Tiger Woods turns Par 3 contest at Masters into family day

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Tiger Woods played in the Par 3 tournament at the Masters for the first time since 2004, and he made it quite a family outing with girlfriend Lindsey Vonn at his side, and his children caddying for him.

Vonn certainly completed the family portrait on Wednesday with her flowing green dress matching Tiger's shirt while Woods' daughter, Sam, and son, Charlie, each wore green ballcaps and white caddie jumpsuits in their first turn in this event.

The Olympic skiing champion sure seemed to handle the role as stepmom well, keeping a watchful eye on the children, often leaning down to talk with them.

Woods let his 7-year-old daughter help with the putting, and she showed her father she can certainly roll the ball.

It seemed like a good time was had by all. There's no doubt Woods enjoyed himself.

''These were memories for a lifetime,'' he said.

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