Woods to play with Bradley, Love in PGA

This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo, Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Just 18 days after Phil Mickelson's name was engraved on the silver claret jug at Muirfield as the British Open champion, the first tee shot will be launched at Oak Hill for the PGA Championship. And thus will end another major championship season. The PGA Championship has been called "Glory's Last Shot," and it takes on even greater importance to Woods and Rory McIlroy, two of the game's biggest stars. Which one is more desperate to win at Oak Hill? (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Tiger Woods was grouped with Keegan Bradley and Davis Love III for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship next week at Oak Hill.

The PGA of America said Friday that Woods, Bradley and Love are scheduled to tee off on No. 10 at 8:35 a.m. Thursday and start play Friday on No. 1 at 1:45 p.m.

Woods, the PGA winner in 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007, won the last of his 14 major titles at the 2008 U.S. Open. He has four victories this year to push his career total to 78, four short of Sam Snead’s PGA Tour record.

Bradley won the 2011 PGA at Atlanta Athletic Club in his first major start. Love won the 1997 tournament at Winged Foot for his lone major title.

In the traditional major champions group, British Open winner Phil Mickelson will play alongside Masters champion Adam Scott and U.S. Open winner Justin Rose. They will open on No. 1 at 1:45 p.m. Thursday, and tee off on No. 10 on Friday at 8:35 a.m.

Defending champion Rory McIlroy will play alongside with Martin Kaymer and Vijay Singh, while Ryder Cup captains Tom Watson and Europe’s Paul McGinley are together in a group with Darren Clarke.

Matt Kuchar is grouped with Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia; Brandt Snedeker is set to play with Jason Day and Nicolas Colsaerts; Bubba Watson will play alongside Lee Westwood and Tim Clark; Hunter Mahan is grouped with Paul Casey and Billy Horschel; and Dustin Johnson will play with Henrik Stenson and Charl Schwartzel.

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