Merritt, Niemann share lead in Rocket Mortgage Classic

Troy Merritt acknowledges the crowd after finishing the third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT — Troy Merritt took off his cap and briefly bowed his head to acknowledge a roaring crowd after the first ace of his PGA Tour career.