Tiger Woods makes Masters return

Updated 3:26 PM ET, Sun April 14, 2019
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Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the 2019 Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 14 in Augusta. David J. Phillip/AP
Tiger Woods starts as one of the favorites but finishes tied 32nd in his first Masters for three years. Patrick Smith/Getty Images
The four-time champion blames his iron play after finishing 16 shots adrift of winner Patrick Reed at Augusta. Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Woods prepares for his first Masters since 2015 at Augusta after undergoing spine fusion surgery last year. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Woods' results in 2018 have thrust him into favoritism for the Masters and created a huge buzz at Augusta. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Woods (second left) joined Phil Mickelson (right) and Belgium's Thomas Pieters for a practice round Tuesday. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
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. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Woods played some practice holes with US PGA champion and world No.2 Justin Thomas Monday. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Woods was making his first playing appearance at Masters week for 1,086 days. He ha undergone four back surgeries since March 2014. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
The four-time champion's last appearance at the Masters was in 2015 when he finished tied for 17th. Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
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. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
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. Harry How/Getty Images
Woods faced the media on his reappearance at the Masters in 2010. Harry How/Getty Images
Woods won the last of his four green jackets in 2005 after beating fellow American Chris DiMarco in a playoff. JEFF HAYNES/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Woods's chip-in on the 16th hole in 2005 has gone down in history as one of the greatest shots ever seen at the Masters. Harry How/Getty Images Sport Classic/Getty Images
He won his third green jacket in 2002, winning by three shots from South African Retief Goosen. JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images
Woods was awarded his second green jacket by Fiji's Vijay Singh in 2000. TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
On his third appearance at Augusta in 1997, Woods won by a record margin of 12 shots to become the youngest Masters champion at 21. Stephen Munday/Getty Images Sport Classic/Getty Images
Woods' breakthrough changed the face of golf with more money flooding into the game, better viewing figures and an increased emphasis on fitness. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Woods made his debut in the Masters as an amateur in 1995, finishing tied 41st. Stephen Munday/Getty Images