'It gives everybody an added boost for him to come over here,' said Montgomerie. 'All credit to him for coming. Yes, there's talk about money and payment, but come on, Tiger Woods doesn't need that incentive to come and play tournaments. There are an awful lot of top Americans that don't travel, and he's one who does.'
Also in the field at Dubai is American Mark O'Meara, who is a close friend of Woods.