Dallas Cowboys

Tony Romo Ranked No. 1! In Something!

Your favorite pinata may be ranked only 17th in NFL quarterback ratings, but Golf Digest says he's the planet's best athlete golfer. That's right, No. 1.

Swing away ...

1. Tony Romo plus-3.3 Cowboys QB won two tournaments and finished second in another during the off-season. Romo shot 71-69 to win the Will County Amateur in Crete, Ill., in April, and partnered with PGA pro Mark Walker to win the Northern Texas PGA Pro-Scratch Championship. In July, Romo finished second to Rick Rhoden at the American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe. Because Romo doesn't update his golf handicap, we took his tournament scores from 2008 and '09, plugged them into a handicap calculator and came up with plus-3.3. We're confident Romo is a deserving No. 1.

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Richie Whitt
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