Published: Fri, April 06, 2018
Sport | By Fredrick Flores

Jack Nicklaus says grandson's hole-in-one at Masters means 'everything'

Jack Nicklaus says grandson's hole-in-one at Masters means 'everything'

After all three players hit their tee shots, Nicklaus' grandson took a shot at the ninth hole... and aced it.

Wednesday's leaderboard at Augusta National Golf Club was straight out of 1977.

Imagine the pressure the loved one must feel.

Spectators lined the special 1,060-yard course adjacent to the legendary par-72 layout, where children often caddie for Masters-player parents in a relaxing trek before the gruelling Major test starts. There is a familiarity to it.

After chairman Fred Ridley paid tribute to four-time Masters champion Palmer, who died aged 87 in September, 2016, it was South African Player who hit the ceremonial first tee shot dressed in his trademark all-black attire. It is headed to the Augusta Regional Airport, and it cuts an intriguing figure against the otherwise still morning.

As well as Watson played in becoming the oldest Par-3 victor, he was challenged by 78-year-old Jack Nicklaus, who finished tied for third at 4-under. "The ultimate decision is going to be, I'm confident, a collective one".

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Tommy Fleetwood was the top ranked Britain in second place on five under par ahead of Nicklaus and Adam Hadwin a shot further back.

A proud Nicklaus said the day's events made it perhaps his most memorable day at Augusta National, ending his tweet with #memoryofalifetime. And sometimes they even get to practice their swings and hit a shot. But I do know that we get an annual reminder that the thread that runs through this sport is long and storied. Gary Player was 65 when Yuxin Lin was born.

Players competing in the Par-3 contest are allowed to have family members take shots, something two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson soaked up past year.

"You put me on any course in the world; I can read the putt as well as if I played there ten times". Gary's 83 or something like that.

Certainly, no one took a more harrowing path to the Masters. To the victor go the spoils, just never a green jacket. It's certainly the best moment so far in a week that promises to be full of them. Nothing humanizes millionaires like golf does. "I saw it fall and couldn't believe it".

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