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.
Sixty-four golfers began the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play event at Austin (Texas) Country Club on Wednesday. Yahoo Sports will stream PGA Tour Live’s featured holes coverage of the round-robin portion of the event on Friday from 4-8 p.m. ET on our Golf page. Only two golfers have qualified for the Sweet 16 so far — Alex Noren and Soren Kjeldsen.
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