A record nine aces were made at Wednesday’s traditional par-3 contest.
— Masters Tournament (@TheMasters) April 6, 2016
An amazing nine holes-in-one were made at the 2016 Masters Par-3 contest, shattering the previous record of five.
Jimmy Walker will take the infamous par-3 victory curse to the main event, winning the event with a record score of 19 for the nine holes that included five birdies and a hole-in-one at the second hole.
No previous winner of the par-3 contest has ever gone on to win the Masters Tournament.
Gary Player, at 80-years of age was one of the nine golfers to card a hole-in-one, his 31st of his career. The other seven players to score an ace were Zach Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Andy Sullivan, Webb Simpson, David Lingmerth and Smylie Kaufman.