It will be the first time Woods has played in the event owned by his charity foundation since it moved last year to the Bahamas and the Albany resort`s par-72, 7,267-yard Ernie Els-designed course.
Anirban Lahiri would be aiming to seal the Asian Tour Order of Merit title with a strong showing at CIMB Classic.
India finished ninth on the final day of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Team Championship, Nomura Cup at the Yas Links Golf Club.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will lead the Indian challenge at the CIMB Classic which will see an in-form cast of Asian Tour stars vying for honours at the USD 7 million event which starts on Thursday.
Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma stressed that there is a lot of potential in golf tourism in India.
Kaufman clinched victory with a 20-foot birdie at the final hole.
Aditi Ashok best Indian at tied 13th, while Denmark's Emily Kristine Pedersen won the Women’s Indian Open title on Sunday.
Aman Raj lead from the front to help Indian team reach the tied 9th spot on day three of Nomura Cup at the Yas Links Golf Club here.
Anirban Lahiri and Jeev Milkha Singh failed to compete for the top honors at the UBS Hong Kong Open.
Four Indian golfers -- Aditi Ashok, Vani Kapoor, Saaniya Sharma and Smriti Mehra -- made the cut in the Women's Indian Open.
Aman Raj brought the lowest card of one-under 71 even as the Indian team slipped a position to be 10th after the second round of Nomura Cup at the Yas Links Golf Club.
Anirban Lahiri fired a five-under 65 to be third, while Jeev Milkha Singh also got a 65 to be tied fourth after the third and penultimate round of Hong Kong Open.
Brett Stegmaier vaulted into the lead when play was suspended in fading light late in the second round.
Amateur Aditi Ashok continued her stellar season, emerging as the best-placed Indian at tied 19th.
The Indian Golf Union team scored two-over 218 to finish ninth on day one of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Team Championship, Nomura Cup at the Yas Links Golf Club.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri continued to give himself chances as he added a second successive 67 to move to six-under and Tied-5th at the halfway stage of the UBS Hong Kong Open here today.
The most dangerous batsman was always Sachin. He handled and absorbed pressure really well and the way he played.