Nov 28th, 2017

Tiger Woods to tee it up with Justin Thomas

At the Heroes Challenge in the Bahamas

Tiger Woods to tee it up with Justin ThomasAs tournament host, Tiger Woods has been able to make his own choice of playing partner, and he has given World Number 3 Justin Thomas the box seat.

The pair will tee off at 12:05PM ET (17.05 GMT) in Round 1 Thursday at Albany.

Tiger told Golf Channel on Sunday that he feels better than he could ever have imagined.

“I am a little surprised,” Woods said. “The fact that I don’t have any pain in my lower back compared to what I was living with for years, it’s just remarkable.”

Here are the full pairings:

11:10AM ET: Hideki Matsuyama, Francesco Molinari

11:21AM ET: Charley Hoffman, Kevin Chappell

11:32AM ET: Patrick Reed, Daniel Berger

11:43AM ET: Justin Rose, Tommy Fleetwood

11:54AM ET: Henrik Stenson, Alex Noren

12:05PM ET: Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods

12:16PM ET: Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka

12:27PM ET: Kevin Kisner, Rickie Fowler

12:38PM ET: Matt Kuchar, Jordan Spieth

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