Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Par 3 contest

(Sean O'Hair had his daughter caddy for him last year during the par 3 contest)

The 2010 Masters Par 3 Contest will be held on Wednesday April 7, 2010 starting at 1:00 p.m. Live streaming video coverage will begin on Masters.com at 2:00 p.m.

  • First played in 1960 and won that year by Sam Snead, the Par 3 Contest has become a Wednesday tradition at the Masters.
  • The nine hole course is par 27, 1,060 yards
  • There have been 70 hole-in-ones made
  • No par 3 Contest winner has won the Masters the same year
  • There have been 18 sudden death playoffs
  • The course record is 20, held by Art Wall and Gay Brewer