Scheffler PGA Championship Odds: World number one 9/2 amid police mix up

Scheffler PGA Championship Odds: World number one 9/2 amid police mix up

Scottie Scheffler has reportedly been arrested trying to get into Valhalla.

Scottie Scheffler has been arrested by police after a misunderstanding with traffic flow led to his attempt to drive past an officer into Valhalla Golf Club.

The world number one carded an opening round 67 (-4) in the second major of the year to sit five shots off the pace set by Xander Schauffele (11/4 favourite on Sky Bet).

Scheffler’s participation in the PGA Championship had been in doubt until the start of this week, when he confirmed he was "as prepared as possible" to play after the birth of his son Bennett, cementing his position as the tournament's outright favourite.

He came into the tournament off a three-week break from PGA Tour action, having skipped the Zurich Classic, CJ Cup Byron Nelson and Wells Fargo Championship. 

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He was last seen winning the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town, capping a remarkable run of four wins and one runner-up finish from his last five events. He hasn’t finished outside the top two since the Genesis Invitational in mid-February.

Scheffler has so far collected $18,693,235 from prize money in just 10 events this season. He has finished inside the top 10 in nine of those 10 events, only failing to do so at the American Express in January where he finished T17.

Scottie Scheffler PGA Championship Odds

Scheffler has retained his pre-tournament best price of 9/2 to win the PGA Championship 2024, giving an implied chance of 18.2% that he can stay on course for a Grand Slam at Valhalla. He is a shortest 7/2 across the oddschecker grid.

Scheffler Odds Best Odds Bookmaker
To Win 9/2 Betfred
Top 5 Finish 4/5 bet365
Top American 10/3 BoyleSports

 

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