Last time Tony Romo and Mark Walker won the Adams Golf Pro-Scratch Championship, the Dallas Cowboys went on, in the following season, to their first playoff victory in over 13 years. Which, for the superstitious type, makes the latest out of TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney an encouraging bit of news prior to the 2011 season--if there is a 2011 season, we mean.
Romo and Walker won the 2011 Pro-Scratch Championship easily, shooting a 62 in the final round on Tuesday to finish at 18-under, five strokes ahead of Phillip Bleakney and Greg Boots, the second-place team.
The team of Romo and Walker is on the cusp of being a sort of dynasty with respect to the annual tournament; they won in 2009, finished second last season, and, as you’ve read here, took the crown once more Tuesday.
As David Moore of the Dallas Morning News points out, at the very least, this is a good indicator that Romo is at least nearing full health, after a fractured clavicle suffered in week seven against the Giants forced him to miss the rest of the season (ten games).
We imagine it’s been a busy off-season for the Cowboys’ starter. Aside from winning golf tournaments, he has wedding plans to tend to and, according to backup quarterback Stephen McGee, Romo and tight end Jason Witten will lead the team in organized, players-only practices during the lockout.
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