Storm ends Par 3 contest at Masters

Updated: April 4, 2012, 9:15 PM ET
Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- This doesn't bode well for Padraig Harrington.

Rain and lightning washed out the end of the Par 3 tournament at the Masters on Wednesday, leaving Harrington and Jonathan Byrd as the de facto champions at 5 under. It's an honor most golfers might rather avoid, considering no Par 3 champion ever has gone on to capture the green jacket.

It's only the second time since the Par 3 began in 1960 that there were dual winners because of suspension. One of those winners in ...

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