2000 Par-3 Contest & Practice

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Mike Weir relaxes a bit before taking his putt on the 7 green. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Tiger Woods stretches out with his driver before teeing off on the first hole during his practice round Wednesday morning in 2000. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Thomas Wagoner,16, who goes to school at ARC, is bundled up against the cold early Tuesday morning. This is his first year on the litter patrol and he does not like the cold weather. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Duffy Waldorf wears a funny shirt (and hat too). (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Steve Stricker, right, talks with Kirk Triplett while they were on the second green during the par-3 tournament Wednesday. (Jim Blaylock/Staff)
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Graeme Storm tees off on 13. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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The Spanish golfers from left are Sergio Garcia, Seve Ballesteros, Jose Maria Olazabal, and Miguel Angel Jimenez walk up the 3rd fairway Wednesday. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Seve Ballesteros, Jose Maria Olazabal, and Miguel Angel Jimenez walk up the 3rd fairway Wednesday. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Vijay Singh cuts up on the driving range. (Jim Blaylock/Staff)
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Vijay Singh tries to blow the ball down the hill and into the hole on 9 green the ball moved, but didn't go in. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Vijay Singh watches his caddy retrieve a ball from the lake on No. 6 at the Par-3 Contest. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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Chris Perry holds the trophy after winning the par-3 tournament Wednesday. (Jim Blaylock/Staff)
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Chris Perry's daughter Emily Ann gets a piggyback-ride from another caddy at the Par 3 contest. (Todd Bennett/Staff)
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Corey Pavin cheers after his son sank a 30 foot putt on the 9 green during the Par 3 contest. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Corey Pavin and his son caddy walk down the 7 fairway at the Par 3 Tournament. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Notah Begay III, from Albuquergue, N.M., kisses his ball after hitting a hole-in-one on the 9th hole during the Par 3 Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 5, 2000. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Mark O'Meara, left, from Windemere, Fla., and Tiger Woods, from Orlando, Fla., walk past the foliage on 13 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 5, 2000 during practice for the 2000 Masters which begins on Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Shigeki Maruyama gives a high five to Joe Ozaki's caddy after he hit a good shot on the sixth hole of the par-3 tournament Wednesday. (Chris Thelen/Staff)
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Wendy Johnson, a Pinkerton security guard, stands in the warm sunlight by the clubhouse tables trying to stay warm. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Wendy Johnson, a Pinkerton security guard, stands in the warm sunlight by the clubhouse tables trying to stay warm. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Augusta National Golf Course Chairman Hootie Johnson talks during his press conference Wednesday. (Patrick J. Krohn/Staff)
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Dudley Hart talks with Vijay Singh's caddy, Davis Renwick, at the driving range. (Jim Blaylock/Staff)
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A Masters official figures out where to place the pin on the hole Wednesday morning. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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A groundskeeper whips the grass on 12. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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An Augusta National greens keeper prepares for the crowds on the Par 3 course. (Michael Holahan/Staff)
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Sergio Garcia makes contact with the ball as he tees off on the second hole Wednesday morning. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)
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Sergio Garcia hits out of the sand trap on the second hole Wednesday. (Jeff Janowski/Staff)