US golfer Scott Stallings was handed a shock after discovering his Masters invitation had been despatched to a different individual of the identical identify.
The 37-year-old tweeted he had been “checking the mailbox 5 instances a day” for his invitation earlier than receiving a direct message from one other Scott Stallings.
The three-time PGA Tour winner posted the message from his namesake, which included: “I am 100% certain that is NOT for me. I play however wow! Nowhere close to your degree.”
The message started: “Hello Scott. My identify is Scott Stallings as nicely and I am from GA (Georgia). My spouse’s identify is Jennifer too!!
“I acquired a FedEx right this moment from the Masters inviting me to play within the Grasp’s Event April 6-9, 2023.
“It is a very good package deal full with the whole lot wanted to attend. I believe we’ve got some confusion due to our names, our spouse’s names and geographical location.”
He then connected an image of the invitation including: “I am actually not kidding I promise.”
Stallings’ tweet was considered greater than 10 million instances on the social media web site and lots of the replies known as on the golfer to ask his namesake to the Masters as his visitor.
Others additionally urged the ‘different’ Scott Stallings to caddie for the skilled on the conventional Par-3 contest held on the Wednesday earlier than every Masters.
Stallings is ranked 54th on the planet and his final PGA tour victory got here in 2014 on the Farmers Insurance coverage Open.
The 87th Masters event takes place at Augusta Nationwide from April 6-9.