Tiger arrives Down Under


MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)—Tiger Woods arrived in Australia on his privateplane Monday, days ahead of his first appearance in an Australian tournament in11 years.

Woods will receive $3 million in appearance fees to play in the AustralianMasters, which starts Thursday at Melbourne’s Kingston Heath.

The most recent of Woods’ three previous tournament appearances in Australiawas as a 21-year-old member of the U.S. team that lost the 1998 Presidents Cupat Royal Melbourne.

Woods tied for sixth on Sunday in WGC event in Shanghai.