Tony Romo wants to play in the US Open

Tony Romo is an avid golfer.

TONY Romo’s next pursuit of a championship will be in golf and it’s a long shot.

A month after the Dallas Cowboys quarterback retired, Romo is among nearly 9500 players who have signed up for the US Open. He plays an 18-hole local qualifier Monday at Split Rail Links and Golf Club about 30 minutes west of Fort Worth.

Jarrod Sierocki

Tony Romo playing a pro-am in 2012 at Pebble Beach.Source:Getty Images

If he advances, the next step is sectional qualifying on June 5 to get into the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin.

This isn’t the first time Romo has tried to qualify: he made it out of local qualifying in 2010.

Jarrod Sierocki

In a 36-hole sectional qualifier where only two of the 35 players advanced, Romo opened with a 71 and withdrew in the afternoon after two weather delays.

Orville Moody in 1969 was the last player to go through local qualifying and win the US Open.

Previous post

Dustin Johnson back in action after freak injury

Next post

Sydney preview: Randwick 21/7/17