Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will play in April’s Veritex Financial institution Championship on a sponsor’s invite, the Korn Ferry Tour introduced on Tuesday.
The Korn Ferry Tour is the “Triple-A” tour on the highway for skilled golfers to the PGA Tour. The occasion will likely be held at Rangers Golf Membership in Arlington, Texas.
Romo was set to play in final 12 months’s occasion earlier than it was cancelled amid COVID-19 cancellations throughout all sports activities. He did play within the Value Cutter Charity Championship on the tour final July earlier than withdrawing from the occasion with a wrist harm.
Romo is an completed golfer that carries a +1.eight handicap in accordance with his USGA GHIN. He has competed in a number of professional occasions on exemptions and has superior to sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open. He has performed in 4 occasions on the PGA Tour: the 2019 AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest Golf Membership in Dallas, and the 2018 and 2019 Corales Puntacana Resort & Membership Championship within the Dominican Republic, and the 2019 Safeway Open at Silverado Resort in Napa, California. He has been unable to make the reduce in any occasion he’s appeared in up to now.
On the Safeway Open, he shot a gap 2-under par 70 to place him in place to make the weekend. CBS had Boomer Esiason on standby as a backup possibility for its Sunday recreation that weekend as Romo would have been busy on Sunday had he made the reduce within the September occasion. As an alternative, Romo missed the reduce by 4 pictures after a second spherical 6-over par 78.