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The Adorable Masters Par 3 Contest Remains A Tradition Cuter Than Any Other (PHOTOS)

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The Masters has one tradition that is cuter than any other.

Beginning in 1960, participants in the prestigious PGA Tour event held amid the pine trees in Augusta, Ga., have competed against past tournament winners and honorary invitees in the Masters Par 3 contest. Held the day before the world's best golfers begin competing for the most prized wardrobe item in sports, the Masters Par 3 Contest has become one of the most adorable traditions in sports because it is a family affair. Each year, the children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews of players are outfitted in miniature versions of the white jumpsuits worn by caddies at Augusta National. Along with some of the players' wives and girlfriends, these pint-sized helpers accompany competing golfers around the nine-hole course used for the event.

"It's great," Trevor Immelman, who won the 2008 Masters, told The Associated Press. "My little guy's been doing this since he was 1 or 2. They look forward to it all the time."

Here are 18 of the most awww-inducing photographs from the 2014 Masters Par 3 contest:

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    Finn, son of Scott Stallings, plays during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Brandt Snedeker and his wife Mandy Snedeker lift their daughter Lily as they walk to the green during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    A young caddie putts on a green during a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Ryan Moore walks his son, Tucker, as he competes in the Par-3 Contests at Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Georgia, April 9, 2014.
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    Wyatt, Will and Abby Johnson wait on a green during the 2014 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Zach Johnson his son to line up a putt during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Finn Stallings waits on a green during the 2014 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Ernie Els poses with his daughter Samantha during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Gary Player greets a young caddie during the 2014 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Bill Haas with his son William during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley with a group of caddies during the 2014 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Louis Oosthuizen celebrates on the ninth green with his daughter Jana during the 2014 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Trevor Immelman waits with his son Jacob on the ninth green during the 2014 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Luke Donald takes pictures of his daughters Elle and Sophia on the 8th green during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014.
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    Zach Johnson watches his children during the Par 3 Contest prior at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Abby Johnson waits near a green during the 2014 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Bubba Watson watches his wife Angie and son Caleb on the 8th green during the Par 3 Contest prior the start of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
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    Ryan Moore walks down the hill with his son Tucker during the Par 3 Contest prior the start of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.
 
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