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Relaxed and funny, Woods jokes about Phil Mickelson's shirt and his own 'crazy' comeback

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Is this really the same Tiger Woods who intimidated a generation of competitors and froze out an endless array of people outside his inner circle?

This Woods, the one who calls himself a "walking miracle" because of his return from spinal fusion surgery, was relaxed, funny and open Tuesday during his 30-minute session with the media at Augusta National.

Woods, seeking his first Masters victory since 2005, will tee off at 10:42 a.m. Eastern Thursday with Australian Marc

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