An beginner golfer from Georgia lived each weekend hacker’s dream when an invite to the Masters lately confirmed up in his mailbox.
The invitation was truly meant for PGA Tour professional Scott Stallings, who made the Masters subject by qualifying for the season-ending Tour Championship in 2022.
In a tweet on Tuesday, the actual Scott Stallings stated he had been checking his mailbox 5 instances a day for the invitation, which by no means arrived. The opposite man reached out to Stallings on Instagram to let him know that he had it, after Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership had mistakenly despatched it to his apartment.
“Hello Scott,” the person wrote. “My identify is Scott Stallings as nicely and I am from [Georgia]. My spouse’s identify is Jennifer too! … I acquired a FedEx right this moment from the Masters inviting me to play within the Masters Match April 6-9, 2023. I am [100%] positive that is NOT for me. I play however wow! [Nowhere] close to your stage.”
Actually had been checking the mailbox 5 instances a day after which I obtained this random DM yesterday pic.twitter.com/yMvUYm3ioK
— Scott Stallings (@stallingsgolf) January 2, 2023
The person provided to ahead the invitation to Stallings.
“It is a very good package deal full with all the things wanted to attend,” the person wrote. “I feel we’ve got some confusion due to our names, our spouse’s names and geographical location.”
Talking Monday on the Sentry Match of Champions, Stallings stated he beforehand had a sports activities administration firm that had an workplace in St. Simons Island. The opposite man’s apartment is subsequent to the workplace constructing, and Stallings can solely assume the supply individual figured that is the place the invitation belonged.
Stallings stated he wasn’t too involved about his lacking invitation, as a result of he thought it was a part of an elaborate gesture from his spouse.
“Truthfully, I believed my spouse had it and was doing one thing for Christmas,” Stallings stated Monday. “However then nothing got here, and we left two days after Christmas. I did not even take into consideration.”
The 2 Stallings will each be making appearances at Augusta, with the PGA participant saying Monday, “We will give him some practice-round tickets and take him to dinner on Monday night time for doing the best factor.”
Stallings, 37, has received 3 times on the PGA Tour, most lately on the 2014 Farmers Insurance coverage Open at Torrey Pines. Ranked 54th on this planet, Stallings final performed within the Masters in 2014, when he missed the reduce. He tied for twenty seventh on the Augusta Nationwide in his solely different look in 2012.
Data from The Related Press was used on this report.
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