It's that time of year again, the most wonderful sporting event of the year -- the Par Three Contest that is played before the Masts golf tournament officially starts tomorrow. This is where pros often have their children caddy for them (in full caddy regalia), or perhaps them hit a shot or two. As the littlest kids struggle to carry the bag, or get bored and do somersaults down the fairway. Or perhaps a player will have a celebrity friend be their caddy.
It's a joy, easygoing, and often a hoot. It's on right now and goes until 2 PM Los Angeles time, 5 PM in the East. Broadcast on ESPN.
Here's a short video that gives you a very brief idea of what it's like.
Oh, and if you didn't see it last year, you would have missed when 75-year-old legend Jack Nicklaus, who played in the contest, got a hole in one!!
Here it is --
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