Rory McIlroy paired with Keegan Bradley, Fredrik Jacobson

Rory McIlroy waits for his turn to putt on the first green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament on April 6, 2013
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Rory McIlroy will play with Keegan Bradley and Fredrik Jacobson in the opening two rounds of The Masters.

Rory McIlroy has been paired with Keegan Bradley and Fredkrik Jacobson for the first two rounds of The Masters.

Two-time major winner McIlroy will tee off with Bradley, who won the USPGA Championship in 2011, and Jacobson at 6.41pm BST on Thursday.

Defending champion Bubba Watson will begin his bid for back-to-back titles by playing with Ian Poulter and amateur Steven Fox.

Lee Westwood, who is yet to win a major tournament, will play the opening two rounds with 2003 winner Mike Weir and Jim Furyk.

Elsewhere, world number three Justin Rose will enjoy Thursday and Friday in the company of Brandt Snedeker and Japan's Ryo Ishikawa.

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