Rocket Mortgage notes: Troy Merritt’s cousin hopes to come up aces in Detroit, too

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The Detroit News

DETROIT — Troy Merritt already has made a pretty impressive mark on Detroit. He made an ace at the tough par-3 11th hole at Detroit Golf Club in the third round of last year’s Rocket Mortgage Classic, then made it into a playoff before falling to champion Cam Davis in an epic five-hole slugfest. Now, Troy’s cousin by marriage is aiming to put her own stamp on the city, just a few modest par 5s southwest of Palmer Park. Kate Achter, Detroit Mercy’s new head women’s basketball coach, is the cousin of Courtney — “The best athlete in the family,” Kate said — who married Troy in 2010. Kate was out …

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