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Digital Exclusives | Feb 07, 2018

Romo receives spot in PGA Tour event in Dominican Republic

Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo has received a sponsor exemption into the PGA Tour’s Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship The event, scheduled for March 22-25, is played opposite the WGC-Match Play. This tournament has been played as a Web.com event each of the past two years “As a professional athlete, the love and thrill of competition never entirely leaves you,” Romo, 37, said in a release. “Outside of my family and football, golf is one of my greatest passions. So, playing and competing in a PGA Tour event is a dream come true" “I am grateful to the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship for giving me an incredible opportunity to test my skills against some of the best on Tour” Romo, a 0.3 handicap, is playing as a celebrity in this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but he has plenty of other tournament experience, having teed it up in three U.S. Open qualifiers.