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Local boy Merrick soaks it in

Posted: February 18, 2013 at 3:20 a.m.

John Merrick won a sudden death playoff against Charlie Beljan on Sunday in the Northern Trust Open. It was Merrick’s first PGA Tour victory.

John Merrick won a sudden death playoff against Charlie Beljan on Sunday in the Northern Trust Open. It was Merrick’s first PGA Tour victory.

John Merrick was a young face in the crowd at Riviera for so many years, dreaming of one day playing the famed course on the PGA Tour.

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Sports, Pages 17 on 02/18/2013

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