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Tiger's kids to caddy for dad at Masters Par 3 contest

Published 1849 GMT (0249 HKT) April 7, 2015
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Tiger Woods has announced that his two children will caddy for him at the 2015 Masters Par 3 Contest at Augusta. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Daughter Sam, right, and son Charlie, pictured left in 2009 with their mother Elin Nordegren, have become a bigger focus for Woods since his family split after his extra-marital affairs were revealed.
Sam was present at his last major success, the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. "She doesn't remember it," Woods, 39, told reporters at his 2015 pre-tournament press conference at Augusta. "There's no doubt I'm feeling older. Try chasing around a 6 and 7-year-old every day. The good thing is my soccer is getting better." Jeff Gross/Getty Images/file
At the 2013 Masters, Woods was watched by his present partner, skiing star Lindsey Vonn, but he missed last year's tournament due to the back injury that has continued to cause him problems. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images/file
Later in 2013, Charlie was carried around the course by Vonn during the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Woods' mother Kultida Woods watches her son Tiger Woods play in December 2014 at the World Challenge pro-am he hosts in Florida. Scott Halleran/Getty Images/file
Woods is hugged by his father in 1997 after winning the Masters for the first time. Earl Wood would see his son don the prestigious green jacket on three more occasions before he passed away in 2006, aged 74 -- three weeks after that season's opening major, where Tiger tied for third as he sought to defend his Masters title. BOB PEARSON/AFP/Getty Images/file