04 Apr '14, 8pm

Today, compete in the inaugural Drive, Chip, and Putt competition at Augusta National.

Today, compete in the inaugural Drive, Chip, and Putt competition at Augusta National.

Every morning before school, Nolan Haynes wakes up his father, Todd. "Dad, can we go hit some putts?" Nolan will beg, referring to the putting green that Todd bought the third-grader for practicing in their Ohio basement. At 2, Nolan first picked up a golf club. At 4, he made a hole-in-one at their hometown course (caught on camera by Todd), which landed Nolan an appearance on the Today Show. Now, at 9, he's going to compete at Augusta National. Nolan (right) is one of 88 juniors ages 7 to 15 who have earned invitations to the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship that takes place this Sunday before Masters week activities begin in earnest. He believes he's going to be victorious. Talk to him, and you'll believe him, too. "I'm going to go and win a green jacket at Augusta this year. And it's not going to be my last!" Nolan told his dad. The Masters is co-sanctioning ...

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