Found April 03, 2012 on
The Last Angry Fan:
Sure it was only a practice round, but let’s see you do better.
The Masters has a tradition (unlike any other, so says Jim Nantz) during practice rounds that players will try and skip their ball off the water at the par-3 16th and get it as close to the pin as possible. A few years back Vijay Singh did the impossible and nailed the ace, and Monday Martin Kaymer equaled that feat with the improbable hole-in-one of his own.
Practice rounds don’t get much attention, so the only footage available is of the amateurish variety. Live with it.
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