Found May 07, 2013 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Tony Romo
TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
Tony Romo is known not just as perhaps the best golfer in the NFL, but maybe all other professional American sports. Beyond playing a decent schedule of tournaments over the NFL offseason, Romo regularly participates in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and has tried to qualify for the U.S. Open several times, as well. Romo hasn’t qualified for a PGA Tour event before, but it probably wouldn’t surprise many if he made a field someday. Well, that someday may come later rather than sooner, as it appears Romo is putting golf on the backburner. After signing a six-year, $108 million contract this offseason, suffice it to say that the 33-year-old quarterback has a little more pressure to perform this season. Additional pressure is certainly coming down from his owner, as Jerry Jones recently said he expects Romo to spend “Peyton Manning-type time on the job.” Something’s got to give, and for Romo that appears to be golf. According to an ESPN report, Romo has passed on the Azalea Invitational, a h...
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