played his first full round at Kingston Heath on Wednesday, a day before the start of the Australian Masters.
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Woods tied for eighth at the 1997 Australian Masters.
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Last week, Woods was in China, where he finished T6 at the HSBC Champions.
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Woods played nine holes with Aussie Craig Parry.
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Woods is making his first appearance in Australia since the 1998 Presidents Cup.
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played his first practice round at Kingston Heath on Tuesday.
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Woods took part in a promotional event, where he helped many young golfers with their games.
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"You don't need a golf course that is 7,500 yards for it to be hard," Woods said. "You can build it just like this, and have it nice and tricky. It's just a treat to play."
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Temperatures are expected to be near 90 °.
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At 7,059 yards, Kingston Heath is the shortest course Woods will play all year.
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Woods joined some of his fellow pros Tuesday night at the Australian Masters Gala Dinner at Crown Casino. (From left: Rod Pampling, Aaron Baddeley, Geoff Ogilvy, Rosemary McKenzie, wife of John Brumby, Brumby, the Premier of Victoria, Woods and Michael Sim.)
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