Host Paul Lawrie has been drawn against Frenchman Romain Wattel in the first round of the new match play tournament that bears the Scot's name.
The 1999 Open champion tees off on Thursday lunchtime at Murcar Links in Aberdeen against an opponent 186 places above him in the world rankings.
USA's two-time major winner John Daly faces Spaniard Jorge Campillo in the inaugural Paul Lawrie Match Play.
Top-ranked Scot Marc Warren goes off in the afternoon against Richard Bland.
Lawrie's fellow Aberdonian, Richie Ramsay, faces Ramsay drawn against Shiv Kapur of India.
English 20-year-old Matthew Fitzpatrick faces Welshman Bradley Dredge.
Among the other ties, Gregory Bourdy, of France, takes on European Ryder Cup player Nicolas Colsaerts, from Belgium.
The format has 64 players battling it out in a straight knockout over four days, with two rounds on both Saturday and Sunday.
Paul Lawrie Match Play first-round draw (Thursday - all times BST)
0800: Julien Quesne v Tom Lewis
0810: Scott Hend v Jeev Milkha Singh
0820: Maximilian Kieffer v Michael Hoey
0830: Kristoffer Broberg v Richard Finch
0840: Richie Ramsay v Shiv Kapur
0850: Magnus A Carlsson v Edoardo Molinari
0900: Matthew Fitzpatrick v Bradley Dredge
0910: Peter Uihlein v Oliver Wilson
0925: Chris Wood v Jbe Kruger
0935: Jorge Campillo v John Daly
0945: Raphael Jacquelin v Seve Benson
0955: Gregory Havret v David Horsey
1005: Alexander Levy v Mark Foster
1015: Morten Orum Madsen v Alvaro Quiros
1025: Tyrrell Hatton v Darren Fichardt
1035: Robert Rock v Mikael Lundberg
1230: Anthony Wall v Chris Doak
1240: Romain Wattel v Paul Lawrie
1250: Thomas Aiken v Scott Jamieson
1300: Andrew Dodt v Oliver Fisher
1310: Alejandro Canizares v Lucas Bjerregaard
1320: Marcus Fraser v Robert Karlsson
1330: Gregory Bourdy v Nicolas Colsaerts
1340: Trevor Fisher Jnr v Thorbjorn Olesen
1355: David Howell v Daniel Brooks
1405: Thomas Pieters v David Drysdale
1415: Kiradech Aphibarnrat v Wade Ormsby
1425: Andrew Johnston v Graeme Storm
1435: James Morrison v Pelle Edberg
1445: Johan Carlsson v Marco Crespi
1455: Marc Warren v Richard Bland
1505: Felipe Aguilar v Fabrizio Zanotti