Tony Romo hit with jokes after golf tournament playoff win

Tony Romo hit with jokes after golf tournament playoff win

Opposite to widespread perception, Tony Romo is a clutch athlete.

The previous Dallas Cowboys quarterback, 42, emerged victorious within the American Century Superstar Championship on Sunday in Nevada, successful the golf event for the third time in 5 years.

The competition was finally determined by two all-or-nothing playoff holes between Romo, Dallas Stars ahead Joe Pavelski, and former MLB pitcher Mark Mulder. The unprecedented three-man playoff was the primary of its sort in event historical past and simply the fifth playoff general. 

The trio performed the 18th gap twice, with Romo ultimately nabbing the win his second time across the gap. He completed the day with 25 factors and a examine for $125,000, which he promptly donated to South Lake Tahoe charities. 

Tony Romo takes a swing in the course of the playoffs on the 18th gap in the course of the Closing Spherical of the American Century Championship on July 10, 2022.Getty Photographs

Regardless of including one other golf trophy to his assortment, followers on Twitter have been fast to poke enjoyable at Romo, who — regardless of possessing an illustrious 14-year NFL profession — garnered a fame for choking within the largest moments and late in video games.

“Tony Romo is much more clutch on the golf course than the soccer area,” one consumer commented, whereas one other tweeted, “Tony Romo silencing these playoff haters with a W.” 

Maybe Romo’s most infamous playoff blunder got here towards the Seattle Seahawks within the 2006 NFC Wild Card sport, wherein he fumbled the potential game-winning area purpose snap as a holder. The Cowboys misplaced the sport, 21-20, and have been eradicated from the playoffs. 

Tony Romo emerged victorious within the American Century Superstar Championship, successful the golf event for the third time in 5 years.Getty Photographs

Tony Romo completed his profession with an general postseason document of 2-4.Getty

Romo by no means fared a lot better within the playoffs after that heartbreaking defeat, ending his profession with an general postseason document of 2-4.

Romo will now look to construct upon Sunday’s robust efficiency in Monday’s US Beginner qualifying occasion in Texas.

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