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John Merrick enjoying steady growth in PGA career

It's been nearly 10 years since former UCLA golfer John Merrick turned pro and he's spent seven full seasons on the PGA Tour. What's changed for Merrick during that time? For starters, his college sweetheart Jody, was not yet his wife and the mother of their two kids, Chase and Gemma. He had yet to play a major championship and had only recently showed his promise as...
Via Fox Sports West
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Homegrown Cinderella

John Merrick. Ever heard of him? No, not John Mayer. John Merrick is a PGA Tour player who won his first tournament on the tour Sunday. The tournament was the Northern Trust Open in Pacific Palisades, CA, which is near Merrick’s hometown of Long Beach. Only 33 miles separate the two cities and only 72, well actually 74, holes separated John Merrick from victory at Riviera Country...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Well, Last Weekend was Fun

Normally, I don’t do posts like this. You all have televisions and access to the internet. But I felt compelled to write something as this weekend was pretty cool. Let’s start with the Northern Trust Open. For the second straight year, we had a playoff to finish the weekend at Riviera Country Club. This year, John Merrick comes away with his first career PGA win. What makes...
Via Tap In Golf
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Love heads up 3-way tie in Memphis

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III shot his third straight 2-under 68 on Saturday to join Nick O'Hern and John Merrick atop the leaderboard at the windy St. Jude Classic. Love only committed to play in Memphis recently, waiting to make sure he was healthy enough to use this event as a final tuneup for the U.S. Open after qualifying Monday in Columbus, Ohio. Love, who hasn...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson wins in 2nd event after injury

Dustin Johnson won the St. Jude Classic on Sunday in his second event back on tour after a back injury cost him nearly three months, shooting a 4-under 66 that held off John Merrick by a stroke. Johnson began the final round two strokes back and held a piece of the lead three different times. He won his sixth career title with consecutive birdies on Nos. 16 and 17 and finished 9...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Maggert, Merrick top leaderboard at 4-under 66

Jeff Maggert and John Merrick shot 4-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the St. Jude Classic, leaving U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy two strokes back. Maggert took advantage of teeing off in the first group with calm conditions for the first seven holes, and finished with four birdies, an eagle and two bogeys. Merrick matched his best round of the year with...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Maggert, Merrick lead at 4-under 66

Jeff Maggert and John Merrick shot 4-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the St. Jude Classic, leaving US Open champion Rory McIlroy two strokes back. Maggert took advantage of teeing off in the first group with calm conditions for the first seven holes, and finished with four birdies, an eagle and two bogeys. Merrick matched his best round of the year with six...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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