Boise State’s Merritt, Travis fail to make U.S. Open field

Two former Boise State golfers failed to qualify for the U.S. Open on Monday. PGA Tour member Troy Merritt shot 70 and 67 for a 3-under 137 in his sectional qualifier at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ohio, missing by three shots. Ty Travis (Eagle High) shot 71-74 for a 5-over 145 at Tumble Creek Club in Cle Elum, Wash. He missed out by six shots. The U.S. Open is June 18-21 at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.