Former Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo enters Tour qualifying tournament

Tony Romo is constant his golf career. once a rough stint on the PGA Tour within which Romo finished last at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship, the previous Cowboys quarterback and current NFL on CBS analyst is taking his skills to the Tour. Romo can play at Texas’ poisonous plant Golf Club on weekday.

Romo is associate amateur player, that puts him on the perimeter for the tour, however his low handicap helps him through. He competed at Puntacana on a support exemption, and though his time on the PGA Tour isn’t coming back through (Romo conjointly tried to play into the U.S. Open this summer, shooting a seventy seven and ultimately turning out short), he is still compete well on the amateur circuit. the sector can feature sixty eight players, with 228 first-stage spots up within the air.

Athletes have competed in Tour events within the past. Sir Leslie Stephen Curry has compete at the Ellie might Classic every of the past 2 years, however nobody has tried to enter the tour from another sport since athlete Mardy Fish in 2014. Fish did not create it past pre-qualifiers.

Romo shots rounds of 77-82 to miss the cut within the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship in March, an equivalent week because the golf game in Austin. He tried to qualify for the U.S. Open a month later however shot seventy seven at native qualifying and did not equal to advancing.

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