The number 1 ranked men's golfer in the world, Scottie Scheffler (pictured), was arrested early Friday morning just outside of Valhalla GC in Louisville, Kentucky.  The site of golf's second major of the year, the PGA Championship.

Scheffler's arrest comes just after a shuttle bus, filled with fans heading into Valhalla to watch Friday's second round of the PGA, struck and killed a pedestrian just outside of the entrance to the golf course.  The crash occurred around 5am eastern time.

The 2nd round of the PGA Championship was delayed by more than an hour because of the accident's proximity to the golf course.

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According to ESPN reporter Jeff Darlington, who saw the incident personally.  Scheffler tried to drive around the scene of the crash in the median of the roadway to get to the golf course.  After being told to stop by police, Scheffler kept going for another few yards before an officer "attached" himself to Scottie's car.

Scheffler then stopped the vehicle, rolled down his driver-side window, and as he was being pulled out of his car by police, he opened the drivers-side door and was arrested.  Again, this is according to ESPN's Jeff Darlington.

Scottie has been charged with 2nd degree assault of a police officer (a felony), 3rd degree criminal mischief, reckless driving, and disregarding an officer directing traffic (all misdemeanors).  He was released by authorities at 8:40am, eastern time.  This according to ESPN.

Despite the arrest, Scheffler made it back to Valhalla in time for his 10:08am tee time for his second round.

Scheffler is the current Masters champion, and he carded a -4, 67 in Thursday's round 1 of the PGA.  He is a new father as well as his wife, Meredith, gave birth to the couple's first child just last week.

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