Born: March 25, 1985
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 0 in
College: Tennessee Tech
Turned Pro: 2007
Scott Stallings was born in Massachusetts but his family moved to Tennessee where Stallings attended Oak Ridge High School and was a four-time all-state golfer. He attended nearby Tennessee Tech for college where he was a two-time conference player of the year (Ohio Valley Conference) and an All-American in 2006.
Stallings played on mini-tours (The Tarheel Tour and NGA Hooters Tour) in 2008 and 2009 and just missed qualifying for the PGA Tour, by a single shot, at the 2009 season end qualifying school. The near miss did allow Stallings to play on the Nationwide Tour in 2009 where he developed his game and finished 11th at the 2010 qualifying school, earning his PGA Tour card for the 2011 season.
Stallings started slowly in 2011, but finished in a tie for 3rd place at the Transitions Championship. Then in July, Stallings won the Greenbrier Classic – surviving a three-way playoff over Bob Estes and Bill Haas. Stallings went from 562nd in the Official World Golf Rankings to 119th.
He added to his PGA Tour win total in 2012, winning the True South Classic. In 2014, he added his third career win at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. At 2015, Stallings nearly defended his title at the Farmers, losing in a playoff to eventual winner Jason Day.
In July of 2015, Stallings voluntarily reported that he had taken a banned substance and the PGA Tour responded with a three-month suspension. Media reports stated that the banned substance was a performance-enhancing drug.