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VIDEO 2012 Masters Par 3 Tournament: Three Golfers Sink Hole In Ones

The Par 3 tournament at the 2012 Masters was unfortunately suspended and ultimately cancelled due to thunderstorms, but there were still a few highlights from the abbreviated tournament. Mark Wilson, Craig Stadler and Thomas Bjørn all sunk the most exciting shot in golf -- the hole in one.

Luckily for golf enthusiasts who didn't get to watch the tournament, we've got video of the three amazing shots.

Bjørn's shot of the day came on the 9th hole of the Par 3 Course at Augusta. Bjørn played a beautiful shot over the water to about 15 feet past the hole, spinning the ball back to the center of the cup for his ace.

Here's the video:

Craig Stadler, winner of the 1982 Masters, wasted no time, holing out on the very first hole of the Par 3 contest. Stadler's shot to the 130-yard first hole took an adventurous route to the hole, landing short of the green before bouncing 20 feet past the hole. The slope then took over as Stadler's ball trickled down the hill, left to right, sneaking in the side of the cup.

And last but not least, Mark Wilson, on the 4th hole. Like Bjørn, Wilson carried his ball over water to about 15 feet past the hole. Using the slope and a little bit of back spin, Wilson drew the ball back to the hole for his ace.

None of Bjørn, Stadler or Wilson won the competition, but they'll all remember their hole in one shots.

Padraig Harrington and Jonathan Byrd both shared the title, as they finished at five under par when play was suspended and ultimately cancelled. Byrd hit a birdie putt just before the sirens began to wail, signalling suspended play, which ultimately allowed him to stake a claim on the title.

For more coverage of the 2012 Masters, be sure to check out SB Nation's golf hub, as well as SB Nation's golf blog, Waggle Room.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.