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PGA Championship 2012 Tee Times And Groupings: Jim Furyk A Part Of Tournament's Top Groups

Jim Furyk, a West Chester, PA native, will try to rebound from his heartbreaking loss at the Firestone CC with a good finish at golf's final major of the year -- the PGA Championship.

Aug. 5, 2012; Akron, OH, USA; Jim Furyk tips his cap to the crowd after making a birdie on the 16th green during the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club-South Course.  Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE
Aug. 5, 2012; Akron, OH, USA; Jim Furyk tips his cap to the crowd after making a birdie on the 16th green during the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club-South Course. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE

Over the weekend, golf's final major of the year -- the PGA Championship -- released its tee times and pairings for rounds one and two. U.S. Open runner-up Jim Furyk, a West Chester, Pa., native, will play his first two rounds with USA's Dustin Johnson and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy. The threesome will tee off at 8:10 p.m. ET on Thursday and 1:20 p.m. on Friday.

Other local players featured in the field are: West Chester, Pa. resident Sean O'Hair, who's playing with Brian Cairns and Seung-Yul Noh, and teeing off at 9:10 a.m. on Thurs. and 2:20 p.m. on Fri.; and Penn State alum Daniel Balin will begins his rounds at 12:40 p.m. on Thurs. and 7:30 a.m. on Fri.

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods will begin his first round at 8:30 a.m., while his second will starts at1:40 p.m. Phil Mickelson will be playing in the opposite time slots -- 1:40 p.m. on Thurs. and 8:30 a.m. on Friday.

For a complete list of Thursday's tee times and groupings, click here.

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