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Wes Wins Weir Award Wes Heffernan?s win at the PGA Assistants? Championship of Canada helped him earn the 2019 PGA of Canada's Mike Weir Award. Of course Heffernan was not the only PGA of Alberta member to be so honored. Also earning national recogntion were Samuel Kirkness of Priddis Greens G&CC (Above Left) as theStan Leonard, Class ?A? Professional of the Year Award & Chris Cooke from Kananaskis GC as Moe Norman, Apprentice Professional of the Year. PG 08 | FEB 2020


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2020 PGA of Albert a Spring Seminar Even t In f or m at ion Even t Dat e:

March 2 - 3, 2020

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The 2020 Spring Seminar presented by E-Z-GO & Cocktail Party presented by Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers will be held March 2nd & 3rd at the Derrick G&WC in Edmonton. The Education Committee has diligently worked through the proposals sent and received from various speakers on relevant industry topics and are pleased with this year?s line-up. Mark these dates in your calendar now, we hope you plan on attending this annual kick-off to the golf season! We are extremely excited to also announce that Gordon Food Service (GFS) will be providing all food and beverage services throughout the duration of the Seminar. After rocking the Buying Show last fall we are very excited to see what they have in store for us! Register: http://bit.ly/31VigjC You mustloginto access event registration. * As of publish date PG 13 | FEB 2020


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M at t Ginella Matt Ginella is Golf Advisor?s Editor-at-Large and host of Golf Advisor Round Trip travel series on Golf Channel. Matt serves as resident buddy trip expert and captains a collection of VIP trips called Golf Advisor Getaways. Before the Golf Channel, Ginella was a senior travel editor for Golf Digest and Golf World from 2007-2012 and covered courses, resorts and the avid amateur golfer?s annual buddy trips to over 60 destinations around the country. Mr. Ginella graduated from St. Mary?s College (Calif.) in 1995 and earned a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2003. PG 14 | FEB 2020

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10 Eye-Cat ching Product s From The 2020 PGA Show That You Can Buy Right Now With the 2020 PGA Merchandise show officially a wrap, our editors on the ground have come back from the front lines with reports of some excellent new products that golfers at home can begin purchasing right away. Here?s a quick rundown of a few of the best products that you can buy, which caught our eye at the show... Click to Read the Full Story PG 16 | FEB 2020

TruGolf Home Swing St udio (US$389.99) Powered by the same E6 software that powersa host of indoor simulators, the TrueGolf Home Swing Studio allowsyou to play golf in your living room via a simulated, Wii golf-style experience.


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M ichael Breed We are happy to announce that another Keynote Speaker for the forthcoming 2020 Spring Seminar (March 2nd - 3rd) sponsored by EZ-GO & SuperSpeed Golf and hosted by The Derrick G&WC has been secured! This Speaker is proudly presented by the PGA of Canada Training Academy, Titleist and FootJoy. It will be none other than..... Michael Breed!! PG 18 | FEB 2020

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Michael Breed is among the most dynamic, engaging and entertaining teachers in the game. He hosts ?A New Breed of Golf ?on Sirius XM PGA TOUR Radio weekdays from 8-10 AM, and the digital series, ?A New Breed of Golf,?which is available on Facebook Watch and YouTube. Michael leads the way in digital golf instruction, and previously hosted the highest rated golf instruction series on Golf Channel, The Golf Fix. He is a member of the PGA of America?s digital broadcast team for the PGA Championship and Ryder Cup. He serves as the Chief Digital Instructor for Golf Digest, focused on innovating golf instruction and overseeing the

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?Best Young Teachers?program. Named The PGA of America?s National Teacher of the Year in 2012, he operates the Michael Breed Golf Academy at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, and is consistently ranked among the nation?s top instructors by Golf Digest and GOLF magazines. The Metropolitan PGA Section has recognized Michael for a number of awards, including Teacher of the Year (2000, 2009) - the only two-time winner ? and the Horton Smith Award (2006, 2007, 2017).

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50+ Ways St rengt h Training For Golf Improves Performance We researched and analyzed over 130 scientific studies in order to investigate the effect of strength training for golf on performance. As a result, we identified more than 50 ways strength training improves golf performance. Key Findings Strength training has been shown to increase driving distance in golf by as much as 10.9% in as little as 8 weeks. The overall carry distance also increases with strength training, with studies reporting increases ranging from 2.1% to 7.7% in 8 10 weeks. PG 20 | FEB 2020

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Lifting weights will also increase your distance on your irons, as studies demonstrated increases between 7.5% to 10.7%. Golfers saw significant improvements in swing speed with increases in club head speed by as much as 6.3% as a result of 6-12 weeks of strength training. Strength training produces faster ball speeds, with research showing speed increases ranging from 1.9% to 10.2% in 6-12 weeks. 9 weeks of isokinetic or isotonic strength training for pre-elite golfers increased their rotational power by 25.8% 35.0%, rotational force by 20.6% - 25.1%, rotational velocity by 9.1% - 13.3%, lead arm speed by 2.9% - 5.6%, and lead arm acceleration by up to 10.1%. Building strength and power for 11 weeks helped improve putting distance control by 29.6% on average. Core training alone can significantly improve drive PG 21 | FEB 2020

distance by 5% in elite golfers, as well as other physical characteristics, such as balance, flexibility, aerobic conditioning, and endurance. Although flexibility training is important for golfers, strength training has been shown to maintain and improve flexibility on its own. Reports show an 18.8% improvement in x-factor stretch, 25.0% in x-factor stretch rate, 25.0% in shoulder stretch, and 19.6% in shoulder stretch rate for golfers with handicaps < -3.0 on average in 9 weeks. Despite being low-impact, 40.0% of amateur golfers and 60.0% of professional golfers sustain an injury each season, primarily due to overuse and high levels of stress from torque overloading the body from making the same movement patterns again and again. Strength training can reduce the likelihood of sport-specific injuries by 33.0% and injuries from overuse by almost 50.0%. Click to Read the Full Story


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PGA M embers Vot e On Top Courses Top Public, Semi-privat e, Resort Courses Asvoted by PGA of Canada Albert a Courses: 45. Silvertip Resort 30. Wolf Creek 15. Kananaskis G & CC - Mt. Kidd 14. Kananaskis G& CC- Mt. Lorette 11. Stewart Creek 4. Jasper Park Lodge 3. Fairmont Banff Springs PG 22 | FEB 2020

Top Privat e Courses Asvoted by PGA of Canada 43. Red Deer G & CC 42. Earl Grey Golf Club 39. Priddis Greens - Raven 35. Canyon Meadows 33. Priddis Greens - Hawk 26. Royal Mayfair GC 19. Blackhawk Golf Club 15. Calgary G&CC 13. Glencoe GC


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Thompson?s Desire To Learn, Part icipat e M akes Him No. 1 In Top 100 When the PGA of Alberta?s head office decided to redesign an existing stream of interaction with education, performance and competition among its members, the idea may have met with a few raised eyebrows. But after its first year, no one seems to be arguing with the change. Especially Sean Thompson. In what has now become the Top 100 Program, Thompson, who is the head pro at the Cottonwood PG 24 | FEB 2020

Golf & Country Club in Calgary, was named the No. 1 guy in that field. That placement comes as the result of points earned through a variety of PGA of Alberta sponsored clinics, events, and tournaments throughout the 2019 season. ?The Top 100 program was based on a program we already had, called the Professional Development Program,? explained Trevor Rioux from the CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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PGA of Alberta. ?It?s designed to incentivize and reward members who are involved in the association through educational initiatives, tournaments, volunteering. Basically, growing themselves as professionals in the interest of the association.? Rioux mentioned that it was noticed there wasn?t a lot of interest in the former identity of the program, so some changes had to be made. That was done and those are paying off, he agreed. ?We took a look at the model the B.C. zone has,?and emulated that program including, ?putting some cash prizes down for the top seven point-earners and rewarding our members that are involved in the association.? In speaking to his being named the top guy of the Top 100, with 91 points over the past season, Thompson said he feels that professionals must stay abreast of the business as it changes and what better way to do that than partaking in what?s PG 25 | FEB 2020

offered. And hey, the cash reward for doing so ain?t so bad either. The PGA of Alberta-sponsored events offer point values from two to 10, and run the gamut of activities from tournament play to volunteering at events like the PGA on Wheels, to attending and volunteering at the Buying Show(s), to taking part in the professional development series. Over the past year, Thompson garnered 91 attendance points, 10 more than the runner-up, Samuel Kirkness from Priddis Greens G&CC. ?I think this is really important,? Thompson continued. ?This program pools together a bunch of different areas as to why it?s important. From the education perspective, I think golf professionals have to continuously keep improving their skill set to do a better job on a day-to-day basis.

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Dist ance In Golf The USGA and The R&A have issued the Distance Insights Report, which provides comprehensive research and analysis on the contributors to, and long-term impacts of, hitting distance in golf. After extensive stakeholder research, the report features more than 100 years of data, informed by a library of 56 supporting documents. It is accompanied by a 15-page conclusions paper from the governing bodies that summarizes their perspectives PG 26 | FEB 2020

on the long-term implications for the sport. The reports and library have been publicly released and can be found at usga.org/distanceinsights. To facilitate input from manufacturers and other stakeholders in the golf community, specific topics of further research will be identified and published within 45 days. It is expected that this important step in gathering input could take approximately nine months to one year. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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play from their longest tees. This can lead to a risk of many courses becoming lesschallenging, or obsolete. - Increased hitting distance can begin to undermine the core principle that the challenge of golf isabout needing to demonstrate a broad range of skillsto be successful.

Key findings of the project include: - There isa 100-year trend of hitting distance increasesin golf, as well asa corresponding increase in the length of golf courses, across the game globally The USGA and The R&A believe thiscontinuing cycle isdetrimental to the game?s long-term future. - The inherent strategic challenge presented by many golf courses can be compromised, especially when those courseshave not or cannot become long enough to keep up with increasesin the hitting distancesof the golferswho PG 27 | FEB 2020

- If coursescontinue to lengthen, it isat odds with growing societal concernsabout the use of water, chemicalsand other resources - Longer distancesand courses, longer teesand longer timesto play are taking golf in the wrong direction and are not necessary for a challenging, enjoyable and sustainable game. - A concern hasbeen identified that many recreational golfersare playing from longer teesthan is necessary relative to their hitting distances, and, in particular that the forward teeson many golf coursesare very long for many of the golferswho play from them. Click to Read the Full Story


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2020 Calgary & Edmont on Golf Shows Even t In f or m at ion Even t Dat es:

Calgary: March 21 - 22; Edm: April 4 -5

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Bring the whole family to the PGA of Alberta Shows in Edmonton and Calgary! Whether you are looking to buy a membership, find a new place to play, book a golf vacation, introduce your junior to golf with the FREE junior clinic or get some sweet deals from the Clearance Centre, there is something for every member of the family! Approximately 7,000 avid golfers attend these two golf shows every spring, which features: - An indoor Driving Range - Merchandise Clearance Centre - New Equipment Promotion - FREE golf lessons - Junior Activitiesand Clinic - Competitionssuch asLong Drive, Closest to the Pin, Chipping and Putting - Over $30,000 of prize giveaways

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?8-Time Canadian Long Drive National Champion, Lisa ?Longball?is an exciting, motivating and sought after Keynote Speaker and will be a Guest Speaker at the Calgary Golf Show in March!


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Play Abilit y Test Changes Coming int o Effect in 2020 After two years of extensive research and feedback from members, boards, zones, Golf Canada, International PGA?s and the Association?s exit surveys, the PGA of Canada announced updates to the Play Ability Test (PAT) process effective January 1, 2020. While maintaining the integrity of playing ability, these updates PG 30 | FEB 2020

streamline the PAT process and address several key areas identified as barriers to joining the association. The PGA of Canada has addressed the below points with the new PAT process: The new PAT process will be consistent across the country, including the cost, which has been made more affordable for CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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all prospective members. The new PAT process standardizes and simplifies the registration process for PAT?s; applicants will register centrally on pgaofcanada.com for all PAT attempts moving forward. Eliminating the IN and OUT scores; the PAT will be conducted over one 18-hole round. Separate PAT target scores for men, women, and seniors, backed by handicap data from Golf Canada. NEW PAT Process Step 1 - Register online at pgaofcanada.com - The cost is $325 plus tax, which includes your 1st PAT attempt and is valid for one year from the date of the registration. After a year,

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you must re-register as an applicant to register for and attempt at PAT. Step 2 - Register online at pgaofcanada.com for all PAT?s ($150 per attempt, PAT?s for 2020 to be posted online by April 1) NEW PAT Exempt ion Process Step 1 - Register online at pgaofcanada.com - at $325 plus tax Step 2 - Submit your scores for a possible PAT Exemption (click here), using the online form at pgaofcanada.com (if successful, an additional fee of $25 plus tax applies). Click here to learn more about the new PAT process including target scores.


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2020 Edmont on Golf Show Click To Learn More Even t In f or m at ion Even t Dat e:

April 4 - 5, 2020

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Edmonton Expo Centre - Hall H7515 - 118 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5B 0J2

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The show include an indoor driving with some of the industry?s top suppliers, including PING, Callaway and Cobra Puma Golf, along with a Clearance Centre that is clearing out clubs, clothing and accessories. The Golf Shows are PG 32 | FEB 2020

also comprised of golf facilities from all over the world, FREE private lessons by PGA of Canada Professionals, and activities like, Closest to the Pin, Chipping Challenge and Long Drive Competition.


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PGA of Albert a Professionals Launch PRO TIP TUESDAY What is "Pro Tip Tuesday" you ask?

specific hash tag #pgaofabprotiptuesday @pgaofalberta and the PGA of It?s a social media platform that Alberta staff will re-post your will show off your skills as a Golf Professional, help bring exposure video on their stories and platforms every Tuesday. One to you and your club AND will give golfers a reason to check out video will be posted per week. You can also send your videos to the PGA of Alberta Social and ashley.vankroonenburg your own! @pgaofalberta.com Who can be a part of "Pro Tip Video Tips Tuesday"? 1. Be Professional. You are All PGA of Alberta Golf representing the Association so Professionals! This is for you! ensure you look and act the part. How do I become a part of "Pro 2. Intro. State your name, club, and Tip Tuesday"? position asthe intro to your video. All you need to do is create a 3. Length. Ensure your video is quick golf tip video between 30 seconds to 2 minutes and use the between 30 secondsto 2 minutes. PG 34 | FEB 2020

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4. Rehearse. Practise your video tip #mosttrustedresource a few timesbefore the final Tagging the PGA of Alberta and "shoot". using the hashtag 5. Setting. Make sure there?sno #pgaofabprotiptuesday will give noise/visual distractionsaround the staff the opportunity to see you so viewerscan focuson you. your post, and will allow them to Your video can be shot indoorsor add your video into the schedule outdoors(weather permitting). to be released on their social media. Here is an example post of "Pro Tip Tuesday" done by Valley Ridge GC PGA of Albert a Professional Bryce Halverson Example on how the "Pro Tip Tuesday" post is laid out on Inst agram or Twit t er Halverson 33 Looking to add more distance? Learn how to create a bigger turn and add more club head speed with this simple drill that you can work on at home during those snowy days! @PGAofAlbert a @valleyridgegolfclub @Halverson33 #pgaofabprotiptuesday #pgaofalberta #promoteyourprofessional PG 35 | FEB 2020

Incent ive Anyone who participates in the "Pro Tip Tuesday" program for 2020 will earn 3 Top 100 points. You can only receive 3 points per year. We recommend doing more than one video but a max of 3 points will be rewarded for the Top 100 program. "Pro Tip Tuesday" launched February 4th and will be posted every Tuesday until May 1st and then posted every second Tuesday during the peak season as we understand how busy everyone is during the season. If you have any questions please contact the office 403-256-8894 or email ashley.vankroonenburg @pgaofalberta.com Get your videos in now!


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PGA Championship of Canada Ret urns t o Edmont on?s Royal M ayfair Golf Club The PGA Championship of Canada presented by TaylorMade Golf Canada and adidas Golf returns to Royal Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton July 6-10, for the fourth time in the event?s 99-year history. The last time it was there, ?The King? PG 36 | FEB 2020

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Pat t erson. ?We are delighted to see our top professionals return to such an iconic facility and thank Director of Golf Matt Johnson and the entire membership for sharing their club with us.? Established in 1922, Royal Mayfair Golf Club remains one of the longest-standing private clubs in Edmonton. An impressive list of golfers have graced the fairways there, from LPGA TOUR players Lorena Ochoa and Lydia Ko (both CN Women?s Open champions) to golf legend Arnold Palmer, who won the PGA Championship of Canada in 1980? known then as the Labatt?s International Golf Classic. Last year?s winner Dustin Risdon from Calgary, Alta. bested Vancouver?s Oliver Tubb 3&1 to claim his second national PGA

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?Our cl ub i s h onoured to w el come back th e PGA Ch ampi onsh i p of Canada presented by Tayl orM ade Gol f Canada and adi das Gol f ,? sai d Joh nson. ?I t?s pretty speci al to h ost th i s ev ent on th e 40th anni v ersary of Pal mer w i nni ng at Royal M ayf ai r." title. ?This is one trophy in Canadian golf that I really wanted to win,?said Risdon. ?If you look at the names on the trophy it?s amazing and now my name will be on there too for the rest of time.? Click here t o read t he full press release from t he PGA of Canada.


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Remembering Bud Loft us We are saddened to announce the passing of Bud Loftus, PGA of Canada Life Member and PGA of Alberta Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Bud passed away on January 24th at the age of 89. Born on June 25th, 1930 in Vancouver, B.C. and raised in Edmonton, AB, George (Bud) Loftus first started playing golf at the young age of 6 at Edmonton?s Victoria Golf Course. He started his career at the Highlands G&CC in 1948 under the wing of Head Professional Henry Martell as an employee and a player. He later became one of the PGA of Canada?s most distinguished Golf Professionals. During that time, he worked as the Head Professional at the Willowdale GC (Moose Jaw, PG 38 | FEB 2020

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Saskatchewan) and the Regal GC (now The Winston GC in Calgary), as well as an Assistant Professional at the Calgary G&CC. In 1962, he made his formal application to the PGA of Canada and became Head Professional at the Calgary G&CC in 1963, where he would remain until 1975. In 1988, after brief stints as Head Professional at the Shuswap Lake Estates GC in BC and the Edson GC in Alberta, Bud decided to retire from his career in golf. Bud became just the third Member to receive the PGA of Alberta Lifetime Achievement Award in the Player Category, joining fellow PGA of Canada Members Henry Martell and Frank Fowler. Click Here to learn more about Bud.


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The Education Committee is happy to announce that there will be 3 additional Education Events run on the sidelines of the Spring Seminar this year! We will be partnering with Alberta Golf who will be providing a certification seminar on the new World Handicap System. Jason Glass will be doing a practical hands-on live evaluation session which will be possible to attend as either a participant or as an PG 40 | FEB 2020

observer at a reduced rate. Last but not least, we are excited to have Nick Clearwater of GOLFTEC who will be running a live instruction seminar with the ability to attend and receive instruction or just observe at a reduced rate. Space will be limited and registration will be on a first come, first serve basis, so make sure to check back in for further updates. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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Annual General M eet ing & Board Nominees The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Members of the Professional Golfers?Association of Alberta will be held on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at The Derrick Golf and Winter Club (3500 119 St NW) in Edmonton. Start time will be 9:00am.

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Elections for the PGA of Alberta Board of Directors and Assistants?Board will be held at the AGM. Please click on the above links to view this years Nominees for each respective Board. If you did not receive information on the AGM, please contact the PGA office. PG 42 | FEB 2020


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PGA of Albert a Forms New Part nership wit h AHEAD The PGA of Alberta is pleased to announce a new partnership with AHEAD as an official Present ing Sponsor of the 2020/ ?21 PGA of Alberta Pro-Junior golf tournament. The location of the Pro-Junior along with the entire tournament schedule will be announce Day 1 of the Spring Seminar on March 2nd. About AHEAD? Founded in 1995, AHEAD is a multi-dimensional brand with a proven track record of success distributing headwear, apparel, and accessories to the green grass, resort, and corporate markets. Its single focus of providing quality products, PG 44 | FEB 2020

innovative, high-quality design, and merchandising concepts has led to more than 20 years of continued growth and expansion. AHEAD is a leading supplier of headwear to the USGA, PGA of America, Ryder Cup, and numerous PGA Tour events in addition to more than 5,000 green grass and resort shops throughout the world. Among active professional golfers who wear AHEAD gear on the course are Jim Furyk and Brittany Lincicome. Golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sorenstam wear AHEAD exclusively. Click Here to view AHEAD?s 2020 catalogues


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Finau's Tribute To Kobe The entire sports world was shaken and saddened by the news of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and 7 other passengers losing their lives on January 26th when their helicopter tragically crashed. PGA TOUR member Tony Finau wore Bryant's #8 Lakers jersey in tribute during the Waste Management Phoenix Open. PG 46 | FEB 2020


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