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Former NFL player Tony Romo to tee it up in Dominican Republic

The 37-year-old will play as an amateur in the event.

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will compete in the PGA Tour’s Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship next month.

The 37-year-old unsuccessfully attempted to qualify for the US Open on three occasions and will play in the Dominican Republic tournament between March 22-25 as a sponsor exemption.

“As a professional athlete, the love and thrill of competition never entirely leaves you,” said Romo.

“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, who was Dallas’ starting quarterback between 2006 and 2015, will compete an an amateur in the event.

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