Scheffler arrived in the practice area to a round of applause from the fans… full information below ⬇️⬇️

As gloomy skies sit over Valhalla Golf Club prior to the second round of the PGA Championship, players practice on the putting green. (Photo: David Dusek/Golfweek)

Scheffler was charged with second-degree assault of a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding signals from an officer directing traffic but was subsequently released.

Here are live updates from throughout the day:

8:53 a.m.: While Scheffler’s situation is certainly something everyone is aware of, the job at hand is to win a major championship and keep up with the leader, Xander Schauffele, who tees off this afternoon. The only thing you can really hear in the practice area is the dull drone of electrical generators in the trucks nearby and in the television broadcast compound.

9:33 a.m.: Scheffler arrived in the practice area to a round of applause from the fans. After walking down the hillside, he did a fist bump with Rickie Fowler, who asked “You OK buddy?” Scottie replied, “Yeah, thanks,” and kept walking

9:44 a.m.: Brendan Todd walked by Scheffler at the range and added, “It’s great to see you a buddy.”

9:47 a.m.: Scheffler’s tee time is 10:08. Typically he would start preparing hours ahead of time. He’d eat breakfast, stretch and workout, hit balls and prepare mentally for the challenge of the course. Today, it looks like that will be condensed into a soggy hour or so.

9:49 a.m.: Does anything rattle Ted Scott, Scheffler’s caddie? He’s holding an umbrella, cleaning clubs, and smiling. You’d never know his guy had been handcuffed, in a police car and charged with crimes earlier this morning.

9:55 a.m.: Scheffler’s last drive of his warm-up had a carry distance of 292 yards. The ball speed was 177 mph. The morning’s events do not seem to have diminished his speed and he’s putting on his typical stripe on the range.

10:01 a.m.: After walking over the stair bridge and hitting a few bunker shots, Scheffler grabbed his putter and headed to the practice green. Few players, including Camilo Villegas, turned their heads. It was impossible to ignore the group of reporters, camera men, and TV people who are following Sheffler wherever he goes right now. Brian Harman is continuing to practice his putting with a mirror. Wyndham Clark and Will Zalatoris are going through their routines too. It’s the second round of a major championship and none of the things that are swirling around have anything to do with them.

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