Golf's two biggest stars will grace the Riviera fairways for the opening two rounds at this week's Genesis Open alongside world number four Justin Thomas

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Tiger Woods And Rory McIlroy Paired At Genesis Open

Groupings are out for this week’s Genesis Open and there’s a HUGE group for the first two days.

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Tiger Woods plays with four-time major winner Rory McIlroy and world number four Justin Thomas.

The major winners tee off at at 3.22pm UK time off the first tee and then slightly later at 8.02pm off the 10th tee for their second round.

Woods makes his second start of 2018 and first appearance in this event since 2006.

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He finished in a tie for 23rd at last month’s Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.

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He’s never won this tournament in 11 attempts, and it was also the scene of his PGA Tour debut back in 1992 at the age of 16.

Watch Tiger’s swing from his Tuesday practice round:

Dustin Johnson defends the title he won last year to reach the world number one spot.

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McIlroy and Woods were last paired together at the 2015 Masters. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

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