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#613 Juampy NR / @juampynr - Score: 55 - 10/10/14 @ 20:33
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613 active golfers, 2178 entries

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#481 - w1zeman1p / @wizemanip

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#482 - Felix Boers / @felixboers

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#483 - Thomas Geßler / @th_gessler

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#486 - Bernardo Amorim / @BernardoDCGA

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#487 - Raynard, Jordan / @raynard_jordan

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#488 - SilentFl / @Silent_Fl

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#489 - 沸腾钢 / @tobecloud

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#490 - Marcin Brański / @3h4xx

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#495 - Kevin Knox / @kevinrknox

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#497 - Hervé Rouault / @hrouault

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#501 - Jesse Atkinson / @jsatk

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#503 - Holden Lewis / @lonnez90

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#506 - John Brown / @ThisIsJohnBrown

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#507 - M S / @b1790037

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#508 - Dinesh Bhosale / @MrDineshBhosale

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#509 - Ryan Dwyer / @ryan_dwyer

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#510 - Micha / @michman89

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