Police physique slam PGA Tour protestors interrupting Scottie Scheffler’s profitable putt on 18th gap

With Scottie Scheffler main by one shot and Tom Kim eying a tying birdie on closing gap of Vacationers Championship PGA Tour occasion, 5 protesters ran everywhere in the 18th inexperienced and bought slammed to the bottom and brought away by police.

5 protesters detained on Scheffler’s closing gap

The chaotic scene happened as each golfers ready to make their putts on the 72nd gap. It was resolved a lot faster than Scheffler’s final notable run-in with the police on the Masters, because of some swift and brutal motion taken by the cops on the protestors.

Purple and white paint was left on the inexperienced, however remarkably, no marker or ball was disturbed. Play was solely delayed a couple of minutes, earlier than Kim tied the rating and compelled a playoff gap. The PGA determined to chop a brand new gap for the playoff on 18. Scheffler beat out Kim for his sixth win on the tour this yr.

“You do not actually know what’s going on, you do not actually perceive the scenario,” Scheffler stated in a post-match interview with CBS Sports activities. “There’s folks working round all over the place and you do not actually know what is going on to occur.”

What have been they protesting on the Vacationers Championship?

It seemed to be an environmental protest, with one detained protestor sporting a shirt that stated: “No golf on a useless planet.”

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