World No 1 golfer arrives on his maiden trip to India to play a multi-million dollar exhibition match at the Delhi Golf Club today
New Delhi: Legendary golfer Tiger Woods arrived here yesterday for his first visit to India. He will be playing an exhibition match today organised by an Indian corporate house.
US golfer Tiger Woods is escorted out of the International airport in New Delhi amid tight security and led to a waiting car
Tiger, World No 1, arrived here from Dubai, where he took part in the Dubai Desert Classic, and was whisked away from the VIP area at the airport amidst tight security.
Woods will be playing a round of golf with Pawan Munjal, CEO and managing director of Hero Motocorp, and some members at the premier Delhi Golf Club. The American golfer will also play a round of skins with India's leading golfers Shiv Kapur and Anirban Lahiri.
The motorcycle makers are reportedly paying Woods USD 2.2 million dollars in appearance money for one day.
Tiger Woods leaves the airport. Pic/AFP
Meanwhile, preparations were in full swing Monday evening as the DGC gears up to give Woods a memorable welcome.
"He will be playing o n Tuesday with Kapur, Lahiri, Munjal and a few of his guests. This will be an 'only members' event," Jasjit Singh, a top coach at the DGC told IANS.
USD 2.2 million
The amount America's World No 1 golfer Tiger Woods is being reportedly paid by an Indian corporate house for a day-long exhibition event at the Delhi Golf Club today