Masters Par 3 Contest
Jimmy Walker with his trophy. Can he break the curse? (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Yesterday marked the Masters Par 3 contest with Jimmy Walker taking home the spoils after a course record 19 (-8) total.

The Masters Par 3 competition featured a record amount of hole-in-ones and saw Jimmy Walker shoot a course record 19 to take home the trophy.

Read our full round up of the Masters Par 3 contest.

No player has ever won the Masters and the Par 3 competition in the same week, so can Jimmy break the curse? History tells us the answer to that question is no.

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Team black and white. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Team black and white. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Legends. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Legends. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Masters rookie Andy Sullivan celebrates his ace at the fourth. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Masters rookie Andy Sullivan celebrates his ace at the fourth. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

2012 and 2014 Masters champ Bubba Watson with his wife Angie Watson and their son Caleb. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

2012 and 2014 Masters champ Bubba Watson with his wife Angie Watson and their son Caleb. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Rafa Cabrera Bello of attempts a trick shot on the ninth hole. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Rafa Cabrera Bello of attempts a trick shot on the ninth hole. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Danny Willett enjoying himself. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Danny Willett enjoying himself. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Lee Westwood with girlfriend Helen Storey. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Lee Westwood with girlfriend Helen Storey. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Justin Rose with his children Leo and Charlotte. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Justin Rose with his children Leo and Charlotte. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle . (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle . (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Dash Day races caddie Arinchai Phalaphol as Jason Day, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Cameron Smith and Ellie Day follow. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

Dash Day races caddie Arinchai Phalaphol as Jason Day, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Cameron Smith and Ellie Day follow. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Masters Par 3 Contest

Davis Love III with his family. (Credit: Getty Images)
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Masters Par 3 Contest

Davis Love III with his family. (Credit: Getty Images)

The Masters Par 3 Contest

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The Masters Par 3 Contest

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The Masters Par 3 Contest

1984 and 1995 Masters champion Ben Crenshaw. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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The Masters Par 3 Contest

1984 and 1995 Masters champion Ben Crenshaw. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Masters Par 3 Contest

Jimmy Walker with his trophy. Can he break the curse? (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Masters Par 3 Contest

Jimmy Walker with his trophy. Can he break the curse? (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Masters Par 3 Contest

Jimmy Walker with his trophy. Can he break the curse? (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Masters Par 3 Contest

Jimmy Walker with his trophy. Can he break the curse? (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. Elliott graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He is obsessed with the game and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey. His handicap index floats between 3-5. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Honma TR20B

Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x