The PGA Tour plans to restart its season June 11 after halting due to the coronavirus pandemic. Each day until then, we'll highlight key moments, people, or facts relating to where we are in the countdown.
Is there anything better than Sunday at the Masters when the birds are chirping, roars are erupting, and the sun is setting on Augusta National?
It's around that time when the leaders are heading to the final few holes with the tournament hanging in the balance. They've taken on - and hopefully survived - Amen Corner and likely made birdie on the par-5 15th. They then head toward the 16th hole at Augusta, named "Redbud," where fireworks often fly and a hole-in-one is always a possibility.
Tiger Woods' iconic chip-in from the 2005 Masters stands as the greatest moment on the par 3. At the time, Woods was in pursuit of his fourth green jacket and trying to hold off Chris DiMarco, who sat one back.
After a poor tee shot that short-sided Woods to the left, Tiger stalked the two-tier green with the intention of getting his chip really close. He picked his spot, where he knew the ball would funnel back toward the hole, and did this:
But Tiger isn't the only golfer with a famous moment on the 16th at Augusta. Jack Nicklaus had his own signature shot on "Redbud" during an epic battle with Tom Weiskopf and Johnny Miller at the 1975 Masters.
Playing in the penultimate group, Nicklaus heard the roars after both Weiskopf and Miller made birdie on No. 15. He trailed by one as he stood over a 40-footer for birdie on No. 16.
Nicklaus got to 12-under with the birdie and edged Weiskopf and Miller by one to win his fifth green jacket and 13th major championship.
There's also been a handful of hole-in-ones on the 16th, especially since the pin location on Sunday is in a bowl. Justin Thomas and Bryson DeChambeau both made an ace in recent years, but none have been - and perhaps none ever will be - as wild as Louis Oosthuizen's in 2016.
The South African's ball landed on the green, rolled toward the hole, ricocheted off J.B. Holmes' ball, and finally dropped into the cup for one of the most unlikely aces ever.