Tiger Time is 1:52 p.m. Thursday
A four-time winner of the year's opening major, Woods is scheduled to tee off at 1: 52 p.m. ET in Thursday's opening round at Augusta National Golf Club.
"There is a lot of excitement for the first major tournament of the year," Woods, 33, said Tuesday.
"I feel good about my game and had good practice sessions with [swing coach] Hank Haney. I didn't work on anything specific; just did a lot of fine-tuning."
Woods will be competing in his first Grand Slam event since winning the U.S. Open in a playoff with Rocco Mediate at Torrey Pines in June.
He was then sidelined for eight months while recovering from reconstructive knee surgery. He has already triumphed once in just three starts since returning to the PGA Tour.
"The preparation, the feeling that I have right now, it feels the same," said Woods, who clinched his 66th Tour title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational nine days ago.
"I was surprised at how fast I got the feeling back. Coming here, it feels the same, just like any other major championship."
British Open champion Padraig Harrington, who will be bidding for a rare third consecutive major victory this week, has a 10:34 a.m. start with 2003 Masters winner Mike Weir of Canada and Japan's Ryuji Imada.