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Recap: Boyd, C. Song Win SC One-Day Series @ Spring Valley CC

On Saturday, August 19, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the South Carolina One-Day Open Series at Spring Valley CC. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field of 36 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

The Champion of the Prep Series was Erica Boyd (Charlotte, NC 2020), after winning a scorecard playoff over Emily Song (Charlotte, NC 2019) Both players with a final score of 81 on the day. Just 4 strokes behind them was Jordan Guyton (Columbia, SC 2019), taking 3rd place. Tanking 4th place was Madelyn Richards (Blythewood, SC 2018).

In the Futures Series, was Cindy Song (Waxhaw, NC 2023) after a playoff against Abby Franks (Roebuck, SC 2023). Both ladies shot the low round of the day, 75. Finishing in 3rd place, with a score of 88 was Jessica Edwards (Moore, SC 2020). Mirabella Calabrase (Cornelius, NC 2019) shot an 90, finishing the day in 4th place.

Congratulations to all of our winners today!

Our next South Carolina One-Day Series event is the Southeast Series Finale @ Cobbs Glen CC  in Spartanburg, SC on August 26-27, 2017. There is still time to register!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Holcomb,Mathews, Song Win NC One-Day Series at Mill Creek GC

On Friday, August 11, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the North Carolina One-Day Series at Mill Creek GCThe goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The goal of the One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field of 29 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

The Champion of the Prep Series by 2 shots was Grace Holcomb (Wilmington, NC 2021) after posting a score of 83 for the day. In a tie for second place with a score of 85 was Carson Jenkins (Raleigh, NC 2019) and Cameron Wood (Waxhaw, NC 2017). In Fourth place with a score of 87 was Evin Flinchum (Summerfield, NC 2018).

The Champion of the Futures Series was Emily Mathews (Mebane, NC 2023) after firing a round of 80. Only 3 strokes behind, finishing in second was Kayla Dowell (Mebane, NC 2021) with a score of 83. Finishing in a tie for third place was Elizabeth Tart (Holly Springs, NC 2019) and Megan Morris (Cary, NC 2021) both with a score of 85.

The Champion of the Discovery Series was Gracie Song(Monroe, NC 2026), with a nine hole score of 39. Discovery Series runner-up was Madison Dial (High Point, NC 2025), finishing the day at nine hole score of 48.

We would also like to recognize that two of our Futures players, Elizabeth Tart (Holly Springs, NC 2019) and Chloe Pittman (Davidson, NC 2020)  made an eagle on the 2nd hole Par 5 today.  Way to go ladies!

Our next NC One-Day Series event is the NC One-Day Series Event @ Pinehurst #9 in Pinehurst, NC. There is still time to register!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.
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Recap: Sambach, Atwood Win 2017 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP @ Salem Glen CC

On Sunday, August 6, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the final round of the TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP at Salem Glen CC in Clemmons, NC.  This event wraps up the 2017 PKBGT Championship season.

Winning the Bell Series with a commanding score of 220 was Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) with rounds of 73-73-74. Sambach made back-to-back birdies on the finishing holes on Sunday to pull ahead by one stroke to win the Championship. Finishing in second place with rounds of 73-69-79-221 was Sasha Hayes (Winston Salem, NC 2020).  One shot back in third was Skylar Sload (Ashburn, VA 2018) with scores of 77-72-73-222. Placing in fourth was Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020) with scores of 80-71-73-224. In fifth place with scores of 72-76-79-227 was Nina Kouchi (Matthews, NC 2018).

The Champion of the Futures Series was Maria Atwood (Holly Springs, NC 2022) with a three day score of 79-70-72-221. Atwood made three birdies on the day to off set three bogeys and remain at level par for the final day.  Finishing in second place was Emma Chen (Derwood, MD 2022) with scores of 71-79-80-230. Finishing in third place was Grayson Warren (Washington, NC 2021) with a three day total of 76-81-75-232. Placing in fourth place was Morgan Ketchum (Winston-Salem, NC 2022) with scores of 78-82-75-235. Finishing in a tie for fifth place was Halynn Lee (Cary, NC 2021) and Annabelle Millard (Indian Trail, NC 2022) bith with a three day total of 236.

The TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP marks the end of the regular 2017 season. A lot is at stake at this event, including many invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL in November. Winning the 2017 Bell Series Order of Merit was our Champion this weekend Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021). Sambach won 3 her last three starts in the PKBGT Majors with wins at MASTERS, PRECISION Jr. Girls, and TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP. Amanda is also the first PKBGT Player in the tour’s history to win all three Order of Merit Races back-to-back-to-back years. Winning the 2017 Futures Series Order of Merit is also our champion this weekend, Maria Atwood (Holly Springs, NC 2022). Atwood had 7 either top or runner-up finishes this season with four wins this season. Congratulations to both Ladies on their wonderful accomplishments this season. 

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Hankim, Chen, and E. Wang Win MA One-Day Series at Hobbit’s Glen GC

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series event at Hobbit’s Glen GC. One-day tournaments are University of Maryland GCdesigned for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf.  The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.  The tournament featured a field of 35 players and included the Prep, Futures, and Discovery Series.

Winning the Prep Series was Hannah Hankim (Potomac, MD 2021). Hankim finished the day with a score of 5 over par, 77. Finishing in second place was Faith McIlvain (Ellicott City, MD 2020) with a score of 83. Coming in third place was Hannah Jonely (Ashburn, VA 2020, with a score of 86.

Winning the Futures Series was Vynie Chen (Centreville, VA 2020) finishing the day at 2 over par, 74. Runner-up was Julie Shin (Brambleton, VA 2022), just one stroke behind the leader, shooting 75. Finishing in third place Sue Lee (Lorton, VA 2022) with a score of 77. Finishing in fourth place was AnPhi Le (Fredrick, MD 2022) with a score of 80.

Winning the Discovery Series was Emily Wang (Mclean, VA 2024) with her impressive score of one under par, 35. The Runner-up of the Discovery Series was Makayla Grubb (Stafford, VA 2025) who was 4 shots back with a score of 39.

Congratulations to all the top finishers this weekend! The PKBGT is back in action August 26, 2017 for the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series @ The Hollows GC. There is still time to register!

The PKBGT has partnered with the Middle Atlantic PGA and will host events in Virginia and Maryland.  The series will feature three divisions: Prep, Futures, and Discovery.  On the day of each of the Middle Atlantic Series events, players are welcome to attend our “Introduction to Tournament Golf” workshops.  The workshops are designed to promote and increase participation among middle and high school age developmental female golfers.  Topics covered at the workshops will include learning to become comfortable playing competitive golf, learning basic rules of golf, and building confidence on the course.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Update: Hayes, Atwood Leading 2017 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP @ Salem Glen CC

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the second round of the TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP at Salem Glen CC in Clemmons, NC.  This event wraps up the 2017 PKBGT Championship season.

Leading the Bell Series after firing a commanding second round score of 3-under, 69 was Sasha Hayes (Winston Salem, NC 2020). Sitting four shots back in second place is Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) after two rounds of 73. In third place is Nina Kouchi (Matthews, NC 2018) who had scores of 72-76 the first two days.  In a tie for fourth place is Anna McDonald (Hickory, NC 2019) and Skylar Sload (Ashburn, VA) both with a two day total of 149.

Leading the Futures Series is Maria Atwood (Holly Springs, NC 2022) after a stellar round of 70 on day two to pull head by one shot. Sitting just one back is Emma Chen with a two day total of 150. Sitting in third place is Lauren Denhard (Salisbury, NC 2019) with a two day total of 156. There is a three way tie for fourth place between Grayson Warren (Washington, NC 2021), Halynn Lee (Cary, NC 2021), and Annabelle Millard (Indian Trail, NC 2022).

Its will be an exciting finish on Sunday!

The TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP marks the end of the regular 2017 season. A lot is at stake at this event, including many invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL in November. At the conclusion of the event, invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL will be extended to the top-30 players from the PKBGT 2015 Bell Division Order of Merit rankings, the top-15 players from the 2015 PKBGT Prep Division Order of Merit rankings, the top-five players from the 2015 PKBGT Futures Division Order of Merit Rankings, the top-three players on the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Series Order of Merit, the number one player on the 2015 Futures One-Day Division Order of Merit, and the top-30 finishers on the PKB Performance Index. The PKBGT will also recognize any state junior amateur champion at the Invitational. This tournament will bring together players from Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Hayes,Denhard,and Dial Win NC One-Day Series at Bermuda Run CC (West)

On Saturday, July 29, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the North Carolina One-Day Series at Bermuda Run Country Club (West Course). The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event features a field of # players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

The Champion of the Prep Series by 1 shot was Sasha Hayes (Winston-Salem, NC 2020) after posting a score of 78 for the day. Following in second place with a score of 79 was Mackensi Hall (Graham, NC 2018). In third place with a score of 80 was Nicole Kramer (Charlottle, NC 2018). Rounding out our top four in a two-way tie was Emilee Wenmoth (Clemmons, NC 2017) and Michaela Cox (Greensboro, NC 2017) both with a score of 82.

The Champion of the Futures Series was Lauren Denhard (Salisbury, NC 2019) after firing a  6 over par, 77. Only 1 stroke behind, finishing in second was Morgan Ketchum (Winston-Salem, NC 2022) with a score of 78. Finishing in third place was Hannah Lindemann (Charlotte, NC 2021) with a score of 84. In fourth place was Makena Witt (Salem, VA 2019) with a score of 85.

The Champion of the Discovery Series was Madison Dial (High Point, NC 2025), with a nine hole score of 48. Discovery Series runner-up was Sally Toalson (Advance, NC 2024), finishing the day at nine hole score of 59.

Our next NC One-Day Series event is the NC One-Day Series Event @ Mill Creek Country Club in Mebane, NC. There is still time to register!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.
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Recap: Cherry, E. Chen Wins the Commonwealth Classic @ Hidden Creek CC

On Tuesday, July 18, the PKBGT played the final round of the 2017 Commonwealth Classic at Hidden Creek Country Club.  The event featured a field of 26 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour in the country.  There are five different states represented in the tournament.

Winning the Bell Series was Jacqueline Cherry (Ellicott City, MD) with a two day total of 4 over par, 75-73-148.  Coming in a tie for second place was Natalie Welsh (Valencia, PA 2018)  and Lena Capoccia (Bethesda, MD 2018) both finishing one shot back of the champion with a two day total of 149. In a tie for fourth place was Jordan Cornelius (Bethesda, MD 2018) and Danielle Suh (Herndon, VA 2020) both finishing with a two day total of 152.

Winning the Futures Series was Emma Chen (Derwood, MD 2022) after a blistering final round of 68 making her two day total 144, even par. Emma had 6 birdies on the day, making the turn at 3 under par.  Only two shots back to finish in second place was Hannah Jonely (Ashburn, VA 2020) after shooting another great score of 73 to have a two day total of 146. Coming in third place was Julie Shin (Brambleton, VA 2022) who shot 73 the final day to climb into the top 5 of this event with a two day total of 151.  Finishing in fourth place was Sue Lee (Lorton, VA 2022) with a final day score of 74 and a two day total of 152. Rounding out the top 5 was Katie Park (Fairfax, VA 2022) who shot a final round of 77 and finished with a two day total of 153.

Congratulations to all the top finishers this week!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

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Recap: Sudjianto, Song Win NC One-Day Series @ Pine Island CC

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On July 18, 2017, the PKBGT played the North Carolina One-Day Series tournament at Pine Island Country Club, home to the Carolinas Golf Association’s Vicki DiSantis Girls’ Championship. One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.

Winning the Prep Series was Alexis Sudjianto (Charlotte, NC 2019) with a three over par, 75.  A scorecard playoff determined second and third place. In second place with a round of 77 was Mara Hirtle (Pinehurst, NC 2020).  In third place, also with a 77 was Emily Song (Charlotte, NC 2019).  A scorecard playoff also determined fourth place and Kathryn Elliott claimed fourth place, shooting 79.

Winning the Futures Series was Cindy Song (Waxhaw, NC 2023) shooting an impressive five under par, 67.  In second place with a 77 was Liza Lapeyre (New Orleans, LA 2022).  In third place with an 80 was Elyssa Kim (Charlotte, NC 2019).  In fourth place was Hannah Lindemann (Charlotte, NC 2021) with an 81.

Congratulations to all of our PKBGT top finishers! Our next NC One-Day Series Event is the NC One-Day Series at Bryan Park GC in Greensboro, NC. There is still time to register!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

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Update: Cornelius, Jonely Leading after Round 1 Commonwealth Classic @ Hidden Creek CC

On Monday, July 17, the PKBGT played round 1 of the 2017 Commonwealth Classic at Hidden Creek Country Club.  The event featured a field of 26 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour in the country.  There are five different states represented in the tournament.

Leading the Bell Series after round 1 is Jordan Cornelius (Bethesda, MD 2018) with a score of one over par, 73. Only one shot back in second place is Lena Capoccia (Bethesda, MD 2018) with two over par, 74. In a tie for third place is Jacqueline Cherry (Ellicott City, MD) and Natalie Welsh (Valencia, PA 2018) both with a round one score of 3 over par, 75.

Leading the Futures Series after round 1 is Hannah Jonely (Ashburn, VA 2020) with a round one score of over over par, 73. In a tie for second is Katie Park (Fairfax, VA 2022) and Emma Chen (Derwood, MD 2022) both only three shots back with a score of 76. In fourth place is Mary Waclawski (Vienna, VA 2019) with a score of 77.

Awards will be presented to the top-five players in each series.  We look forward to a great event!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

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Recap: Isaacson, Atwood Win 2GG Apparel Championship

The 2017 2GG Apparel Girls Golf Championship at Coastal Carolina University’s Hackler Course completed day 2 of the 36 hole event.  2GG Apparel, a clothing line and sponsor of the PKBGT, was founded by MLB All-Star pitcher Russ Ortiz after his retirement in 2010.  Ortiz is an avid golfer and 100% of the proceeds from 2GG Apparel are donated to charity.    

In the Bell Series, Madison Isaacson (Greensboro, NC 2018) claimed 1st place with rounds of 69, 79 totaling 148 on the weekend.  Mallory Fobes (East Bend, NC 2019) finished the weekend in 2nd place with rounds of 75, 76 with a two-day total of 151. Bailee Twiford (Coinjock, NC 2019) placed 3rd shooting 78, 74 with a two-day total of 152. Madison Branum (Lexington, SC 2018) placed 4th shooting 76, 78 with a two-day total of 154. Emma Charles (Hartsville, SC 2019) placed 5th shooting 77, 79 with a two-day total of 156.

In the Futures Series, Maria Atwood (Holly Springs, NC 2022) finished in 1st place, ending the day with an impressive round of 68, giving her a two-day total of 146. Loralie Cowart (Winston, GA 2021) placed 2nd shooting 76, 78 with a two-day total of 154. Sydney Grimes (Suffolk, VA 2019) finished in 3rd place, shooting 80, 78 with a two-day total of 158. There was a two-way tie for 4th place, which was decided by the second round score. Grayson Warren (Washington, NC 2021) placed 4th, shooting 84, 76 with a two-day total of 160. Regan Clifford (Mount Pleasant, SC 2020) place 5th, shooting 82, 78 with a two-day total of 160.

Congratulations to all of our winners this weekend at the 2GG Apparel Girls Golf Championship! Our next Championship Event is the Tour Championship, August 4-6, 2017 at Salem Glen Golf & CC in Clemmons, NC.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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