Tony Finau Suffers Gruesome Ankle Injury Celebrating at Masters Par 3 Contest

Jo Caldwell
April 5, 2018

A hole in one is certainly cause for celebration, but Tony Finau may have done himself some damage on the eve of the Masters. When he got up, it looked like he snapped his ankle back in place.

As he did so, his left ankle rolled over and he fell to the ground. He apparently was okay, playing the final two holes without incident.

Golfing skills run in the family as Jack Nicklaus' grandson hit a hole-in-one during the Masters Par 3 tournament!

The legendary trio have 11 green jackets between them but it was Nicklaus' grandson - caddying for the Golden Bear - who provided the star turn with a stunning hole in one.

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The streak will continue this year, as 68-year-old Tom Watson won the Par-3 and will not be playing in the Masters.

Watch the magic moment below as three of the game's greats come together to celebrate the feat with Gary - a moment that brought record 18-time major champion Nicklaus to tears.

We talked three days ago and I asked [G.T.], 'Do you want to hit a ball on No. 9?' I said, 'You're going to make a hole-in-one.

He later revealed that he had predicted the hole-in-one in advance.

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But the day belonged to Watson, who retired from the tournament in 2016.

The 78-year-old, 18-time major victor, said later: "What I did doesn't make any difference to me".

For Watson, he becomes the only golfer since 2005 to win the contest and not play in the tournament the next day - the last was Jerry Pate in 2005.

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