Aug. 5, 2012; Akron, OH, USA; Keegan Bradley gives an interview as the winner of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club-South Course. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE
Keegan Bradley, the Woodstock, VT native, will begin his bid at a repeat at the PGA Championship by playing the the first two rounds at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, SC with Tigers Woods and Martin Kaymer.
The tee times for the 2012 PGA Champion, golf's final major of the season, was released this past weekend, and defending champion Keegan Bradley will be paired with four-time champion Tiger Woods and 2010 winner Martin Kaymer for the first two rounds at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina.
Bradley, a Woodstock, Vt., native, and the rest of the group will tee off at 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday and 1:40 p.m. on Friday.
Another local golfer in the field is Worcester, Mass., native Scott Stallings, who will be playing with Jeev Milkha Singh and Johnson Wagner, and tee off at 8:10 a.m. on Thursday and 1:20 p.m. on Friday.
Meanwhile, fan favorites such as Phil Mickelson, who's playing with Northern Ireland's Padraig Harrington and Davis Love III, is teeing off at 1:40 p.m on Thursday and 8:30 a.m. on Friday.
This year's major winners -- Bubba Watson (Masters), Webb Simpson (U.S. Open) and Ernie Els (British Open) -- will begin their rounds at 1:20 p.m. on Thursday and 8:10 a.m. on Friday.
For a complete list of Thursday's tee times and groupings, click here.
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