Pettersen grouped with Ko, Thompson at Evian

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Suzann Pettersen and Lydia Ko will play with Lexi Thompson in the first two rounds of this week's Evian Championship. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Defending champion Suzann Pettersen will be paired with teen wunderkinds Lydia Ko and Lexi Thompson in the first two rounds of this week’s Evian Championship, the LPGA’s fifth and final major championship of the year.

Ko finished second to Pettersen in France last year with Thompson finishing third.

The trio is scheduled to go off the 10th tee Thursday at 2:41 a.m. ET and off the first tee on Friday at 7:21 a.m. ET.

Thursday’s and Friday’s rounds will be televised from 7:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.

In other marquee pairings (Eastern times):

Rolex world No. 1 Stacy Lewis, Yani Tseng and Azahara Munoz (Thursday, 2:41 a.m.; Friday, 7:21 a.m.).

Michelle Wie, Catriona Matthew and Lizette Salas (Thursday, 7:21 a.m.; Friday, 2:41 a.m.).

Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng and Paula Creamer (Thursday, 7:21 a.m.; Friday, 2:41 a.m.).