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Thomas to focus on Leeds play-off after US PGA

BBC Sport Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Two-time champion Justin Thomas is "excited" by his early tee-time on Thursday because he can then watch Leeds United's play-off semi-final against Norwich.
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Scottie Scheffler Charged With Assaulting a Police Officer at PGA Championship [Video]

Scottie Scheffler Charged With Assaulting a Police Officer at PGA Championship

Scottie Scheffler Charged With , Assaulting a Police Officer at PGA Championship. The world's top golfer was arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 17, NBC News reports. . He was detained prior to the second round of the championship. He was detained prior to the second round of the championship. Scheffler was charged with "second-degree assault of a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving, and disregarding signals from officers directing traffic," NBC News reports. The 27-year-old golfer was later released and returned to Valhalla Golf Club. The 27-year-old golfer was later released and returned to Valhalla Golf Club. Scheffler says that the incident was the result of a misunderstanding following a fatal accident at the club earlier that day. Round 2 was first delayed after a man was struck and killed by a shuttle bus at 5 a.m. This morning, I was proceeding as directed by police officers. , Scottie Scheffler, via statement. It was a very chaotic situation, understandably so considering the tragic accident that had occurred earlier, and there was a big misunderstanding of what I thought I was being asked to do. , Scottie Scheffler, via statement. I never intended to disregard any of the instructions. Iā€™m hopeful to put this to the side and focus on golf today, Scottie Scheffler, via statement. After offering condolences to the family of the victim, Scheffler said "it truly puts everything in perspective.". The PGA also issued a statement about the fatal accident. This is heartbreaking to all of us involved with the PGA Championship. We extend our sincere condolences to their family and loved ones, PGA, via statement

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