Woods, McIlroy Collect Big Paydays For China Exhibition

By: Bernie McGruire, Associated Press
By: Bernie McGruire, Associated Press

SHANGHAI, China (AP) _ Tiger Woods is expected to get a $2 million appearance fee and Rory McIlroy $1 million for their one-day exhibition match Monday in Zhengzhou, China.

The top-ranked McIlroy and Woods, a 14-time major winner, will play their first head-to-head match in an event without other competitors at Lake Jinsha International Golf Club.

The 18-hole medal-match has been dubbed the `Duel at Lake Jinsha.'

Woods said: ``We're going to try and put on a good show, shoot a low round and have a little bit of fun.''

McIlroy finished second Sunday in the BMW Masters in Shanghai, while Woods tied for fourth in the $6.1 million CIMB Classic in Malaysia.

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