July 15, 2019 | 12:20pm
Tony Romo has been humbled in PGA Tour events, but his golf game thrives against amateurs.
On Sunday, the retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback won the American Century Championship for his second straight victory in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nevada.
The CBS NFL analyst had a 2-over 74 in the final round and scored 20 points to finish at 71 in the tournament, which uses the modified Stableford scoring system.
Romo, an amateur, donated the $125,000 in prize money to Stowers Institute for Medical Research, an official tournament charity.
“It’s an honor to win this tournament,” Romo said. “I came in with confidence and this is some of the best golf I’ve played these past few weeks. When I won last year, every shot mattered. This year, it was easier. That’s why we practice so much.”
Romo has had opportunities to play on the PGA Tour, but they’ve gone poorly. Back in March, Romo finished dead last in the first round of the Corales Pu