Romo to play in Cox celebrity golf event

Tony Romo, popular quarterback of athe NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, will be among the more than 50 current and former pro athletes and celebrities competing in the $100,000 Cox Celebrity Championship hosted by Drew Brees Friday through Sunday at Morgan Run Resort and Club in Rancho Santa Fe.

The Cox Celebrity Championship will be hosted for the first time by Brees, Super Bowl MVP and quarterback for the 2010 champions, the New Orleans Saints.

The current list of committed participants for the tournament ranges from pro baseball, basketball, hockey and football stars to former Oympic athletes and actors Ray Romano and Dennis Haysbert. Current and former Chargers will also be on hand, including Quentin Jammer, Dave Binn, Eric Weddle, Steve Gregory, Mike Scifres, Rolf Benirschke, Billy Joe Tolliver and Jim Laslavic.