Boise State grad Merritt one off the pace in Web.com event

STATESMAN STAFFSeptember 6, 2013 

DAVIDSON, N.C. — Former Boise State golfer Troy Merritt shot a 4-under 68 at the first round of the Chiquita Classic. Four players share the lead. The tournament at River Run Country Club is the second in the four-event series that will determine 25 PGA Tour cards for the 2013-14 season. The bulk of the field is made up of players in the top 75 on the Web.com Tour money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup standings. The top 25 on the Web.com money list are assured PGA Tour cards, while the other players are fighting for 25 additional cards. Merritt entered the tournament tied for 15th.

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