Charges dropped against world number one golfer after ‘big misunderstanding’

Criminal charges against Scottie Scheffler have been dismissed following the world number one golfer’s arrest during the PGA Championship in the US earlier this month.
Scheffler, 27, was facing four charges, including assaulting a police officer with his vehicle, after an incident that took place just hours before he teed off on the second day at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell today asked a judge to drop the charges and said his team reviewed the case in a “thorough and expeditious manner”.
In a hearing that lasted less than ten minutes, he said: “Based upon the totality of the evidence, my office cannot move forward in the prosecution of the charges filed against Mr Scheffler.
“Mr Scheffler’s characterisation that this was ‘a big misunderstanding’ is corroborated by the evidence.”

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