Masters champion Woods will tee off next Thursday after the United States Golf Association announced times for the first 36 holes.

Victorian Marc Leishman will play with Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy and Spain's Jon Rahm, while Queenslander Jason Day is out with South Korean Si Woo Kim and Rickie Fowler.

Other Australian players teeing off at Pebble Beach will be Cameron Smith, Marcus Fraser, Matt Jones, Brett Drewitt, Aaron Baddeley and World No.17 Adam Scott – fresh from his second-place finish at the Memorial Tournament – who has been paired with Webb Simpson and Matt Kuchar.

A field of 156 players are registered for the season's third major of the year at the par-71 Pebble Beach course in California.