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Troy Merritt's 61 tops Jordan Spieth's 62 to move into lead at Heritage
Troy Merritt's 61 tops Jordan Spieth's 62 to move into lead at Heritage

Troy Merritt shot a 10-under-par 61 on Friday to tie the course record at the RBC Heritage only a few hours after Masters champion Jordan Spieth finished off a bounce-back 62. Merritt matched David Frost's tournament mark set in 1994 and topped the leaderboard at 12-under 130, a stroke off the 36-hole event record shared by Jack Nicklaus and Phil Mickelson. Spieth started off the low, low scoring at Harbour Town Golf Links, making nine birdies in a bogey-free round after struggling Thursday to a 74 in the first round. The 21-year-old Texan was six shots back at six under. Spieth tied his career low set at the Deutsche Bank Championship in 2013. He has been on a major...

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