|Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)|
Former tour(s) Web.com Tour
Height 1.83 m
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
|Turned professional 2008|
Residence Boise, Idaho
Name Troy Merritt
|Born October 25, 1985 (age 37)
Osage, Iowa (1985-10-25) |
College Winona State University Boise State University
Spouse Courtney Merritt (m. 2010)
Education Winona State University, Boise State University
Similar People Kevin Kisner, Brendon Todd, John Merrick, Carl Pettersson, Colt Knost
Parents Mark Merritt, Zoe Merritt
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Troy Merritt (born October 25, 1985) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Web.com Tour.
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- Nationwide Tour wins 1
- Results in major championships
Merritt was born in Osage, Iowa. He played college golf at Winona State University until after his sophomore year, when he transferred to Boise State University. He was first team All-WAC for Boise State and tied the school-record for a low round score when he posted a 62 (-9) in the second round of the District VII Shootout.
Merritt turned professional in 2008. Merritt's first win on the Nationwide Tour came on September 6, 2009 when he won a $117,000 purse at the Mexico Open, beating Australia's Adam Bland with a 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.
On December 7, 2009, Merritt became only the third golfer to medal at PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament by leading after every round. Despite a double-bogey on the final (108th) hole of the six round tournament he won by one stroke over veteran Jeff Maggert with a score of 22-under-par. In 2010, Merritt finished 125th on the PGA Tour, earning the final spot to retain a tour card.
On April 17, 2015, Merritt tied the course record at the Heritage on Hilton Head Island with a 10-under-par 61, matching David Frost’s tournament mark set in 1994. Merritt shot his 61 after Jordan Spieth, the 2015 Masters champion, recovered from an opening-round 74 to shoot 62. Merritt finished the tournament behind Jim Furyk and Kevin Kisner, and earned $401,200 for finishing alone in third.
Merritt recorded his first PGA Tour win at the 2015 Quicken Loans National. Merritt set a course record at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club with a 61 in the third round and held off all challengers to win by three shots at 18-under 266.
Merritt currently resides in Boise, Idaho with his wife, Courtney, and two sons.
Troy merritt beats mike conley jr in golf and basketball
Nationwide Tour wins (1)
Results in major championships
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the 36-hole cut
T = tied for a place