Arnold Palmer, at age 85, brilliantly talked trash on a player who hit a terrible tee shot at the Masters par 3 contest

Ben Crenshaw filled in for the injured Arnold Palmer as part of the legends trio along with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player during the Masters’ annual Par 3 contest, and things got off to a hilarious start.

Teeing off from the first hole, Crenshaw’s first shot ended up way, way short of the green.

After a few quiet moments, Palmer, who is recovering from a shoulder injury and sitting just behind the tee box, broke the awkward silence by yelling, “Nice shot, Ben!”

It was perfect (turn up the audio):

Palmer was having a blast:

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