The Race for the Green Jacket is on!

The 2019 Masters Tournament gets underway today, and there are some tasty pairings for fans to get stuck into over the opening two rounds. 

2017 Masters champion Sergio Garcia tees it up with Tony Finau and Henrik Stenson at 2.58pm (BST); Tiger Woods, Jo Rahm and China’s Hooting Li get going at 4.04pm, immediately followed by Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler at 4.15pm.

Open champion Francesco Molinari tees up his bid to add another major to his CV at 6.15pm, in the company of fellow European Tour players Rafael Cabrera Bello and Tyrrell Hatton.

With live coverage starting on Sky at 7pm, the final three pairings are packed with star quality, with Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau and Jason Day going out at 6.38pm, followed by Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose and Justin Thomas, and finally Jordan Spieth, Paul Casey and Brooks Koepka.

Thursday tee times (BST)

13:15: Honorary starters – Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus

13:30 Andrew Landry, Adam Long, Corey Conners (Can)

13:41 Ian Woosnam (Wal), Keith Mitchell, Kevin Tway

13:52 Mike Weir (Can), Shane Lowry (Ire), Kevin O’Connell*

14:03 Angel Cabrera (Arg) Aaron Wise, Justin Harding (SA)

14:14 Danny Willett (Eng), Brandt Snedeker, Takumi Kanaya (Jpn)*

14:25 Fred Couples, Si Woo Kim (Kor), J. B. Holmes

14:36 Branden Grace (SA), Emiliano Grillo (Arg), Lucas Bjerregaard (Den)

14:47 Charl Schwartzel (SA), Charles Howell III, Eddie Pepperell (Eng)

14:58 Sergio Garcia (Spn), Tony Finau, Henrik Stenson (Swe)

15:09 Adam Scott (Aus), Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn), Kyle Stanley

15:31 Patrick Reed, Webb Simpson, Viktor Hovland (Nor)*

15:42 Charley Hoffman, Louis Oosthuizen (SA), Marc Leishman (Aus)

15:53 Tommy Fleetwood (Eng), Xander Schauffele, Gary Woodland

16:04 Tiger Woods, Haotong Li (Chn), Jon Rahm (Spn)

16:15 Rory McIlroy (NI), Rickie Fowler, Cameron Smith (Aus)

16:26 Sandy Lyle (Sco), Michael Kim, Patton Kizzire

16:37 Trevor Immelman (SA), Martin Kaymer (Ger), Devon Bling*

16:48 Larry Mize, Jimmy Walker, Stewart Cink

16:59 Jose Maria Olazabal (Spn), Kevin Na, Thorbjorn Olesen (Den)

17:10 Bernhard Langer (Ger), Matt Wallace (Eng), Alvaro Ortiz (Mex)*

17:32 Alex Noren (Swe), Keegan Bradley, Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng)

17:43 Vijay Singh (Fij), Billy Horschel, Jovan Rebula (SA)*

17:54 Kevin Kisner, Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Tha), Shugo Imahira (Jpn)

18:05 Zach Johnson, Ian Poulter (Eng), Matt Kuchar

18:16 Francesco Molinari (Ita), Rafael Cabrera Bello (Spn), Tyrrell Hatton (Eng)

18:27 Bubba Watson, Patrick Cantlay, Satoshi Kodaira (Jpn)

18:38 Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Jason Day (Aus)

18:49: Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose (Eng), Justin Thomas

19:00: Jordan Spieth, Paul Casey (Eng), Brooks Koepka

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