Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the 2019 Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 14 in Augusta.
Tiger Woods starts as one of the favorites but finishes tied 32nd in his first Masters for three years.
The four-time champion blames his iron play after finishing 16 shots adrift of winner Patrick Reed at Augusta.
Woods prepares for his first Masters since 2015 at Augusta after undergoing spine fusion surgery last year.
Woods' results in 2018 have thrust him into favoritism for the Masters and created a huge buzz at Augusta.
Woods (second left) joined Phil Mickelson (right) and Belgium's Thomas Pieters for a practice round Tuesday.
Woods and Mickelson were arch rivals earlier in their careers but age, life experiences and time spent on Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup teams have brought them closer together.
Woods played some practice holes with US PGA champion and world No.2 Justin Thomas Monday.
Woods was making his first playing appearance at Masters week for 1,086 days. He ha undergone four back surgeries since March 2014.
The four-time champion's last appearance at the Masters was in 2015 when he finished tied for 17th.
In 2013 Woods found himself in hot water after a TV viewer called in to highlight an illegal drop on the 15th hole Friday. He was nearly disqualified but rules officials deemed a decision had already been made during his second round and only handed out a two-shot penalty. Woods finished fourth.
At the 2010 Masters Woods made a much-anticipated return to golf after several months out following the scandal in his private life in late 2009.