Tony Romo may not have a defined football destination, but he’s at least headed back to the golf course. The 36-year-old quarterback, who is still employed (right now, at least) by the Dallas Cowboys, is scheduled to play in the Azalea Invitational, an annual amateur event held at the Country Club of Charleston in South Carolina. Romo, who has contemplated a career as a golf professional, hung up his golf spikes two years ago to avoid injuring a balky back.
Former NBA star Charles Barkley told Dan Patrick that when it comes to golf, his friend Michael Jordan has laid some serious cash on the line. "Why would you play golf if you don't play it for money?" Barkley asked before launching into this great story from an expensive round with His Airness. "We'd be playing golf with certain people, for a couple hundred dollars a hole, nothing big, and he'd be playing some guy for $100,000," Barkley said of Jordan.
If you were skeptical about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson hitting a 490-yard drive, there’s now an authoritative voice on your side. TMZ caught up with John Daly recently and got to talking with the now PGA Tour Champions player about long drives. That is certainly a topic Long John knows all about, as he was only the longest hitter on the PGA Tour for a decade. (That’s not opinion: Aside from 1994, Daly led the Tour in driving distance every year from 1991 to 2002.) So when he heard about The Rock claiming to have hit a 490-yard drive, Daly offered his analysis. Simply, Daly doesn’t believe the actor’s statement. Long John says this 490-yard drive is “highly unlikely” and he would only believe it