Photos: The Masters par-3 contest at Augusta National

 

Jack Nicklaus records an ace, One Direction’s Niall Horan caddies for Rory McIlroy, and Tiger Woods is joined by his children and girlfriend Lindsey Vonn on a fun-filled day at Augusta National Golf Club. The Masters gets underway with Round 1 on Thursday.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Patrons watch as Jack Nicklaus celebrates his hole-in-one on the fourth hole during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.</div>
 

Patrons watch as Jack Nicklaus celebrates his hole-in-one on the fourth hole during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.

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<div id="page1">Patrons watch as Jack Nicklaus celebrates his hole-in-one on the fourth hole during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.</div>
Augusta National member and former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (L) and US Skier Lindsey Vonn watch play during the Par 3 competition on April 8, 2015, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.
Tiger Woods of the United States hits a putt as his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, son Charlie and daughter Sam look on during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Fuzzy Zoeller kisses former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Tiger Woods of the United States (C) walks with his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, son Charlie and daughter Sam and friend Steve Stricker during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. )
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses alongside his caddy Niall Horan of the band One Direction during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Ben Crenshaw pump fists with Jack Nicklaus on the third hole during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Ian Poulter of England poses for a selfie with his son during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Jack Nicklaus of the United States walks down a set of stairs during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Jack Nicklaus watch as Ben Crenshaw tees off during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Tiger Woods of the US hugs Augusta National member and former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during the Par 3 competition on April 8, 2015, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.
Tiger Woods of the United States, his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, son Charlie and daughter Sam look on during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Gary Player of South Africa walks down a set of stairs during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Ernie Els of South Africa reacts to a shot as his daughter Samantha and Teemu Selanne look on during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Chris Kirk (L) and Brendon Todd of the United States walk with their children during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Gary Player of South Africa (L) and Jack Nicklaus walk to a green during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods&#8217; children Sam and Charlie watch Tiger during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Former NHL player Teemu Selanne works as a caddy for Mikko Ilonen of Finland during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Niall Horan of the band One Direction works as a caddy for Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Patrick Reed of the United States walks across a green with his daughter Windsor-Wells during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, reacts to his son Patrick&#8217;s missed putt during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Charl Schwartzel of South Africa walks with his daughter during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Charley Hoffman and Brandt Snedeker&#8217;s children play with each other before the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Jack Nicklaus walks across a green during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Bubba Watson takes a club from his son Caleb during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks alongside his caddy Niall Horan of the band One Direction during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Bernhard Langer and Martin Kaymer of Germany in action during the Par 3 Contest before the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.
Jason Day, of Australia&#8217;s wife, Ellie talks to their son Dash at the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Rickie Fowler with his caddy Alexis Randock during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Jack Nicklaus, right, holds up his ball after a hole-in-one on the fourth hole during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08:  Chris Kirk of the United States holds his child's hand during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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