Dave Portnoy backs Scottie Scheffler to brush off arrest with $50,000 PGA Championship wager

Even after watching Scottie Scheffler get arrested by the police forward of the PGA Championship, Dave Portnoy is betting the golf star might be his fortunate allure as soon as once more.

The world No. 1 golfer was detained by police in Louisville on Friday forward of the second spherical of the championship, following a misunderstanding which escalated into a number of costs being filed in opposition to him.

Scottie Scheffler arrested at PGA Championship for visitors violation, returns to course hours later

Scheffler was charged with second-degree assault of a police officer, third-degree prison mischief, reckless driving and disregarding visitors alerts from an officer after he tried to drive into Valhalla Golf Membership.

A deadly accident involving a match employee being hit by a shuttle bus occurred exterior the venue earlier than Scheffler arrived, resulting in confusion. The Masters champion was later launched after he was booked.

Portnoy slams police for arresting ‘my man’ Scheffler

Portnoy, who gained $1.35 million on the Masters after backing Scheffler to win outright on April 14, is doubling down on the 27-year-old to bounce again from the incident.

The Barstool founder has positioned a $50,000 on Scheffler to win the PGA Championship with the hope of touchdown a $375,000 windfall on DraftKings Sportsbook, and nonetheless has some parlay bets using on him after the Masters.

“I’ll trip with my man Scottie Scheffler by way of the bowels of hell. #DKPartner,” Portnoy posted on X.

Explaining his resolution on the ‘Varney and Firm’ present, Portnoy stated: “When the chips are down, you may anticipate Dave Portnoy to have your again, so after I heard the information, I jumped proper on DraftKings and put down $50,000 and the chances are up.”

Scheffler‘s odds have already improved from +650 to +500 after his launch, with Portnoy hit out on the resolution to e book the golfer.

“Yeah, that is rubbish. There should’ve been a miscommunication, cops have a really troublesome job to It is clearly a tragic incident there,” Portnoy stated.

“This in all probability would’ve been the one time within the historical past of occasions to say, ‘Have you learnt who I’m?’ he is on the driveway onto the golf membership. there’s reporters all alongside.

“The cops clearly don’t know who he was. Scheffler in all probability shouldn’t have been behind bars. It is loopy that they obtained so far as to take a mugshot.”

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