Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Before the quest for the coveted green jacket began Thursday, golfers were able to relax and have some fun in the traditional Masters Par 3 contest. Many of the golfers participate in the short course at Augusta with friends and family members donning the white boiler suit for a day, but Rory McIlroy opted to use girlfriend and tennis star, Caroline Wozniacki as his caddie. The power couple probably broke some club rules as they were photographed kissing and snuggling throughout the event, but the former No.1 ranked women’s tennis player got her chance to shine on the green as McIlroy let her hit his tee shot on the ninth hole. Her swing, which she proved is better suited for tennis, unfortunately saw her shot find the water instead of the green. Ted Potter Jr. went on to to claim the victory, but the winner of the contest has never gone on to win The Masters the same year. As part of the penultimate group, McIlroy is paired with Keegan Bradley and Fredrik Jacobson in the opening two rounds of play, slated to tee off at 1:41 p.m. ET.  J.P. Fitzgerald will resume his normal caddie duties for McIlroy while Wozniacki will cheer from the sidelines. Click here for pictures of McIlroy and Wozniacki at the Par 3 contest>>
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