It's also one of the youngest traditions at The Masters, even though its specific origins are murky.
Most golfers make a literal splash when trying to skip a ball across the water. On Monday, Martin Kaymer made a much bigger splash with a skip ball hole-in-one.
Why do golfers skip their golf balls during practice rounds? Who started it? Has anyone else made an ace? Questions, questions ... so here are some answers - read our FAQ on the Masters skip shot tradition.
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