KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The wait to make the British Open has ended-- Knoxville's Scott Stallings will play in the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield later this month.
The Open announced on their website on Sunday that Stallings had made it based on Phil Mickelson's win in the Scottish Open.
Mickelson's win, coupled with his Open exempt status, paved the way-in for Stallings who was the first reserve for the tournament.
Stallings two career PGA wins. He has played in the U.S. Open, The Masters and the PGA Championship. This will be his first trip to the British Open.