Spieth on golf winnings from Romo: ‘I can’t even count that high’

Tony Romo (left) seems to be a personal ATM for Jordan Spieth (right).

Jeff Gross

Not only does Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo have to pay the greens fee when he golfs with friend and Dallas native Jordan Spieth — he also coughs up what amounts to a "Spieth fee," which is the cost of losing a wager to the Masters champion who mercilessly beats Romo.

Romo knows his way around the links, by the way. Golf Digest once listed him as a scratch golfer. But Spieth just won a green jacket after running laps around many of the best golfers in the world.  

"The good news is he doesn’t swallow his pride and take a lot of strokes," Spieth told Jim Rome during an appearance on Rome’s Showtime program. "He likes to play maybe like 2 or 3 a side, which means I’m usually on the winning end of that one."

"Oh, man. I don’t know. I can’t even count that high," Spieth said. "He’s a good friend and a great competitor, so we have fun out there."

Spieth has picked up nearly $5 million in earnings (not including sponsorship dollars) after only 10 PGA Tour events this season. Romo ought to either take a few more strokes when they play or think about reallocating some of that charity money.  

[H/T Eye on Football]

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