Southampton, NY (Sports Network) - The top three players in the women's world golf rankings, Inbee Park, Stacy Lewis and Suzann Pettersen, will be paired together for the first two rounds of the 2013 U.S. Women's Open Championship.
Park, the 2008 champion, Lewis and Pettersen will start on the 10th hole at 7:40 a.m. ET when the 68th U.S. Women's Open gets underway Thursday, June 27 at Sebonack Golf Club.
Defending champion Na Yeon Choi will tee off from the first hole at 8:02 a.m. ET Thursday alongside U.S. Women's amateur champ Lydia Ko and Brittany Lincicome.
Teeing off at 8:02 a.m. from the 10th tee Thursday is the trio of Ai Miyazato, Lexi Thompson and Karrie Webb.
The opening round's afternoon wave is highlighted by the pairing of I.K. Kim, Paula Creamer and world Yani Tseng, teeing off from the first hole at 1:58 p.m.
Also teeing off Thursday afternoon are Cristie Kerr, Jiyai Shin and So Yeon Ryu. That trio tees off at 1:47 p.m. at the 10th hole.