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$ vimgolf setup
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Collect List

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Solutions

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#1053 Radoslav Ivanov / @rivanov1 - Score: 89 - 09/15/15 @ 18:30
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Created by: @compilejason

1053 active golfers, 3684 entries

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#961 - Heungsub Lee / @eelbus

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#962 - tenteke / @kuskus3

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#963 - alexandrasou / @alexandrasou2

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#964 - mirsemen / @mirsemen1

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#965 - Christian / @paierlep

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#966 - 홍순우 / @eU9gM5Bvtj1UNpc

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#967 - Yannick Gladow / @y_gldw

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#968 - hokonch / @hokonch

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#969 - Steve Racanovic / @steve_racanovic

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#970 - Michael Cramer / @mlcramer

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#971 - hidnasio / @hidnasio

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#973 - Otto / @OttoRottier

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#975 - aashiq / @aashiq

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#976 - ゾーブフィッシュ / @zorbfish

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#977 - Joe McKenney / @mckenney00

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#978 - Jonathan / @jmcphers

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#979 - Ryan Coopersmith / @RyanCoopersmit1

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#980 - Marcin Paliwoda / @eukaliptuss

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#981 - BPD / @brian_doyle

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#982 - Daniel de Vries / @devries_d

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#983 - Austin Ware / @AustinWare17

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#984 - William Hamilton / @BobHamiltonijk

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#985 - Pompo Stenberg / @pompost

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#986 - Jonathan / @jberglinds

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#987 - duyanh.y4n.pham / @PhamY4n

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#988 - Bob Ren / @bobrenjc93

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#989 - xovadirij / @xovadirij

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#990 - Coby Drexler / @CobyDrexler

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