Masters: Jack Nicklaus' grandson makes ace, Tom Watson wins Par 3 Contest

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With all of the buildup surrounding this year's Masters, much thanks to Tiger Woods' first trip to Augusta in three years, this year's Par 3 contest was so much more fun and exciting to watch. That's when he stumbled a bit.and then he severely rolled his ankle. He apparently was okay, playing the final two holes without incident.

Jack Nicklaus' grandson, Gary Nicklaus, stole the show at the Masters Par 3 contest on Wednesday, hitting a hole-in-one on the final hole.

Six-time Masters champion Nicklaus was playing alongside fellow icons Gary Player and Tom Watson ahead of the tournament's tee-off on Thursday.

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Jack Nicklaus' 15-year-old grandson, GT, teed it up at his grandfather's request after the trio had all hit the green, and striped a wedge onto the slope behind and just right of the pin. His grandson was caddying for him.

It even brought tears to Jack's eyes.

We talked three days ago and I asked [G.T.], 'Do you want to hit a ball on No. 9?' I said, 'You're going to make a hole-in-one. "It was a very special day, one I'll never forget".

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But the day belonged to Watson, who retired from the tournament in 2016.

He said: "What I did doesn't make any difference to me". "I said, 'Wouldn't it be nice to win?' I won it along time ago, and of course I didn't go on to win the tournament that year".

Watson also took Slammin' Sammy's record as the oldest Par 3 Contest victor, as Snead was 61 when he won the competition in 1974.

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