Jamie Donaldson sinks 1st hole-in-one of 2013 Masters

Making up for his countryman's disaster earlier, Jamie Donaldson fires the first ace at Augusta.

After two holes-in-one yesterday at the Par-3 Contest, we now have our first hole-in-one at the 2013 Masters. And the honor goes to Jamie Donaldson of Wales. Donaldson fired the hole-in-one at No. 6, which is one of the more difficult par-3s to ace at Augusta National. It also has a significantly elevated tee box, allowing players to fire their approach high into the air and drop it right on top of the flagstick. That's exactly what Donaldson did early on Thursday:

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The shot was comparable to the one from Tiger Woods, with both players taking aim at the accessible pin. Tiger, however, had to "settle" for a short birdie putt.

Donaldson's ace is the shot of the day so far, making up for Ian Woosnam's backwards shot earlier to even out the Welsh representation at Augusta.

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