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Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo wins amateur golf tournament by 9 strokes

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Tony Romo may have retired from playing in the NFL, but that doesn't mean he is through with competitive sports. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current CBS analyst matched his old jersey number by breezing to a staggering nine-stroke win at the Racine Tri-Course Amateur Championship. He also won the tournament in 2004. "I stayed aggressive," Romo told The Journal Times. "I took mostly conservative lines and aggressive swings, and that's the approach you take when you have a lead. When you're hitting it as solid as I've been hitting it, you can trust it - commit to the swing and...
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Charles Barkley faces comically long odds at celebrity golf tournament

3 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

Charles Barkley faces extremely long odds to win this week's American Century celebrity golf tournament, coming in at a comical 6,000-1 long shot. The NBA on TNT analyst has the longest odds in the field, so much so that one oddsmaker suggested the only way Barkley wins the tournament is “if all other players withdraw after teeing off.”Edgewood Tahoe South has not proven to be a favorable course for Barkley's questionable golf game. The NBA legend has come in last six times in 22 appearances, including last year. Bear in mind that Barkley is simply not a good golfer. It's an indisputable...
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Barkley given worst odds to win celebrity golf tournament

3 days ago   |   By TheScore

Charles Barkley's reputation on the links certainly precedes him ahead of the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, set to tee off Friday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Among the field populated by entertainers and jocks, the Harrah's and Harveys Race and Sportsbook gives the Hall of Fame forward the worst odds to win the tournament, listed at just 6000-1, according to the Reno Gazette Journal's Jim Krajewski. Compared to his fellow NBA brethren participating in the tournament, Barkley sticks out like a sore thumb:
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Stephen Curry 30 15-1
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