Knox cards 59 at Boise Open, Merritt rallies to make cut
Knox cards 59 at Boise Open, Merritt rallies to make cutPhoto: Video by IdahoOnYourSide.com
Scottish golfer Russell Knox shattered the Boise Open's single-round record Friday, carding an 18-hole score of 59. His two-eagle, eight-birdie performance has earned Knox a spot atop the tournament's leader board after 36 holes of play.
Hunter Haas, Jamie Lovemark and Bronson La'Cassie are tied for second at -13. Four golfers are -12: Chad Collins, Mark Anderson, Steve Alker, and Eric Flores.
Of the seven golfers with Idaho ties playing at Hillcrest, only one made the weekend cut of -6: Boise State product Troy Merritt. Merritt turned in a round of seven birdies and no bogeys, improving his score to -6 overall entering Saturday.
Here's a look at the final scores of the other six gem state golfers:
NAME RD2 OVERALL
JOE PANZERI E -4
CHRIS WILLIAMS -2 -3
JIM EMPEY +1 +3
TY TRAVIS +2 +6
ADAM MARTENS +9 +7
SEAN THOMSEN +6 +15