JUSTIN Rose has been grouped with Martin Kaymer and Hunter Mahan for the first two rounds of the US Open, in San Francisco.

The Hampshire ace will tee off from the ninth hole of the Olympic Club's Lake Course on Thursday at 1.36pm local time (9.36pm BST).

He will then start the second round at 8.10am (4.10pm BST) on Friday, from the first hole.

The world's top three players, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy have all been grouped together.

Tiger Woods has been drawn with Phil Mickelson and 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson.

See this weekend's Sports Pink for a special US Open preview, including an interview with Justin Rose.