By PAUL NEWBERRY
AP National Writer
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Saying the reception of the Augusta National
fans "blew me away," Tiger Woods began his comeback from a
devastating personal scandal Monday by refusing to say why he
entered rehab but stressing that he wasn't addicted to prescription
Woods also said that that he had five stitches in his mouth
after the infamous Thanksgiving night car crash that led to
revelations of a sordid private life. He said that his wife, Elin,
would not be with him at the Masters.
Woods said he made "some incredibly bad decisions" and "hurt
so many people." He again said that he takes all the blame for
allowing his life to fall apart.
He said he expects to win the Masters.
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