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Scottie Scheffler mocked by PGA Tour players with mugshot in group chat

Scotty Scheffler’s PGA Tour friends are slamming him for his arrest last week.

Xander Schauffele won his first major championship on Sunday at the 2024 PGA Championship. “Pardon My Take” by Barstool Scheffler and several other golfers, including Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland, were injured in a car crash outside Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, where police officers said they were in pain. There was swelling and abrasions on his left wrist and knee, according to the police report.

“We have a group chat with the physio, the team. It’s me, Gary, JT, Jordan, Scotty and Pat. We all share the same physio,” Schauffele said. “So the boys were heckling Scotty a little bit, and that was enough.”

When the host PFT commentator said the photo in the group chat should have been changed to a photo of Schauffele’s arrest, Schauffele responded, “Obviously that’s what happened.”

Mugshot of Scotty Scheffler arrested on May 17, 2024. Louisville Department of Corrections/AFP via Getty Images

Police were called to the suburb of Valhalla on Friday morning after a man working with Bender at the PGA Championship was struck and killed by a shuttle bus.

Scheffler, who was on his way to the course for the second round of the tournament, said there was a “huge misunderstanding” in a “very chaotic situation” and that he believed he was doing what the officer asked him to do. He said he was

A police report claims the two-time Masters champion “refused to comply” with investigators. Following Brian Gillis’ instructions, Gillis was “dragged” to the ground while accelerating.

Scottie Scheffler was taken into custody by police outside Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville on Friday. AP

Gillis was taken to the hospital for treatment, the report said.

Scheffler, 27, was charged with second-degree assault on a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and failing a traffic-directing officer.


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No Laying Up reported that the charges against Scheffler are expected to be dropped, but as of Wednesday he still has an arraignment scheduled for June 3. It was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed.

Xander Schauffele won Sunday’s PGA Championship and holds the Wanamaker Trophy. USA TODAY Sports (via Reuters Con)

“He handled the Scottie Scheffler style really well,” Schauffele said. “He’s a good guy. The moment he saw it, he thought this was a prank, and then he saw it on the news and thought, ‘Oh my god,’ this actually happened.” .

“I feel like he’s going to come out of all of this OK. I feel like something’s going to be dropped, but I don’t know.”

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