Woods draws Reed at Hero; DJ with Koepka

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Now, it’s Tiger Woods’ turn to try and impress Patrick Reed

Woods will make his highly anticipated return to competitive golf this week at the Hero World Challenge, where he will be paired with Reed for the first round at Albany Golf Course. The twosome will go off at noon ET Thursday.

Woods, a vice captain for the Ryder Cup, led a four-man pod at Hazeltine that included Reed. The fiery Texan responded by going 3-1-1, drawing rave reviews from Woods.

Woods hasn’t played anywhere since August 2015. Reed, meanwhile, won once and had two runners-up last season.

Here are the other first-round pairings for the 18-man exhibition (all times Eastern):

Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler (11:10 a.m.) 

Jimmy Walker and Brandt Snedeker (11:20 a.m.)

J.B. Holmes and Zach Johnson (11:30 a.m.)

Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson (11:40 a.m.) 

Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar (11:50 a.m.)

Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka (12:10 p.m.) 

Hideki Matsuyama and Louis Oosthuizen (12:20 p.m.)

Emiliano Grillo and Russell Knox (12:30 p.m.)