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Back at No. 1, Tiger aims for 5th Masters title

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AUGUSTA, GA (WALB) -

Thursday is when the real action begins at Augusta National.

The prohibitive favorite this year is Tiger Woods. He's back to the World's Number 1 ranking after a career long drought.

Now he's looking to take care of another drought: seven years since his last Masters title. A period even Tiger admits is too long.

"Obviously, not real happy that I haven't won more," Woods says. "I've been in the mix, and as I said, I just haven't got it done."

But Tiger has been getting it done recently, with three wins in his last five tournaments.

That success has him back in a familiar spot: atop the golf world.

"Going from where I went from at number 58 in the world, to get where I'm at now, I'm pleased with the progress I've made," Woods says.

Now, he enters his 19th Masters, again as the favorite, with his eyes squarely on a 5th green jacket.

"I'm excited that at this point in my career that I've been able to get healthy and to be able to give myself another chance," he says.

Tiger tees off Thursday in a group with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy.

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