Published: Nov 16, 2011 2:36 AM EST
Updated: Nov 16, 2011 7:30 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Pairings for the first six foursome (alternate-shot) matches at the Presidents Cup on Thursday at the par-71, 6,397-meter (6,998-yard) Royal Melbourne composite course (play begins at 0205 GMT, groups off in 12-minute intervals):

Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson, United States, vs. Ernie Els and Ryo Ishikawa, International.

Bill Haas and Nick Watney, United States, vs. Geoff Ogilvy and Charl Schwartzel, International.

Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar, United States, vs. Aaron Baddeley and Jason Day, International.

Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk, United States, vs. Retief Goosen and Robert Allenby, International.

Hunter Mahan and David Toms, United States, vs. K.T. Kim and Y.E. Yang, International.

Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, United States, vs. Adam Scott and K.J. Choi, International.