by: Pete Yanity
FILE – Tiger Woods helps Masters’ champion Dustin Johnson with his green jacket after his victory at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., in this Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, file photo. It will be 144 days from when Tiger Woods helped Johnson into his green jacket until Johnson tees off in the opening round in his bid to join Woods, Nick Faldo and Jack Nicklaus as the only repeat winners at Augusta. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
The Augusta National Tuesday released the pairings for the first two rounds of the Masters, which gets underway Thursday.
A unique element for this year’s event is that if follows a Masters played in November, won by Columbia native Dustin Johnson.