U.S. Open tee times, groupings are out; Tiger, DJ, JT paired up

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Shinnecock Hills Golf Club will host the US Open next week. (Getty)
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club will host the US Open next week. (Getty)

The 118th U.S. Open tees off next week, and the world’s finest golfers will try to take down the world’s toughest major. The USGA has released groupings and tee times for the tournament, to be held at Shinnecock Hills. Feast your eyes and make your plans; here are some of the notables who are scheduled to be in attendance.

Thursday (June 14), hole #1 / Friday (June 15), hole #10

7:29 a.m. / 1:14 p.m. – Louis Oosthuizen, South Africa; Jimmy Walker, Boerne, Texas; Justin Rose, England

7:40 a.m. / 1:25 p.m. – Bubba Watson, Bagdad, Fla.; Jason Day, Australia; Brooks Koepka, West Palm Beach, Fla.

8:13 a.m. / 1:58 p.m. – Bryson DeChambeau, Clovis, Calif.; Matthew Fitzpatrick, England; Matt Kuchar, Sea Island, Ga.

Thursday (June 14), hole #10 / Friday (June 15), hole #1

7:51 a.m. / 1:36 p.m. – Zach Johnson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Charl Schwartzel, South Africa; Patrick Reed, Houston, Texas

8:02 a.m. / 1:47 p.m. – Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland; Jordan Spieth, Dallas, Texas; Phil Mickelson, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

8:13 a.m. / 1:58 p.m. – Hideki Matsuyama, Japan; Marc Leishman, Australia; Rickie Fowler, Murrieta, Calif.

Thursday (June 14), hole #1 / Friday (June 15), hole #10

1:14 p.m. – 7:29 a.m. – Sergio Garcia, Spain; Jon Rahm, Spain; Rafa Cabrera Bello, Spain

1:25 p.m. / 7:40 a.m. – Tommy Fleetwood, England; Francesco Molinari, Italy; Alexander Noren, Sweden

1:47 p.m. / 8:02 a.m. – Justin Thomas, Goshen, Ky.; Dustin Johnson, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Tiger Woods, Hobe Sound, Fla.

Thursday (June 14), hole #10 / Friday (June 15), hole #1

1:25 p.m. / 7:40 a.m. – Lucas Glover, Tequesta, Fla.; Webb Simpson, Charlotte, N.C.; Graeme McDowell, Northern Ireland

1:36 p.m. / 7:51 a.m. – Ernie Els, South Africa; Steve Stricker, Madison, Wis.; Jim Furyk, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

1:47 p.m. / 8:02 a.m. – Henrik Stenson, Sweden; Adam Scott, Australia; Martin Kaymer, Germany

Shinnecock will play to a par 70, with an initial setup of 7,440 yards. The cut will be the low 60 scores and ties after the second round; if the tournament is tied at the end of four rounds, the remaining players will head to a two-hole playoff.
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