Sloan Has Devastated Merritt, BC, On His Mind As He Tries To Compete

Roger Sloan

Preparing to play in a PGA TOUR event some 5,000 kilometres from his devastated hometown, Roger Sloan can only check his phone and hope for the best.

The golfer from Merritt, B.C. (population 7,000) — who now lives in Houston with his wife Casey and their two young children, and hasn’t been home since September 2019 because of COVID-19 border restrictions — has felt the sting of separation for quite some time. But it’s hitting extra hard with his hometown evacuated after a wastewater treatment plant failure caused by severe flooding,’s Mike Koreen writes.

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