Mark Rypien

Tony Romo to play PGA Tour event in Dominican Republic

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is making his PGA Tour debut next month in the Dominican Republic.

As a player, not a broadcaster.

Romo, now the lead NFL analyst for CBS Sports, has received a sponsor's exemption to play in the Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on March 22-25. The first-year event is held opposite the Dell Technologies Match Play, a World Golf Championships event that attracts the top 64 in the world.

"You never know how good you are until you go play and perform," Romo said Wednesday. "Obviously, the odds going against these guys are not great. I think we all know that. But I think that's what makes it really fun and...