuel Osborne, Kyle Thompson

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