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DORAL, Fla. -- The World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship brings the stars to South Florida. This is the first time since the 2012 PGA Championship that the world’s top 50 players are all in the field. The world’s top 24 players are grouped based on the Official World Golf Ranking (Nos. 1-3, 4-6, etc., will play together). They’ll be facing a strong field on a new course, the renovated Blue Course at Trump National Doral.
Dustin Johnson-Matt Kuchar-Jordan Spieth -- 11:33 a.m. ET, 10th tee on Thursday; 12:39 p.m., 1st tee on Friday:Johnson, Kuchar and Spieth are Nos. 10-12 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Spieth is making his Cadillac debut; he finished second in last year’s Puerto Rico Open, which is held the same week as the Cadillac, to springboard his stellar rookie season. Johnson finished second in the 2011 Cadillac; his 12th-place finish last year was his second-best in this event. Kuchar has finished in the top 10 in three of four Cadillac starts, highlighted by a third-place finish in 2010. His 35th-place finish last year was his worst at this tournament.
Jason Day-Phil Mickelson-Rory McIlroy -- 11:44 a.m. ET, 10th tee on Thursday; 12:50 p.m., 1st tee on Friday: This grouping features Nos. 4-6 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Mickelson, the 2009 Cadillac champion, is playing alongside the most recent winner of a World Golf Championship, Day, and two-time major champion McIlroy, who is coming off a runner-up finish at The Honda Classic. Mickelson finished third at last year’s Cadillac, while McIlroy shot a final-round 65 to finish eighth. Day finished 33rd at last year’s Cadillac.
Justin Rose-Zach Johnson-Sergio Garcia -- 12:28 p.m. ET, 1st tee on Thursday; 11:33 a.m., 10th tee on Friday: Justin Rose, the 2012 Cadillac champion, is playing with Sergio Garcia, who tied for third at Doral last year, and Zach Johnson, who hasn’t had a top-10 at Doral since 2008. Johnson also is No. 7 in the FedExCup after winning the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Rose, Johnson and Garcia are Nos. 7-9 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Tiger Woods-Adam Scott-Henrik Stenson -- 12:39 p.m. ET, 1st tee on Thursday; 11:44 a.m., 10th tee on Friday: This is more than a grouping of the world’s top three players. The defending Cadillac champion, Woods, will play with the reigning Masters and FedExCup champions. Scott finished third at last year’s Cadillac after a final-round 64, while Stenson was not in the field, a clear of illustration of the drastic rise Stenson’s game made in the past year. He last played the Cadillac in 2010, finishing 37th.