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Masters crowd showers Tiger Woods with love, but he gives them little to cheer on Day 1

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Around the practice green they waited. And waited.

Tiger Woods' caddie, Joe LaCava, appeared first. Observers noticed that LaCava, who lives in Connecticut, had a New York Rangers T-shirt under his white caddie uniform.

"Last-place-Ran-gers," a man chanted, ever so softly.

Then Woods emerged, a dashing figure dressed entirely in black, save for the white Swooshes.

Expressionless, he dropped two balls

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