*You’re lucky to get a discounted practice round unless you’re playing a Hooters’ event. Hybrid shafts are becoming better and better each year so let’s compare three of the more popular models out this year! A large percentage of players work in the off-season at golf courses in some capacity, either as a caddy or in the bag room or pro shop to make ends meet. 2 Missed puts inside feet said would take you from 8th to 33rd in 2 holes. Guys find the money somewhere. “You just throw as many slacks and shirts as you can into a suitcase,” he says. The Tour has four separate flights to keep competition fair. “Playing on Tour, you get on that first tee, and you’ve got stuff shooting through your veins that you didn’t know was in there. Josh is also the Co-Founder of My Golf Tutor, an online golf instructional website. Sample Golf Blueprint practice plan for a client. If the Web.com Tour is the equivalent of Triple-A baseball, one step below the bigs, then mini-tours — while unaffiliated with the PGA Tour — are Single-A. Do the tournaments arrange it? Saw you mentioned Morganton, NC. Tuesday at Southern Dunes doesn’t much resemble a pro tournament. The chances of these people sponsoring someone who has a successful enough career to repay is very slim. Kevin, as mentioned in the Squares2Circles piece, is a mathematics education professor and accomplished golfer who has played in several USGA events. One way is to qualify for individual tournaments through Monday qualifying and then win enough points to be in the top 125 on the point list. There are separate tours for men and women with each tour being based in a specific geographical region, although some tours may hold tournaments in … You either say, “I want in,” or not. Was a great event and yes those guys are good. As in, a portal to someplace else. And I don’t know about the rest of the readers, but I don’t know how well I would handle that much stress week after week, not knowing if this gamble of a career path is going to pan out or not as you stand over a 4ft. They said, “It’s your job to battle the course.””, Barlow decided to change the way he approached each shot, each round, each tournament. Find further information about some of the amateur golf tours and series of golf events that are available to play in the UK. You come across with the attitude that only those with money in the bank can do things like this or get ahead. Both of them had to have a group of sponsors footing the bill for their tournament fees. These competitions provide something slightly different to a normal open event whereby you visit different venues throughout the year. For every T26 finish in the U.S. Open, there’s a season like the one Barlow had in 2011. Of the 16 players who will make the cut, only eight will earn more than $2,000. GOLFnTours.com is a professional golf tour, golf packages and golf tournament organizer. Mindful practice, like Mr. Hogan undoubtedly employed, is structured, focused, and intentional. Hi Sean! I opened my soul to them and told them that I didn’t think I had the desire anymore. Players will use websites like Kayak and Priceline to find the best room rate for the week. The next person reverse shanked the ball off his driver between his legs and hit the other tee marker. In October, as Barlow and Sanders head to Maricopa, Metzger sits in his Scottsdale condo trying to decide if trekking to the tournament just 40 miles south on Highway 347 is worth the hassle and effort. Unless of course your family can absorb a couple of fruitless years. He said though it was extremely cut throat. 1st Place-$600, 2nd Place-$350, Third-$250 with payouts to top 10. As a former hack pro myself I can answer each of your questions with 90% certainty. To learn more about how the Tour Links panel system will facilitate your next miniature golf product installation, contact one of our design experts at: sales@tourlinks.net or (727) 391-9009. You’ve got it all. That and the one guy that showed up in a 1972 Winnebago that his grandparents had given him. Course Tours™ Interactive tour for every golf course. For more news that golfers everywhere are talking about, follow @golf_com on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube video channel. If I didn’t have them to talk to, I might have thrown in the towel. That’s probably the center of the bell curve, if you will, right around that high-single-digit handicap range. He ached all over. Do you get any perks while at the courses, like meals? In Nico’s words: “We recommend 3 days a week. Thanks Kelly! Play on beautiful courses against rivals around the world in online battles! He has played competitive golf all across the U.S. and holds four courses records. He started caring again about his attitude and outlook, trusting that his game would follow. Those on the mini-tours play a golf version of blackjack: They flirt with being busted and broke, waiting and hoping for that hot streak, when bad bounces aren’t so bad and good bounces are great. Getting out of bed was a chore (although that helped him justify his video-game addiction), and in the winters he’d pop a dozen ibuprofen each day just to make it through his rounds caddying at Whisper Rock Golf Club in Scottsdale. On PGA Tour Canada, you’re against all 150 guys.” He confesses that money-related worries followed him inside the ropes, affecting his play. Ha Ha. If he wasn’t sharp enough on the course that Monday, Sanders would jump back in the car and race to the nearest mini-tour location to grab a Tuesday tee time and another shot at competition. Rookie ball. *Josh has a great explanation here, but ‘equipment deals’ on mini-tours basically amount to getting free balls, hats, and gloves mailed to you every couple of months or a set of wedges if you made the cut last week. Disc Golf Network Adds National Tour and Major Events to Slate The Disc Golf Network will now include live broadcasts of the PDGA’s National Tour and 2 Majors (PDGA Pro World Championship & U.S. Women’s Championship), bringing the total number of live broadcasts to at least 21, up from 11 in 2020, for the upcoming season. Each blueprint card is roughly 10 minutes each, so you can choose which cards to do if you only have limited time to practice. The course was always set up difficult and these players blistered it. His father was an airline pilot and naval aviator… I pity that he had to work part time at a golf course. Another U.S. mini-tour, the eGolf Professional Tour, charges an $1,150 entry fee for tour members and $1,390 for nonmembers. Learn how your comment data is processed. Great suggestions on future articles — will write those down. “I was spending $12,000 a month to get my ass kicked.”. There was an amateur in my group who shanked the ball off the toe of his driver into the tee marker. How much do you need to have set aside to start out? Frida Kinhult walks off the green with her mother/caddy Ingela during the third round of the Symetra Tour Championship on Thursday, November 5 It snowballed to the point where nothing I did could make me happy.”, At the end of 2011, Barlow sat down for lunch with two friends in Las Vegas. I’ve heard it’s a great course. “I’m disappointed, but that’s how it goes,” Barlow says. We have a huge range though, scratch handicap and tour players all the way to 20 handicaps. “I’m like, what is going on?” That’s the question he continues to ask, more than a year removed from his Canadian misadventure. Nonmembers just pay $1,350 per event. No.- not even Philly Mick gets free lessons. Professional golf and the opportunity to attempt professional golf is reserved for only those who have had a privileged upbringing. *They’re only offered at some events. The average handicap drop for our clients was about 2.7 in just 3 months’ time.”. It was in July, so it was really humid and hot. Here’s 12 things you should know. Trent Sanders has not. Pro Division; Amateur Division I always loved the Waterloo Open in Iowa. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Don’t get me wrong. It’s all I’ve ever done.”, Still, a job to supplement his income, Sanders explains, wouldn’t replace his gig as a touring professional. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot on the mini tours, but the life of a mini tour player barely resembles that of a PGA Tour player. You’ve been custom fitted for everything in your bag. Frienships and competition was great. Some guys come from normal middle to low middle class upbringing and say ‘screw it, I’m going for it’, no matter if it’s golf, minor league baseball, or starting a lawn care company. While the life of a golf pro sounds pretty luxurious, I think you’re article sheds some light on the fact that it’s not all glitz and glamour like we see on the TV on Sundays. To make ends meet, he relies on sponsorships from friends, family and investors. So far, Golf Blueprint has been working for a wide range of golfers – from tour pros to the No Laying Up crew to amateurs alike. What’s been so rewarding is that the handicap dropping has been significantly more than we anticipated. “Not only do I believe in myself,” Metzger says, “but I’ve had a lot of people over the last couple years say, “You’ve got the game. Andre Metzger played some of the best golf of his life on the mini-tours in 2012. Were we going to be an elite player product? putt. Do the tournaments arrange it? And whether a given week’s Tour stop is Hawaii or elsewhere in the Lower 48, to aspiring pros dangling from the lower rungs, playing the PGA Tour is paradise. Get up early and hit balls until they tee up in the afternoon or play in the morning and hit balls till dark. Nothing is worse than cranking 7 irons at the range for hours. I didn’t play at Mimosa Hills, but some of my friends have. Andre Metzger played some of the best golf of his life on the mini-tours in 2012. Do they pay a reduced rate, etc? *You sir, have just figured out why playing mini-tours can drive a person to drink. In an interview with golf journalist George Peper in 1987, Mr. Hogan once said: “You hear stories about me beating my brains out practicing, but the truth is, I was enjoying myself. Josh, I work with a few guys that are trying to make it on some of these tours and I would have to say that the general public doesn’t realize how hard some of them are working and how slim the margins are. I always wondered if it was ethical for guys to sell “shares” of their career winnings for an investment… e.g., I pay $1,000 into a player for 0.2% of his winnings for 6 years, or something like that. Great insight Josh, thanks for sharing! Tour Talk General Golf Talk Classic Golf And Golfers Courses, Memberships and Travel Groups, Tourneys, and Partners Matching WRX Academy . Don’t get me wrong. The CT Am Tour provides an authentic TOUR-style tournament golf experience to players of all ages and abilities, allowing golfers to compete with others at their skill level, gain access to top courses in their area and across New England. A life of scarcity can also be rich with experiences. “You can’t compare the two,” says Barlow, who played for several years on the PGA Tour and competed in six U.S. Some tournaments you need to finish higher because the purse is small. Many people who come from middle to lower class families only get a chance or two to make something of themselves. Sorry, Holiday Inn. It runs the full gamut. Golfers from lower class upbringings dont just say “I’m going for it” and the tournaments agree to let them compete for free. Nice article. This is great insight!! Yes, I am making a general statement. Oh yeah, mini tour players tee it up in big cities all the time like Miami, Okla., Morganton, NC and Hawkinsville, Ga. There were a couple of range rats in that group. When the game gets hard, how do you cope? I think you need to educate yourself… the examples you gave are completely contrary to the point you’re trying to make. He made the cut that week, and over the next decade he would make 57 percent of his cuts on Tour, earning more than $5 million. The trailer for HBO’s new Tiger Woods documentary will give you goosebumps, Justin Thomas apologizes for ‘inexcusable’ homophobic slur at Sentry, Sentry TOC Tour Truck Report: New sticks, new companies, and Patrick Reed buys his own threads, Want to become a better putter this winter? Mini-tours are about progression, not sustenance. (Can you imagine a Tour pro ponying up $250,000 in the hope of taking home a $1 million-plus Tour win?) How Do I Earn a Senior PGA Tour Card?. Let me guess. Most will lose money, but that’s the cost of doing business if you want your shot at making the Show, where the checks have twice as many zeros. Entry fees cost about $1,400 per event, which means that most weeks he’s in the red. The Golden Gift; Sponsor Opportunities; Donate; Schedule; Player Info . I live in Morganton, NC and am a member at Mimosa Hills. The mini tour player’s vehicle is their predominant mode of transportation. There’s no telling how many middle-age amateur golfers have watched a Champions Tour event and wondered if they have what it takes to be the next Jay Sigel. “Life always has different paths that you can take,” Barlow says. Off to the left side of the range is the first tee, where a pop-up tent adorned with an “All-American Gateway Tour” decal explains why Craig Barlow, 42, has driven here from his Las Vegas home five hours away. There used to be a NGA Hooters Tour event held at my home club but when they lost the sponsor the tournament left too. The majority of players order equipment at a discount price, while others receive it for free. Why not do a little research next time rather than simply display your ignorance? 4- The credibility of those tours. Zach Zaback wins 2021 Monday Qualifier Contest #1 presented by Abacoa Golf Club Zaback's 3-event cumulative total of 198 (65-67-66) earned him a $1,000 bonus....more. You’ve got the mentality. The Connecticut Amateur Golf Tour is the largest amateur golf tour in Connecticut and the only tour modeled after the PGA Tour. When he played on the East Coast in 2014, he and his wife, Rachel, stayed with friends for months at a time while she finished her schooling in Indiana. Such a hot streak can make a career. To learn more about Golf Blueprint and get involved, visit their website. Good luck to you! I have had both on the course and talk about how they play and where they excel. Only the best 200-plus golfers in the world can earn a spot to play regularly. The only spectators are the odd set of parents, and first-tee jitters take on added weight: Players cut entry-fee checks in the amount of $1,400 for the chance to compete for the $8,000 first prize. Best of luck! Thanks Josh. The math just doesnt add up, you cant work for a few months at minimum wage and save enough money to pay $1,500+/week in expenses during the golf season. He seemed to be following in the footsteps of Kevin Streelman, a former Whisper Rock caddie who earned more than $2 million on the PGA Tour in 2014. Sleeping in a car and splitting hotel bills is not difficult. Many people think playing professional golf at any level is glamorous, but I can tell you after more than four years of professional golf that’s often not the case. Metzger and Sanders miss the cut. This makes him blend in perfectly at Southern Dunes. Matt Killen gives us 5 drills to do at home, Phil Mickelson spotted with new Callaway driver (and 178 mph ball speed) in holiday video, Attention – The missing link to golf performance. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.”, He now treats that phrase like golf scripture. Required fields are marked *. These guys are grinding it out week after week, shelling out cash hoping to make some of it back. For example, how do you get to play in a pro-am? I’d be at the practice tee at the crack of dawn, hit balls for a few hours, then take a break and get right back to it. Gateway. Consistently high finishes are great on the PGA Tour, but they don’t cut it in single-A ball. The check I made with a Web.com win (as a caddie) helped pay it off! Tiger Woods missed the cut. “But I know one thing for sure: I didn’t have any gray hair before this job.”. Good luck to you Evan. Mini Tours Mini Tours. SwingThought is a golf experience platform that stands up your golf journey on-course and on-screen. Justin Thomas apologized for using a homophobic slur during Saturday’s third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Several of them. Far from it. His penchant for doing so created a mystique which is still the stuff of legend even today. If a player does have a caddy for the week, it’s normally a relative or friend. Hope to provide more insights of the tour life to the Golf WRX community. We organize cost-effective and value-for-money golf tours and golf vacation packages anywhere in Australia, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippine, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and More! While this is approaching shades of Mr. Hogan’s practice method above, there is one key distinction here. Really wondering how people can afford to play golf, afford the fees, the practice, the equipment and travel earning so little prize money. Maybe that’s why I don’t play anymore… that score thing kind of matters. I was awakened by some people making out on the hood of my car at 3 a.m. If it is, please, educate yourself. The Champions Tour, known as the Senior PGA Tour until 2002, is open to golfers age 50 and over. This is exactly what Nico Darras and Kevin Moore had in mind when they started Golf Blueprint. Once again, you might want to do your homework… Earl Woods was an officer in the Army, a LT Col to be exact… 0-5 pay grade. It’s not the ideal post-grad life, but renting an apartment isn’t easy with such an unreliable income. The PGA Tour is a very exclusive place to make a living. The whole goal is to keep costs down so you can play in more tournaments throughout the year. Mostly it was young guys fresh out of college or even high school with the goal of making the PGA Tour. *No. Were we going to be an amateur player product? I sincerely mean that. For Sale Lefty WTB Pro Shops Practice range at the Dormie Club. But having a golf course as your office is pretty enticing, too. And unlike Barlow, he lacks years of experience at the game’s highest level. “It’s enticing, the idea of just taking a normal job, where you can stay in one spot and have a planned life and know where your next paycheck will come from,” Sanders says. You’ve tried that before, right? All rights reserved. Pro Golf is a full-time sacrifice and career these days. Here is a short list of players who have won on the PGA Tour and played on the NGA Hooters Tour: Keegan Bradley, Zach Johnson, Stewart Cink, Jim Furyk, Ben Curtis, Lee Janzen, Shaun Micheel, John Daly, Tom Lehman, Lucas Glover, Craig Perks, David Toms, Gary Woodland, Camilo Villegas, Mark Wilson and Bubba Watson. Practice sessions are roughly 45-70 minutes each, but again, all of this depends on the client and what resources they have at their disposal. Many people think playing professional golf at any level is glamorous, but I can tell you after more than four years of professional golf that’s often not the case. “What an incredible Cinderella story”. It can also lead to misplaced hopes and dashed dreams. Looking to get more serious about golf? In a short time, he was approaching scratch and then getting into some mini tour events. My attitude now is good, and I’m in love with golf again.”. He spends his fall in Arizona, where he can shack up with his parents to save money. It was nearly worn out but it made life a little easier for the guy and his wife. We didn’t know, honestly. Such a hot streak can transform a Trent Sanders into a Jimmy Walker, Kevin Stadler or Brian Harman, three 2014 Tour winners who all used to play mini-tour events like the one in Maricopa. When the Masters comes around, be sure to tune in to hear him and fellow staffers recount the most memorable tournaments in Augusta National history on A Pod Unlike Any Other. Some guy volunteered to carry my bag and refused payment at the end of the round. With a baby on the way, he’s somewhere between the wide-eyed innocence of Trent Sanders and the Tour-tested experience of Craig Barlow. There are a few options of how players typically afford a season playing professional golf. I’m talking about the cinnamon rolls at the Holiday Inn continental breakfast and they’re delicious. Many wear shorts. This is not only my own experience as someone who comes from a lower middle-class family, but as someone who has studied the risk and reward of playing pro sports. Opens. One could argue that no one scientifically disassembled and then systematically reassembled the game of golf quite like the great Ben Hogan. How far behind in life does that put you? No. A layer of dew coats the driving range, the sun and temperature both rising steadily. For the first three years, he entered a handful of events and broke even, as he and his wife and caddie, Kim, visited her family in Sioux Falls, S.D. *I’d say $30,000 would last you one year. On Tour, I knew how well I hit the shot by how loud the roar was. What… you’re saying that Tiger Woods came from a “privileged” background? The entry fees vary based on the tournament and tour you play, but range from $700-to-$1,000 per tournament. Starting in 2008, Metzger spent his summers playing the Dakotas Tour. “I was awakened by some people making out on the hood of my car at 3 a.m.”. His bag isn’t a “tour bag,” the enormous and heavy totem that denotes residence on pro golf’s highest plateau. But, you know what? Hi Golfraven, it all depends on the entry fee, purse and your expenses for the week. With most of mini-tour golf comes a high price tag. GOLF.com and GOLF Magazine are published by EB GOLF MEDIA LLC, a division of 8AM GOLF, Why this player should not do ‘1,000 pushups a day’ for distance, 2021 Tournament of Champions purse: Payout information and winner's share at Kapalua, 2021 Tournament of Champions live coverage: How to watch the final round Sunday, Ryan Palmer puzzled by rules inquiry after Tournament of Champions third round. This is a great way to grow the game. Mini tour players have to do what they’ve got to do to make ends meet, but low scores normally allow them to get them a hotel room. Metzger advances through the first stage of qualifying in Arizona but injures his shoulder and washes out at the second stage in Texas. Every year there are a numerous mini tour players that go on to play the PGA and Web.com Tour. All you guys are great ball strikers. Great stuff man, cool to hear what those guys go through and prepare myself if i ever get a chance to play pro. ‍♂⛳‍♀ From the creators of Mini Golf King comes a new Golf game featuring real-time 1v1 matches, realistic courses of stunning graphics, customizable characters, intuitive shot control and even more fun! Maybe that Hogan guy was on to something. Have a good one. The players earn and/or keep their status based upon the money list. Golf Tours, Trips, Holiday, Vacation, Golf Packages in Southeast ASIA… & More? The only golfers I have known that have tried mini tours are college/ young adults who come from upper/ upper middle class families. *No. “We always feel that we’re this close to where we want to go.” He pinches his thumb and index finger so that they almost touch. Here’s the deal, though: mini tour players normally stay at the Motel 8 or Quality Inn across the street for half the price, then casually walk across the street to enjoy a nice warm cinnamon roll. He’s 33. Thanks for the question and have a good one . It starts in October, with more than a thousand of the world’s best non–PGA Tour golfers competing at several courses, including Southern Dunes in Maricopa. Metzger’s mini-tour career kicked off in earnest in 2011 at Whisper Rock, when he met the GoDaddy.com founder, billionaire Bob Parsons. They are apples and oranges…. @Golf_Blueprint is their handle for both Twitter and Instagram. I hope you are happy in your life and have the courage to chase a dream every now and then. Do people get free lessons? But Metzger wasn’t even ready for PGA Tour Canada. Realistic Multiplayer Golf at your fingertips! The difference between the PGA Tour, Web.com and the mini-tours is steps. That leaves Barlow, the guy who made a promise to himself to remain positive and keep his head clear of doubt. You forgot to mention how you could end up being real smelly for not taking a shower for a few days while you slept in the car! What about the equipment deals? It’s 8 a.m. at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, and it looks like just another Tuesday in Maricopa, Arizona. The players who receive free equipment normally have some kind deal where they’re required to carry a certain number of clubs. He notched top 5s in five of 11 events in 2011 but never found the winner’s circle. Maybe your next article can be about how to best interact and become involved… be better advocates. Barlow plunks down his golf bag on the range, slips a glove onto his hand and surveys the scene. Needless to say, that’s a pretty significant drop in a short amount of time from only changing how you practice. The transition from client to partners was equal parts swift and organic, as they quickly realized they were on to something. All they asked us for was a place to plug in and get water. Over the years, there have been incidents where players have put in large amounts of money to play golf and the event/tour went under, leaving the player out of money and competition. Barcelo Montecastillo Golf Resort in Costa De La Luz is home to a top class spa, swimming pools, tennis courts and 18-hole golf course, giving you the opportunity to brush up on your game and enjoy a tranquil time away. Let’s flash back to the 1999 Sony Open in Hawaii, where Barlow was one of those guys working on his tan. There are two ways that a player can join the PGA Tour without participating in the Qualifying Tournament. Back in the Jones/ Hogan era, many of these men had jobs and lives away from golf, the tour wasn’t as demanding. I didn’t have a caddy one year. Their conversations quickly changed from refining course strategy to making targeted improvements in Nico’s game. This article expresses the rift. “I didn’t have a good year,” he says. The clock is ticking, his future as a pro golfer hanging in the balance. Any thing you want to hear about in particular in future articles? And I still thoroughly enjoy it. Join Tour; Updated Covid-19 Rules - 10/10/20. The tour now runs the Canadian and Latin America Tours – so who knows whats next. Read that last sentence again closely and you might discover the problem. It helped me understand what it was gonna take to make it. Who else has $30000 to risk playing one year of small purse tournaments. Par for the course. Driving for 8-to-10 hours between tournaments or Monday qualifiers is nothing new. It’s the lowest professional level in the sport. Top-10 finishes become top-3s and seconds become victories — which lead to exemptions and a higher status on a better tour, getting them closer to the PGA Tour. Play either head-to-head or join international championships like The Spirit to beat your Golf rivals. Who by the way is one of the top five players on tour right now. What separates the mini-tour players from let’s say the Web.com, or the PGA Tour? If you thought it couldn’t get any worse, it did. Join and Tee off now! “I actually think I’m good enough for the PGA Tour.” He even thinks he can win a major. Your vehicle will even double as your bed on some nights. They said that I was meant to be a golfer, that life goes through ups and downs and that my game was going to go through ups and downs, too. That’s with pin locations three steps from the edge or next to a huge slope of every green. *It’s player specific, but 90% of the guys have regular instructors, etc. I guess the state fair was going on and there was a big flood in Iowa. Asking sponsors or family for financial aid at his age is like going trick-or-treating in high school. He typed an inspirational quote into the notes of his iPhone: “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. Members of the Tour must be of a minimum age of 50 on or before Oct 1, 2021. By analyzing the greatest weaknesses in Nico’s game and designing specific practice sessions (which they call “blueprints”) around them, Nico started reaching his goals. What an incwedable Cindawella Story. “Every golfer is addicted to this,” Barlow says. It sports a mash-up of brands, as does Barlow, with his patchwork-quilt ensemble of Nike golf shoes, Travis Mathew shirt and Taylor-Made cap. It makes sense that the major tours PGA, Web.com, European, LPGA, and Senior all pay top heavy. You’ve gotten lessons. Josh is a retired professional golfer who won the Hooters Tour Touchstone Energy Open at age 21. It’s great to see these players pursuing their dreams. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot on the mini tours, but the life of a mini … A great many people have tried to decipher his secret over the years and the inevitable conclusion is always a somewhat anticlimactic, “The secret’s in the dirt.”  Mr. Hogan’s ball striking prowess was carved one divot at a time from countless hours on the practice range. I don’t know what’s more impressive: the winner shooting 25-under that week or those two shots in a row. It’s a blue carry bag. “The worst mistake I ever made was qualifying for that dang PGA Tour Canada,” Metzger says, adding that expenses (travel, hotel, meals, entry fees) took a toll. Metzger made one cut in four starts, pocketing just $1,593. 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