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Rookie Scott Stallings wins Greenbrier Classic

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS -
The 2011 Greenbrier Classic will be a memorable tournament for Scott Stallings.

The 26-year-old Stallings wins the 2011 Greenbrier Classic in a one-hole sudden death playoff.

Stallings birdied the 18th hole to tie with Bill Haas and Bob Estes at 10-under par to send the three players to a playoff.

That is where Stallings took control.

His drive landed within 11 feet from the cup.

Stallings then tapped it in for a birdie and for the win.

This victory is his first PGA Tour win and is now eligible to play in the 2012 Masters Tournament.

Hass and Estes finished tied for second place.

Andres Romero and Virginia Tech Alum, Brendon de Jonge were tied in 4th place 9-under for the tournament.

Round three leader, Anthony Kim struggled on Sunday.

He shot 4-over and finished 6-under for the tournament and tied for 14th place.

 

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