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#578 Juampy NR / @juampynr - Score: 55 - 10/10/14 @ 20:33
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578 active golfers, 1992 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#301 - Amit Verma / @amitv12

10/07/2014 at 11:23PM

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#302 - Michael Foley / @m1foley

10/07/2014 at 11:57PM

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#303 - Dezső Zoltán / @zakiazigazi

10/08/2014 at 02:01AM

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#304 - Bart / @oneofmanybarts

10/08/2014 at 07:49AM

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#305 - takashi / @k_takashi0309

10/08/2014 at 12:42PM

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#306 - Jakob / @jajob

10/08/2014 at 07:23PM

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#307 - Maxim / @HateLinux

10/09/2014 at 06:58AM

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#308 - Carlos López / @morrizon

10/09/2014 at 10:59AM

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#309 - Sergei Zhgirovski / @Ixanezis

10/10/2014 at 07:58PM

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#310 - Alexandre Ignjatovic / @bankair

10/11/2014 at 02:06PM

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#311 - Nic West / @west_nic

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#312 - Mitch LeBlanc / @symmitchry

10/19/2014 at 06:29AM

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#313 - Raul James / @philojames

10/19/2014 at 07:44AM

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#314 - Anton Geraschenko / @geraschenko

10/20/2014 at 11:55PM

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#315 - R / @7vies

10/21/2014 at 03:43AM

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#316 - Raval / @raval_js

10/21/2014 at 10:24PM

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#317 - David / @daywiss

10/22/2014 at 03:48PM

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#318 - Leandro Freitas / @freitass

10/22/2014 at 06:52PM

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#319 - Dane Summers / @dsummersl

10/26/2014 at 06:24PM

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#320 - Matthieu Crapet / @mcr05

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#321 - Harold Pong / @har2po

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#322 - Davit Samvelyan / @DavitSamvelyan

11/13/2014 at 12:26PM

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#323 - Mauro Persano / @fzort

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#324 - Samuel Masuy / @samasuy

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#325 - Lachlan Easton / @LBEaston

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#326 - Eugenio Cano-Manuel / @_3u

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#327 - Keyboard Fire / @KeyboardFire

11/22/2014 at 01:48PM

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#328 - Glauco Pires / @grpires

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#329 - Quinn McHenry / @qmchenry

11/28/2014 at 01:31PM

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#330 - Yoav Weiss / @yoavweiss

12/03/2014 at 08:20AM