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Hodson Golf – Mother of  a deal!

Hodson Golf – Mother of a deal!

My mother has always been tough to buy for, now with everything closed my options are even more limited. For those of you feeling the same pain, we are happy to offer a Mothers Day package that she will be sure to love. This package includes a full 2 hour private outdoor fitting (with all […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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HODSON GOLF NOW OFFERING VIRTUAL FITTINGS

HODSON GOLF NOW OFFERING VIRTUAL FITTINGS

In these unique times, Hodson Golf is excited to offer live-streaming fittings! I know many of our great customers have some form of launch monitor or simulators while many more currently use some form of online instruction. Let’s take advantage of all this technology and get you fit into some custom clubs from the privacy […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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Hodson Golf has N95 Particulate Respirator and Surgical Masks to donate

Hodson Golf has N95 Particulate Respirator and Surgical Masks to donate

As building/repairing golf clubs can get messy (cutting graphite and steel shafts, grinding, sanding, etc.) I have always stocked up on protective gear. Obviously these things can be better utilized elsewhere right now. So for all the Richmond Virginia golfers out there please don’t break any clubs for a few more weeks. Once this thing […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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2020 China Tariff/Trade Issues and Covid-19 expected delay issues

2020 China Tariff/Trade Issues and Covid-19 expected delay issues

So please don’t take this the wrong way but I’m just relaying what I am hearing from several of the close sources I have in the golf business. As always I’m just trying to keep our loyal customers up-to-date and not sticking my head in the sand trying to avoid a serious issue. I’m assuming […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

Still fitting outdoors in February!!

Still fitting outdoors in February!!

We are still going strong and just wanted to encourage those who have been sitting on the fence to contact us to set up your private fitting. This weather won’t last (hopefully it will) and we have all the new 2020 lineups in stock and ready to fit!

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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First Week of February in the 70’s?!!! Book your outdoor fitting now – All new 2020 lineup in-hand and ready for fitting!!!!

First Week of February in the 70’s?!!! Book your outdoor fitting now – All new 2020 lineup in-hand and ready for fitting!!!!

Break out the shorts people and contact us now to schedule your outdoor fitting for next week. Some of you have been on our weekly availability email for some time and what few times we have left next week will fill up fast (while also taking advantage of our winter fitting special). Get fit now […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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All New 2020 Lines now available for fitting!

All New 2020 Lines now available for fitting!

So the PGA Trade Show wrapped up last week and we are pleased to announce that we now have all the 2020 latest and greatest OEM lines and exotic shafts ready for fitting. We are still experiencing higher than normal temperatures and no rain so contact us to schedule your private fitting (outdoors and not […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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Congratulations to Peter Hodson who just received the US Army’s Public Service Commendation Medal for his  service through the Links to Freedom Foundation!

Congratulations to Peter Hodson who just received the US Army’s Public Service Commendation Medal for his service through the Links to Freedom Foundation!

So my father has been driving up to Fort Belvoir every Saturday each season to work with the soldiers stationed there through the incredible Rehabilitative Golf Program Links To Freedom Foundation. He and Mahrty Lehr and Tom Dougherty have been making this road trip for the last 8 years and have logged over 1,000 hours […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

60’s in December/January?! We are still fitting outdoors – off REAL GRASS!

60’s in December/January?! We are still fitting outdoors – off REAL GRASS!

For everyone who received a holiday gift certificate from Hodson Golf, we just wanted to let you know that we are still fitting outdoors off grass. Take advantage of this warm spell to book your fitting now before the cold weather returns.

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

PXG Generation 3 line availability

PXG Generation 3 line availability

We are excited to have in-hand the new PXG Generation 3 line any day now. The official release is 1/15/20 but we hope to begin fitting for this new line early next week. Please contact us to set up your private launch monitor fitting and you will be the first customers in the country to […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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Happy Holidays from Hodson Golf

Happy Holidays from Hodson Golf

Hodson Golf would like to extend our sincerest thanks and appreciation to all of our loyal customers for another great year. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season. Now take advantage of this warm weather and go play some golf 😉

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

Callaway Super Hybrid – What a Beast!

Callaway Super Hybrid – What a Beast!

We have finished testing out the latest offering from Callaway and the performance has been nothing short of amazing. The concept for this club came right from the top at Callaway. Chip Brewer (Callaway CEO) took this concept to his design team in order to create a forgiving yet powerful hybrid for that discerning golfer […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

Callaway Maverick Driver now available for fitting (Ssshhhh)

Callaway Maverick Driver now available for fitting (Ssshhhh)

As a board member of Callaway Golf’s National Fitters Board we are fortunate enough to be one of the first fitter accounts in the country to get this bad boy in the studio for immediate testing/fitting (Sorry Club Champion Golf). Contact us now to set up a fitting and compare this monster to your current […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

HODSON GOLF CONCIERGE SERVICE – UNIQUE GIFT IDEA -NEW!

HODSON GOLF CONCIERGE SERVICE – UNIQUE GIFT IDEA -NEW!

This unique package makes a great gift that gives the whole year round. Most of our avid golfers generally change their grips twice per year (winter + summer) while also having their lie/lofts checked at least two times a year. Believe me if you are playing softer forged irons and/or wedges they will change depending […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

FAQ – Hodson Golf vs Richmond’s new Club Champion Golf

FAQ – Hodson Golf vs Richmond’s new Club Champion Golf

We have been fielding increased calls and emails from our loyal customers regarding the new high-end club-fitting chain, Club Champion Golf. Club Champion is a national chain (70 +/- locations) which recently opened a new location here in Richmond. First and foremost, we appreciate everyone’s concerns regarding our new competition, and we are extremely humbled […]

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

Hodson Golf Holiday Free Fitting Special (limited availability)

Hodson Golf Holiday Free Fitting Special (limited availability)

For the holiday season Hodson Golf will be offering a complimentary fitting special. This certificate simply offers a complimentary private launch monitor fitting (normally $150 fee) with any custom club purchase exceeding $500 (sorry only 1 coupon per customer). Each purchaser will also receive a custom Hodson Golf hat after their private fitting. This coupon can be used anytime within one calendar year after purchase. After purchase please let us know to whom you would like to present the coupon and we will email you the finished coupon which you can print off and present. These coupons will be available beginning Monday 12/2/19 and will expire on Christmas Eve 12/24/19 and will have a limited availability. 

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – FREE FITTING COUPON

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – FREE FITTING COUPON

For the upcoming Small Business Saturday (11/30/19) Hodson Golf will be offering a complimentary fitting special. Simply purchase the $150 special and present the coupon when you arrive for your scheduled private fitting. The full coupon purchase amount of $150 will be deducted in full with any custom club purchase exceeding $1,000 (sorry only 1 coupon per customer). Each purchaser will also receive a custom Hodson Golf hat after their private fitting. This coupon can be used anytime within one calendar year after purchase. After purchase please let us know to whom you would like to present the coupon and we will email you the finished coupon which you can print off and present . These coupons will be available beginning Friday 11/29/19 and will expire on Midnight 11/30/19 and will have a limited availability. 

You can purchase the coupon here

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

Srixon/XXIO/Cleveland Golf Fitting Event this Friday 11/1 at our UofR Location

Srixon/XXIO/Cleveland Golf Fitting Event this Friday 11/1 at our UofR Location

We are pleased to be hosting the Callaway/Srixon/XXIO Staff fitter at our Uofr Location this Friday 11/1 from 2-5:00. If you would like to come out and schedule some time please contact us directly.

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

Reminder – Mizuno Fitting Event This Thursday 10/24 3-6:00 at Independence GC

Reminder – Mizuno Fitting Event This Thursday 10/24 3-6:00 at Independence GC

We do have spots still available for this event. If you are interested please contact us directly to block some time with the Mizuno Staff Fitter.

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About Andrew Hodson

I am the youngest with in a golfing family which has spanned three generations. My grandfather started the tradition in England (Bert Hodson-1931 Ryder Cup Team) and has since passed on his knowledge and love of the game. Although I did not follow in the steps of my father and grandfather on a professional golfing level, my love of the game and commitment to accurately fit equipment has only grown. Even as a kid I enjoyed re-gripping clubs which eventually led to refinishing wood heads, re-shafting, and now has culminated in more detailed custom club fitting, building, and repair.

http://www.hodsongolf.com

Virginia’s Top Scenic Golf Courses for Fall

Virginia’s Top Scenic Golf Courses for Fall

Virginia is known as the Old Dominion state because of its former royalty to the English crown. That unquestioning loyalty may be long gone but the state still features some of the most royal scenic views in the country. The top courses in Virginia feature scenic rides through unrivaled country landscapes and foliage only seen in the national parks. Virginia in the fall offers incredible foliage views and refreshing mountain air for the perfect weekend escape for individual golfers and groups. Discover these scenic golf courses and don’t forget to bring your best golf shoes for this trip.

golfPhoto Courtesy of Chris Urbanowicz

 

Cascades Golf Course at The Omni Homestead—Hot SpringsThe Omni Homestead Resort

The Omni Homestead’s Cascades Golf Course provides the seclusion of the Appalachian Mountains without sacrificing amenities or course quality. It’s a location in the low Appalachians with stunning elevation changes and incredible forestry incomparable to other resorts in the area. Most tee shots are met with pristine views of towering robust pines lining each side of the fairway. The front nine delights golfers with challenging holes and incredible views only to be outdone by the sensationally designed back nine.

During the cool fall months, morning rounds feature crisp fresh air that provides golfers with views of wonderful color palettes from the changing tree lines. Golfers will experience incredible course conditions as the greens crew at the Omni Homestead makes it a point to assure optimal playing conditions throughout the fall months.

The Omni Homestead has world-class accommodations, including fine dining, expansive staterooms, and amenities ranging from boutique shops to luxurious massages. The cozy decor makes you feel comfortable regardless of the temperature. Dining accommodations and excellent services available to all guests create an easy transition from golf to relaxation. There is a range of packages available to suit each golfer and their spouse to make sure they are comfortable on the course or in the hotel.

 

The Olde Farm—Bristol

The Olde Farm rests on the southern border of Virginia only a few miles above the North Carolina border in the rolling hills of the Appalachian mountain chain. Unlike other courses in the mountains, the design does have several holes lined with a thick brush instead of large pine or oak trees. Designer Bobby Weed continues his minimalist design on courses to avoid distracting golfers while also challenging even the best players. Multiple tee locations give this course playability for each golfer regardless of skill level.

On-site are several different accommodations to meet the needs of each golfer and group. Between the cabins, cottages, and long barn, your golf trip can be made whole with accommodations to suit individual golfers or groups. The Olde Farm has dedicated itself to growing sourcing local produce to the point of growing vegetables on site.

During the fall, the on-site restaurants feature the freshest seasonal vegetables and fruits harvested in the region to give golfers the best local cuisine. If golfers are looking for elite accommodations, there are a variety of lodging and housing types that offer exquisite views overlooking the course on several different holes. Multiple dining selections and lounge areas allow patrons to enjoy fine dining and superb high-class lounge services.

 

The Highland at Primland—Meadows of DanPrimland Resort

The Highland’s name is backed up by its location and views. Sitting atop a plateau in the Virginia mountain ranges, the views are exclusive and selective to this region and course. During the fall months, the foliage leads to incredible three hundred and sixty-degree panoramic views only available at the highland at Primland. An immaculate course designed by Donald Steel that features a scenic tour of elevation changes, hazards, and heavily sloped greens is complemented by the views of rolling hills and October tree color schemes blanketing the background of each tee and fairway shot.

The location of Primland is near some of the best vineyards in the area since the altitude contributes to fruitful and delicious grapes. A secluded mountain escape is complemented by five-star dining, drinking, accommodations, and style. Outside of the golf course, there are luxurious spa treatments available as well as sport shooting and a wide array of outdoor activities built for the perfect weekend retreat. During their stay, golfers are welcomed with pristine course conditions with unparalleled mountain views of foliage and accommodations that suit even the most discerning guests.

 

Kinloch Golf Club—Manakin-Sabot

Only just outside of Richmond, Kinloch Golf Club is home to breathtaking views and an escape from the hustle of city life. Tall ancient pines line the fairways, with several fairway shots offering awe-inspiring tree lines uncharacteristic for the Richmond area. Early rounds are met with rising dew clouds, making your first tee shot picturesque.

Unlike other golf clubs in Virginia, there are several tee distances at Kinloch, making the course accessible to all ages and skill levels. Kinloch takes great pride in making sure that the greens and fairways consistently remain in championship condition. The world-class caddie staff takes excellent care of your clubs, and their knowledge of the course and game of golf helps golfers lower scores and enjoy the game. The Tudor-style clubhouse has incredible amenities to suit each member and guest’s needs, from watching their favorite sports game to getting a delicious meal from the excellent in-house restaurant.

For golfers looking to receive the full Kinloch experience, there are exquisite cottages near the clubhouse that combine premiere service with VIP landscape and luxurious comforts. The cottages lend themselves for the perfect golfers’ retreat of eight. The Kinloch is the perfect escape from the busy city lifestyle without having to drive or fly to a remote part of the country. The world-class accommodations, surreal landscaping, and unrivaled service creating an incredibly relaxing secluded atmosphere minutes from the capital city.

 

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