CBS Sports lead NFL analyst Tony Romo made the shot of the tournament at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in Pebble Beach, California.
During the tournament’s second round on Friday, the former Cowboys quarterback hit his drive on the par-4 15th hole a bit wide. Well, maybe more than a bit. His drive went so wide that the ball came to rest on the deck of a hospitality tent located on the course.
He had to move some furniture around, but otherwise, he had a shot at the green. So Romo decided to hit the ball off the deck, literally, rather than take a drop.
What came next was a little Romo magic:
“It’s a good lie, though, Tony,” a fan could be heard saying as Romo took his practice swings.
“It is a good lie,” Romo responded.
Then, one of the announcers gave us some prescient insight.
“Come on, Tony,” he said. “Zip it in the hole.”
With that, Romo hit the ball onto the green within a few inches of the hole.
“Come on,” the other announcer said. “What a year this man’s having.”
“Touchdown!” he added. Almost on cue, Romo raised his hands in the air as if to make the sign of a touchdown. Romo then tapped the ball into the hole for a most unlikely birdie.
“I don’t think anything will top that today,” the second announcer said.
Romo, of course, is an excellent golfer. He made his PGA Tour debut last March at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship in the Dominican Republic.
He’s also tried, though unsuccessfully, to qualify for the U.S. Open.
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