Gallery: One Direction’s Niall Horan caddies at Masters Par 3 Tournament

Rory McIlroy has a new caddy - for one day only

Niall Horan Rory McIlroy One Direction
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One Direction's Niall Horan was one of those involved in the Masters Par 3 Tournament at Augusta National

Jack Nicklaus Masters Par 3 hole in one

Jack Nicklaus celebrates after making a hole in one on the 4th hole. At 75 he became the oldest man to make a hole in one in the Masters Par 3 Tournament. His 8-iron on the 123-yard hole landed about 15ft past the pin and spun back.

Nicklaus Player Crenshaw The Masters - Par 3 Contest

Jack was playing with Ben Crenshaw and Gary Player, the only two men to have three holes in one in the Masters Par 3 Tournament. It was Nicklaus‘ first hole in one at Augusta.

Camilo Villegas

Camilo Villegas of Colombia, here with his partner Maria Ochoa, made two holes in one in this year’s contest. However it was not enough to give him victory...

Kevin Streelman The Masters Par 3 Contest

... as he lost in a play-off to Kevin Streelman. Streelman says he is not worried about the ‘curse of the Masters Par 3 Tournament', whereby no-one who has won it has also won the Masters in the same year. His caddie was Ethan Couch, who has a benign but inoperable brain tumour. "This isn't about me today," said Streelman. "It's about helping him out and showing him a great day."

Niall Horan Rory McIlroy One Direction

Rory MacIlroy had One Direction singer Niall Horan on his bag.

Niall Horan Rory McIlroy One Direction

One Direction’s Niall Horan is going in the wrong direction as he slips on some pine needles.

Niall Horan of the band One Direction

Niall Horan prepares to play Rory's tee shot on the 9th for him. He hit it into the water.

Lindsey Vonn

Tiger Woods had his daughter Sam, 7, and Charlie, 6 - on his bag. Or he would have had if he had a bag. Instead the Woods clan just carried around a few clubs. 

Tiger Woods family

Most wives and girlfriend wore the Augusta caddy overall. But Tiger Woods’ girlfriend, skier Lindsey Vonn, who went round to help guide his children, took a different sartorial attitude.

Charl Schwartzel family

Charl Schwartzel had two caddies - his wife Rosalind and their daughter - but still ended up having to carry his own bag.

Jason Day and son Dash

Jason Day helps his son Dash to line up a putt with a driver....

Jason day son Dash

..but he still missed. Erik Compton watches on in the background.

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Roderick Easdale

Contributing Writer Roderick is the author of the critically acclaimed comic golf novel, Summer At Tangents. Golf courses and travel are Roderick’s particular interests. He writes travel articles and general features for the magazine, travel supplement and website. He also compiles the magazine's crossword. He is a member of Trevose Golf & Country Club and has played golf in around two dozen countries. Cricket is his other main sporting love. He is also the author of five non-fiction books, four of which are still in print: The Novel Life of PG Wodehouse; The Don: Beyond Boundaries; Wally Hammond: Gentleman & Player and England’s Greatest Post-War All Rounder.