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.
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
Call it a lost week in Texas in an already unusual year for Rory McIlroy. The four-time major champion from Northern Ireland lost his opening round at the Dell Technologies Match Play, then lost any chance of advancing when Gary Woodland withdrew from the group a day later for what was described as a personal family matter. That move guaranteed Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen would win the group and McIlroy would be shut out of the knockout stages. So what's the world No. 2 to do? Time to look ahead to the Masters. On Friday morning, McIlroy teed off against Argentina's Emiliano Grillo and they splashed their way around a soggy Austin Country Club for a meaningless 18 holes. Even that was a dull affair