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#549 Juampy NR / @juampynr - Score: 55 - 10/10/14 @ 20:33
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Created by: @udioica

549 active golfers, 1859 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#1 - John Meisner / @jmeisned

10/08/2014 at 05:28AM

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#2 - Urtica dioica / @udioica

10/08/2014 at 06:03AM

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#3 - Petro Тrouq / @zulolosi

10/08/2014 at 07:10AM

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#4 - John Braxler / @braxler

10/08/2014 at 01:33PM

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#5 - Mina Naguib / @minaguib

10/08/2014 at 06:16PM

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#6 - Daniel Burnett / @mango_cheetah

10/09/2014 at 10:40PM

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#7 - Kai Yuan / @kentyuan

10/10/2014 at 09:11AM

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#8 - Tim Chase / @gumnos

10/10/2014 at 02:42PM

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#9 - Sheldon / @sheldon_chi

10/11/2014 at 06:43AM

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#10 - Bill Booth / @ohiopyle

10/12/2014 at 09:25PM

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#11 - Daniel Pham / @dany_pham

10/13/2014 at 05:16AM

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#12 - aborilov / @aborilov

10/16/2014 at 05:23AM

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#13 - Mattias Fransson / @azzidoos

10/16/2014 at 05:22PM

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#14 - Marcelo Montu / @_mMontu_

10/17/2014 at 07:23PM

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#15 - Andreas Simon / @ndrssmn

10/18/2014 at 04:34PM

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#16 - Iany / @grayhatdogfish

10/21/2014 at 06:39AM

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#17 - Anton Davydov / @anton_davydov

10/22/2014 at 06:16PM

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#18 - Peter Andersson / @teroqim

10/22/2014 at 08:20PM

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#19 - Marcin Radomski / @_dextero

10/23/2014 at 07:38AM

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#20 - murmurs / @mrmrs_

10/25/2014 at 05:48PM

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#21 - Charles H. Leggett / @cleggett

10/27/2014 at 04:08PM

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#22 - Kongqun Yang / @KongqunY

10/27/2014 at 11:34PM

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#23 - Johannes H. / @neVexa

10/28/2014 at 03:51PM

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#24 - Michael Kolupaev / @al13n321

10/28/2014 at 11:10PM

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#25 - ———đίxίє—flαтlίиє——— / @_dixie_flatline

11/02/2014 at 07:31PM

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#26 - Asymmetrical Max / @thismax

11/06/2014 at 07:33AM

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#27 - Michael Comerford / @MComerford1

11/09/2014 at 03:46AM

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#28 - Hrvoje Kopinc / @Hrwaaa

11/16/2014 at 03:56PM

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#29 - Martin Toma / @MartinToma

11/16/2014 at 10:00PM

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#30 - Yuriy / @skriyka

11/18/2014 at 11:16PM