Woods paired with Donald

Masters favourite Tiger Woods has been paired with England’s Luke Donald and fellow American Scott Piercy for the opening two rounds of the tournament

Woods will get his charge underway in the 15th group of the day, teeing off at 10.45am local time.

World number two Rory McIlroy has been paired with PGA Champion Keegan Bradley and Swede Freddie Jacobson in the penultimate group of the day.

Heading off in front of McIlroy is three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson, Ryder Cup star Martin Kaymer and last year’s runner-up, Louis Oosthuizen.

Defending champion Bubba Watson begins his title defence in the company of Ian Poulter and US Amateur champion Steven Fox.