Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods

Phil Mickelson took home his third green jacket Sunday after winning the Masters, while Tiger Woods' much-buzzed-about return to golf ended with the four-time Masters champ tied for fourth place.

The victory was an emotional one for Mickelson: His wife, Amy, traveled with him to the tournament for the first time since she was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2009. Mickelson's mother is also battling breast cancer.

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Woods' final day of play was marred by inconsistency. He tied with K.J. Choi for fourth place, finishing behind Mickelson, Lee Westwood and Anthony Kim.

Tiger Woods: Masters reception "blew me away"

The tournament was Woods' first since his Thanksgiving car accident and subsequent infidelity scandal. At a news conference Monday, Woods said the reception he received during his first Masters practice round "blew me away ... It was something that touched my heart pretty good." Woods' highly publicized return during Thursday's first round of the tournament became ESPN's most-viewed golf telecast in cable history with 4.9 million viewers.