Tiger Woods will compete in Masters Par-3 Contest with kids

Tiger Woods will compete in Masters Par-3 Contest with kids



This is a different Tiger Woods.

For the first time since 2004, Tiger Woods will play in the Masters Par-3 Contest on Wednesday with his two children, Sam and Charlie, alongside.

"They're excited, I'm excited and I can't wait to go out there," Woods said Tuesday.



RELATED: Check out our 2015 Masters fantasy golf and betting tips | Win $1 million playing Masters daily fantasy golf with DraftKings

Woods will have his kids along as caddies, letting them putt on the greens of the short course at Augusta National. That would prevent Woods from keeping an official score and preclude him from winning the contest. That's good news, however, as no player has ever won the Par-3 Contest then gone on to win the Masters that year.

Woods has been more vocal about his life as a parent in recent years, particularly since returning from microdiscectomy surgery a little over a year ago. The 14-time major champion has spoken about playing soccer with his kids, attending games and enjoying the fruits of being a dad. Woods shares custody of his children with ex-wife Elin Nordegren.

Back in '04, Woods competed alongside Arnold Palmer, making an ace on the ninth and final hole of the course.

About the author

Golf News Net

We use the Golf News Net byline sometimes just to change things up. But, it's one of us humans writing the story, we promise. Anyway, follow us on social media.

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

GNN PLUS LOGIN