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Tiger Woods and his Olympic skier girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, along with his adorable children Sam and Charlie, who were in his caddies in the Masters Par-3 Contest, stole the spotlight for most of the festivities on Wednesday afternoon. It was the first time Woods decided to be a regular human being like his fellow competitors and play in the fun and lighthearted event since 2004.

While all eyes were on Woods and his family, Jack Nicklaus took center stage when he aced the 123-yard fourth hole, with his shot landing past the pin and spinning back into the cup. At 75 years young, Nicklaus showed he’s still got game. Interesting enough, it was Nicklaus’ first hole-in-one at Augusta National — on either course — in 56 years of playing here.

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By Merf under The Masters

Luke Donald nearly made a hole-in-one on the ninth hole to shoot a 5-under 22 and take the clubhouse lead at the annual Par 3 contest, so I am obligated to tell you to cross him off your list of contenders for this week’s Masters. ESPN just picked up its TV coverage of the contest, so flip over there for the next couple hours, catch Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, and share your thoughts below! I can feel it. The Masters is here.

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)