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Tiger Woods said he has not reached out to Mickelson and said he didn't know if there was any need for issues to be resolved.
Woods, 14 months removed from a rollover car crash that left him with injuries so severe he feared he might lose his right leg, didn't challenge for a sixth green jacket on the weekend.
Scheffler is only the fifth player to win the Masters while atop the rankings, joining Welshman Woosnam and Americans Fred Couples, Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods
Woods, who opened with bogeys in the second and third rounds at Augusta National, teed off before thousands of supporters as his efforts stole the spotlight at the year's first major golf tournament.
Woods's seven-over par total of 223 put him 16 strokes behind Scheffler, who survived drama at the 18th to card a one-under par 71 for a nine-under total of 207.
The worst prior Masters round for Woods was a 77 he shot in the third round of his 1996 Masters debut as an amateur.
Woods had a mountain to climb as he teed off on Saturday at the Masters trying to chase down Scheffler and give himself a shot at capping his most remarkable comeback yet with a sixth green jacket.
Tiger Woods called on all of his hard-won stamina and the knowledge gleaned in five past triumphs to launch his boldest Masters bid yet with a one-under-par 71
Woods was three adrift through nine holes on Thursday in his unlikely quest for a record-equalling sixth Masters title, 14 months after a car crash left him with injuries so severe he feared he might lose a leg.
The 15-time major winner, chasing a record-tying sixth green jacket, said he could not have attempted his astonishing comeback in the era of Hogan, who won six of his nine major titles after a 1949 automobile accident.
A quarter-century after Woods won his first major title by an astonishing 12 strokes at Augusta National to launch "Tigermania," he is again thrilling the Georgia crowd
Tiger Woods was hailed for a transcendent career that has seen him capture 15 major titles, second only to the career-record 18 of Jack Nicklaus.
The 46-year-old reiterated that he doesn't envision playing a full US PGA Tour schedule, and admitted that so far he has no idea when he will be ready to return.
The Woods closed three strokes behind the leaders, Stewart and Reagan Cink, who shot 59 on Saturday.
Woods is looking forward to his first competitive rounds after the February car crash, but he said the PNC Championship family tournament is no gauge of his readiness for the PGA Tour.
Woods has downplayed expectations for the event at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, saying he's playing "as a dad" as he continues to consider how he might fashion a return to tournament golf proper.
Woods playing would be a remarkable return from injuries that he said nearly led to amputation. A decision could come by the end of the week.
Woods said he still cannot make a full-speed swing without risking a setback in his recovery from a shattered right leg suffered in a February crash near Los Angeles.