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Wrong man receives invite to play in Masters Tournament in humorous mix-up: 'It’s like getting an invitation to heaven from God'

Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images for The CJ Cup and screenshot of Twitter video

There are at least two men named Scott Stallings with ties to St. Simons Island, Georgia. Both men have wives named Jennifer, and both play golf. However, one Scott Stallings is better at the game than the other. Much better. In fact, 37-year-old Scott Stallings of Tennessee was supposed to receive an invitation to the 2023 Masters Tournament in April, but the other Scott Stallings, whose age is unknown but who appears slightly older than 37, received the invitation instead. The humorous mix-up was soon made right, thanks to a few direct messages on Instagram.

On January 2, pro golfer Stallings wrote on Instagram that he had been checking his mailbox "five times a day" in the last few weeks, knowing that he had qualified for the Masters and seeing that other pro golfers had already posted pictures of their invitations on social media. But day after day, he walked away without the coveted letter.

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