2019 Sony Open

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Waialae Country Club

Par 70

7044 yards



built by the great Seth Raynor and opened in 1927





Purse $6,400,000



OWGR looking to be about 50-52 points for the winner, slightly better than last year.



Notables



Jordan Spieth

Justin Thomas

Bubba Watson

Patrick Reed (playing with Bubba in the GolfWRX Forum featured group)

Adam Scott

Zach Johnson

Bryson DeChambeau

Vijay Singh

Jimmy Walker

Brandt Snedeker

Luke Donald

Gary Woodland

Davis Love III

Steve Stricker

Ian Poulter

Jason Dufner

Keegan Bradley

Charles Howell III

Matt Kuchar

YE Yang

Paul Casey

Hideki Matsuyama (5 other Japanese players in the field this week to share press interest with Hideki)

Marc Leishman

Si Woo Kim

Stewart Cink

Pat Perez

Cameron Champ

Cameron Smith

Shugo Imahira: leader in the Japanese Order of Merit in 2018 and got a special invite to The Masters today

Defending Champion Patton Kizzire



and with a spiffy new Slovak flag in front of his name Rory Sabbatini





from 1983



http://youtu.be/sdQFVTmqLl4
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swing is irrelevant, score is everything

just say NO.... to practice swings
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  • OldTomMorrisOldTomMorris Edinburgh, ScotlandMembers  3390WRX Points: 1,200Posts: 3,390 Titanium Tees
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    Always enjoyed this event but the time difference isn't great for watching it live in the UK. Good field.
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    Titleist 910D3 8.5°
    TaylorMade M3 15°
    Titleist CB (710) 3-PW
    Callaway Mack Daddy 4 Chrome 54° S Grind & 58° C Grind
    Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2
    Titleist Pro V 1x
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  • KrazyTrain18KrazyTrain18 West CoastMembers  3263WRX Points: 219Handicap: 1.5Posts: 3,263 Titanium Tees
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    Season debut for Adam Scott, looks like he has the Rombax back in the 3 wood this week.
    Posted:
    915D3 9.5 (GD-DI 6S Black Edition)
    910F 15 (Diamana Kai'li 75S)
    712U 2I (DG S300)
    714 AP2 4-W (DG S300)
    SM6 (50-54-58) (DG S200)
    Scotty Cameron Newport 2.5 (Studio Select)
    TP5
  • gatorpedsMDgatorpedsMD Hacker-in-Chief ClubWRX  4564WRX Points: 798Handicap: 1.5Posts: 4,564 ClubWRX
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    Come on JT
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  • ea19ea19 future hall of famer Members  407WRX Points: 65Handicap: 8Posts: 407 Greens
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    Did I see somewhere where Mac O’Grady was trying to Monday qualify?
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    Cobra driver
    TMade 3 & hybrid
    Titleist AP2 Irons (4-PW)
    Vokey wedges
    Cleveland putter
    Srixon ball
  • OldTomMorrisOldTomMorris Edinburgh, ScotlandMembers  3390WRX Points: 1,200Posts: 3,390 Titanium Tees
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    ea19 wrote:


    Did I see somewhere where Mac O'Grady was trying to Monday qualify?




    Thats a blast from the past. I'm sure he coached Seve at one point, probably briefly.



    I wonder if he is going right or or lefty?
    Posted:
    Titleist 910D3 8.5°
    TaylorMade M3 15°
    Titleist CB (710) 3-PW
    Callaway Mack Daddy 4 Chrome 54° S Grind & 58° C Grind
    Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2
    Titleist Pro V 1x
  • hebsanhebsan Members  851WRX Points: 104Posts: 851 Golden Tee
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    Looking at the forecast, there will be basically no wind. Expect low scores.
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  • RainShadowRainShadow Tucson AZ (for now)Members  4217WRX Points: 513Handicap: 8.2Posts: 4,217 Titanium Tees
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    LOL ---- GolfWRX featured group...Nice!
    Posted:
    Ping G400 10.5 (9.5) Hzrdus Yellow 75 5.5
    Callaway Rogue 17* 4wd Atmos Blue TS 70  
    Ping G410 19*, 22* & 26* Tensei CK Pro Blue 80
    Cobra Forged Tec Black 6-GW SteelFiber i95CW R (2019 Forged Tec Modus 105 R trial run ) 
    Vokey SM7 50/8 F
    Vokey SM7 54/8 M 
    Vokey SM7 58/8 M 
    Toulon Madison H1 neck (L)/ Bettinardi BB1/ '16 Tiki
     Wilson Staff FG Tour/ Bridgestone Tour B RXS / ProV1
  • Creedo77Creedo77 Members  915WRX Points: 188Posts: 915 Golden Tee
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    ea19 wrote:


    Did I see somewhere where Mac O’Grady was trying to Monday qualify?




    That’s correct he was in the field Monday
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  • Santiago GolfSantiago Golf I Strive to make you Better Members  5093WRX Points: 197Handicap: ???Posts: 5,093 Titanium Tees
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    gatorMD wrote:


    Come on JT




    I wanna him get the w. Would love to watch him and spieth duke it out in a final pairing
    Posted:
    Driver: Taylormade M2 '17 10.5*; Accura Tour Z Pink, 85 M5 (285, can get one or two to carry 300+ if needed)
    Fairway: Taylormade Aeroburner TP 15*; Diamana Blueboard 72x (255)
    LOOKING FOR A 7 Wood (probably gunna be 230-235 club)
    Irons: Nike Vapor Pro Combo 4-AW; Aldila VS Proto "By You" 100x
    4-5; 38", 61* lie, 5 iron weight (220, 210) 6-8; 37", 62* lie, 8 iron weight (195, 180, 165) 9-AW; 36", 63* lie (150, 130, 110)
    S Wedge: Scratch 1018 DS 57*; Dynamic Gold S400 Onyx; 35.5", 63.5* lie (85): I HARDLY USE IT IN THE BUNKER
    L Wedge: Maltby Third Wedge (Custom Grind) 62*; Dynamic Gold S400 Onyx; 35", 64* lie: THIS IS MY BUNKER CLUB, HARDLY USE FROM OUTSIDE 40 YARDS!!
    Putter: Scotty Cameron Studio Design #5 MB, YES! Tour Tracey (for practice only)
    Ball: Vice Pro
    Grip: Super Stroke S-Tech Cord (Woods +6 wraps, Irons and wedges +8 wraps)
  • DE-ILLINIDE-ILLINI Members  402WRX Points: 107Handicap: 14Posts: 402 Greens
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    Like to see Spieth get off to a fast start in 2019.
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    Driver: Taylormade M3
    3W: Ping G400
    3H & 4H: Cobra Baffler
    5H:  Ping G
    6 - SW: Ping G25
    58*: Cleveland CBX
    Putter: Ping Vault 2.0 Dale Anser
  • ObeeObee ClubWRX  4196WRX Points: 1,067Handicap: +1Posts: 4,196 ClubWRX
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    Brent Grant, who joined my former club, Bear Creek, a year or more ago, Monday'd into the Sony.



    I would not at all be surprised to see him make the cut, if not contend. Kid is GOOD.
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    PING G400 Max - Atmos Tour Spec Red - S
    TaylorMade Sim Max Titanium 15* 3-WOOD - Diamana - S
    Titleist 818 H2 19*. Tensei black 90g - S
    Titleist 818 H1 21* Atmos Tour Spec Blue - S
    Adams Idea Tech V4 5H 25* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 6H 28* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 7H 32* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Titleist AP2 716 8i 37* KBS Tour S
    Titleist AP2 716 9i 42* KBS Tour S
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 46* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 50* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 full-sole 56* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 low-bounce 60* DG s-400
    Odyssey Works Versa Tank 1W (bent to 76.5*)
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  • 00steven00steven Northern MIMembers  296WRX Points: 176Handicap: 12Posts: 296 Greens
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    Cam Champ ftw
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    Driver: Taylormade M3  
    3 Wood: Taylormade M4
    3 Hybrid: Taylormade M4
    4 iron: Taylormade GAPR mid
    5/6:Titleist AP1 716 
    7-9 Titleist CB 710
    PW: Titleist CB 716 
    Wedges: 52/56 Titlest SM7 60 Titleist SM6
    Putter: Ping Sigma 2 Fetch
    Ball: Bridgestone Tour B XS
  • b.heltsb.helts Members  3196WRX Points: 639Posts: 3,196 Titanium Tees
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    00steven wrote:


    Cam Champ ftw




    Just came in here to say your username is awesome!
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  • andrieddleandrieddle Members  1842WRX Points: 111Posts: 1,842 Platinum Tees
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    I hope Luke Donald makes the cut
    Posted:
    TM M3 (10.5)
    Cobra King LTD 3W
    Callaway XR 5W (19)
    Cobra Fly Z+ 4-P

    Bridgestone J15 (50)
    Callaway MD2 (56/60)
    TM SpiderX Navy/White
  • OldTomMorrisOldTomMorris Edinburgh, ScotlandMembers  3390WRX Points: 1,200Posts: 3,390 Titanium Tees
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    andrieddle wrote:


    I hope Luke Donald makes the cut




    Major medical extension?
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    Titleist 910D3 8.5°
    TaylorMade M3 15°
    Titleist CB (710) 3-PW
    Callaway Mack Daddy 4 Chrome 54° S Grind & 58° C Grind
    Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2
    Titleist Pro V 1x
  • HankshankHankshank Members  1942WRX Points: 437Posts: 1,942 Platinum Tees
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    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?
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  • agolf1agolf1 Members  1953WRX Points: 1,112Posts: 1,953 Platinum Tees
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    Hankshank wrote:


    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?


    I'm not sure either. It seems like its for the least liked players on tour though.
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    Titleist 915 D4 10.5*, Diamana S+ Blue 60 S-Flex
    Titleist 915F 16.5* & 21.0*, Diamana S+ Blue 70 S-Flex
    PING G25 5-PW (25*-44*), UW (49*), SW (54*), CFS R-Flex
    PING Zing 2 L/S (57*)
    PING Cadence TR Ketsch Putter
    Backup Lob Wedges:  PING Eye 2+ (58*) or PING Eye 2 XG (60*)
  • the bishopthe bishop Members  3927WRX Points: 941Posts: 3,927 Titanium Tees
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    agolf1 wrote:

    Hankshank wrote:


    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?


    I'm not sure either. It seems like its for the least liked players on tour though.


    Give Elk a sponsor's exemption and pair him with Bubba.
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    W/S D7 10.5*
    W/S D7 15*
    W/S D7 19*/22*
    W/S FG62 5-P
    W/S Staff Model 52/56/60
    Newport Pro Platinum
  • MilkyButterCutsMilkyButterCuts Members  974WRX Points: 466Handicap: 4.1Posts: 974 Golden Tee
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    Nice field
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  • Darth PutterDarth Putter Members  6032WRX Points: 2,823Handicap: 10.8Posts: 6,032 Titanium Tees
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    Hankshank wrote:


    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?




    The group most likely to produce nasty comments on this forum.



    Bubba AND Reed? That's an entire lake of potential haterade.
    Posted:
    swing is irrelevant, score is everything

    just say NO.... to practice swings
  • ObeeObee ClubWRX  4196WRX Points: 1,067Handicap: +1Posts: 4,196 ClubWRX
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    John Chin, who I've played with a bunch at Bear Creek, is on the leaderboard! This is his first year on the big Tour.
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    PING G400 Max - Atmos Tour Spec Red - S
    TaylorMade Sim Max Titanium 15* 3-WOOD - Diamana - S
    Titleist 818 H2 19*. Tensei black 90g - S
    Titleist 818 H1 21* Atmos Tour Spec Blue - S
    Adams Idea Tech V4 5H 25* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 6H 28* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 7H 32* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Titleist AP2 716 8i 37* KBS Tour S
    Titleist AP2 716 9i 42* KBS Tour S
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 46* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 50* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 full-sole 56* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 low-bounce 60* DG s-400
    Odyssey Works Versa Tank 1W (bent to 76.5*)
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  • 4rheel4rheel OC, CaliforniaMembers  2220WRX Points: 339Posts: 2,220 Platinum Tees
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    Where is Reid with the Sony Open pics? Lol
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  • ShilgyShilgy PhoenixMembers  12537WRX Points: 1,552Handicap: 3.2Posts: 12,537 Titanium Tees
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    DE-ILLINI wrote:


    Like to see Spieth get off to a fast start in 2019.
    A T55 and MC to start his season..today he is +2 through 11 and already -1.753 SG putting. Not quite what you asked for.
    Posted:
    WITB
    Tools for the job!


  • MitchellGolfingMitchellGolfing Members  1454WRX Points: 218Posts: 1,454 Platinum Tees
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    Spieth not starting with a bang in 2019.
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    Callaway Xr speed 10.5 
    Adams Tightlies 16*
    Maltby Sti2 4-Gw
    Maltby Tour Grind 56*
    Ping Anser 33” Superstroke 3.0
  • bscinstnctbscinstnct Members  28872WRX Points: 5,688Posts: 28,872 Titanium Tees
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    What's the deal with this? Did they play already or are they just starting now?
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  • ObeeObee ClubWRX  4196WRX Points: 1,067Handicap: +1Posts: 4,196 ClubWRX
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    hebsan wrote:


    Looking at the forecast, there will be basically no wind. Expect low scores.




    Except by Spieth.... ;-)


    bscinstnct wrote:


    What's the deal with this? Did they play already or are they just starting now?




    It's in Hawaii. Pretty sure it's currently 1:36 PM there on Thursday, January 10, 2019.



    Where are you?
    Posted:
    PING G400 Max - Atmos Tour Spec Red - S
    TaylorMade Sim Max Titanium 15* 3-WOOD - Diamana - S
    Titleist 818 H2 19*. Tensei black 90g - S
    Titleist 818 H1 21* Atmos Tour Spec Blue - S
    Adams Idea Tech V4 5H 25* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 6H 28* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 7H 32* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Titleist AP2 716 8i 37* KBS Tour S
    Titleist AP2 716 9i 42* KBS Tour S
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 46* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 50* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 full-sole 56* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 low-bounce 60* DG s-400
    Odyssey Works Versa Tank 1W (bent to 76.5*)
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  • bscinstnctbscinstnct Members  28872WRX Points: 5,688Posts: 28,872 Titanium Tees
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    Obee wrote:

    hebsan wrote:


    Looking at the forecast, there will be basically no wind. Expect low scores.




    Except by Spieth.... ;-)


    bscinstnct wrote:


    What's the deal with this? Did they play already or are they just starting now?




    It's in Hawaii. Pretty sure it's currently 1:36 PM there on Thursday, January 10, 2019.



    Where are you?




    NY. You gonna answer my question or what?



    Ohee! It seems like some people playe d and now these are new people?



    Anyway, CChamp gotta unbutton that top button on his shirt.
    Posted:
  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Columbus, OHMembers  7281WRX Points: 588Handicap: 1.8Posts: 7,281 Titanium Tees
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    Awesome. Champ just hit it over the 333 yard 10th. They were yelling for it to sit down! LOLOLOLOL!!! Love it.



    ...Went about 350+ into back left rough.
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    9.5* Cobra LTD, Old school Grafalloy Blue, 43.5"
    14* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X 42"
    16* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X, 41.5" (set to 17*)
    19* Titleist 816 H2 fuji 8.8X TS 40.0"
    4-7 2016 Hogan PTx, KBS Tour V, 120X.  
    PXG gen 1 tours 8 & 9 Proto 125 F5 hardstepped 1x.
    Ping glide 2 46-12, 50-12, 54-14 (at 55) stealth, Vokey SM6 60M (61). Wedges Recoil Proto 125 F5
    33.5" Ghost spider slant neck.
    Srixon Z-star XV
    Jones Trouper Bag
  • ObeeObee ClubWRX  4196WRX Points: 1,067Handicap: +1Posts: 4,196 ClubWRX
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    Boom, John Chin!!!!



    First PGA Event as a full member of The Tour, and he goes out and fires 4-under, good for T2 in the morning wave! Way to go, John!!!
    Posted:
    PING G400 Max - Atmos Tour Spec Red - S
    TaylorMade Sim Max Titanium 15* 3-WOOD - Diamana - S
    Titleist 818 H2 19*. Tensei black 90g - S
    Titleist 818 H1 21* Atmos Tour Spec Blue - S
    Adams Idea Tech V4 5H 25* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 6H 28* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Adams Idea Tech V4 7H 32* ProLaunch Blue 75 HY x-stiff
    Titleist AP2 716 8i 37* KBS Tour S
    Titleist AP2 716 9i 42* KBS Tour S
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 46* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 mid-bounce 50* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 full-sole 56* DG s-400
    Cleveland RTX-4 low-bounce 60* DG s-400
    Odyssey Works Versa Tank 1W (bent to 76.5*)
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  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Columbus, OHMembers  7281WRX Points: 588Handicap: 1.8Posts: 7,281 Titanium Tees
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    El Camarón is -3 thru 8!, Go shrimp!!
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    9.5* Cobra LTD, Old school Grafalloy Blue, 43.5"
    14* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X 42"
    16* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X, 41.5" (set to 17*)
    19* Titleist 816 H2 fuji 8.8X TS 40.0"
    4-7 2016 Hogan PTx, KBS Tour V, 120X.  
    PXG gen 1 tours 8 & 9 Proto 125 F5 hardstepped 1x.
    Ping glide 2 46-12, 50-12, 54-14 (at 55) stealth, Vokey SM6 60M (61). Wedges Recoil Proto 125 F5
    33.5" Ghost spider slant neck.
    Srixon Z-star XV
    Jones Trouper Bag
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