Maiden victory for Merritt

A good recap and inspiring story. That’s the thing about golf – you just never know but it really can be anyone’s game on any given day. Hazzah!

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Troy Merritt. Ever heard of him? Not many people have but he defied the odds this week and took on and defeated an elite field to win his maiden PGA Tour event with ease.

merrittwinnersbag-847-patricksmithAfter missing five cuts in a row, Merritt was an outsider (to be generous) and never looked like contending after the first two rounds with an opening round of 70 and a second round of 68 put him on four under-par and out of the running. After tweaking his hand position on the club at address, the results soon started to show. A course record 61 on Saturday saw him smash his way through the field and put himself at the top of the leaderboard.

Merritt always looked in control on the final day as he knocked in birdie putts at five and seven pushing himself further away from the field. The only man who madeā€¦

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