Georgia realtor receives invitation to play the Masters by mistake


Scott Stallings arrived at his condominium on Georgia’s Saint Simons Island to discover a package deal holding probably the most prestigious letter in golf.

He’d been invited to play within the Masters match in April. The one downside was this Scott Stallings is a realtor in Atlanta, not the the world’s 54th ranked golfer who can also be a three-time PGA Tour winner.

“I’m (emoji 100) sure this is NOT for me,” the realtor Stallings wrote in a direct message to the pro-golfer Stallings. “I play but wow! No where near your level.”

The professional-golfer Stallings – who’s in Hawaii – tweeted he was “checking the mailbox five times a day” for an invite to return to the Masters for the primary time since 2014. As an alternative he acquired a direct message on Instagram from the realtor saying he had obtained the invitation by mistake. CNN has reached out to Augusta Nationwide for touch upon the mishap.

The realtor Stallings advised CNN at first the pro-golfer thought that it was a prank, however he was satisfied after seeing a photograph of the invitation that the realtor additionally posted on Instagram.

“Trust me! I was thinking of showing up with my clubs and the invite,” the realtor stated in an Instagram submit, including that his spouse satisfied him to succeed in out to the opposite Stallings.

Apparently sufficient, each Stallings have a spouse named Jennifer.

The scenario was rectified when the realtor took the invitation to an area transport retailer and mailed it to its rightful recipient.