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Max Homa trolls Scottie Scheffler and calls off drama after PGA Championship

Max Homa trolls Scottie Scheffler and calls off drama after PGA Championship


Max Homa didn’t walk away with the Wanamaker Cup on Sunday, but he became an Instagram legend after capping off a wild weekend at the PGA Championship with a top-notch zinger.

When shooting a 2-under 69 in the final round of a major at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, where he tied for 35th with an 8-under overall, Homa reflected on his performance with a cheeky reference to fellow PGA Tour star Scottie Schaeffer . , who was caught before the start of the second round on Friday and proceeded to finish with a 5-under 66 on the day.

“Frustrating week in Kentucky. Lost to a man who was literally in jail Friday morning. Tough look for me. The trip continues in Fort Worth next week. Huma commented on the Instagram post Which included photos from the event at Valhalla, where Schaeffler tied for eighth overall.

Max Homa reacts after his shot on the first green during the 2024 PGA Championship on May 18, 2024. Getty Images
The drama of Scottie Scheffler’s arrest was referenced in a social media post by Max Homa. USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Conn
A shot of Scotty Scheffler’s mug in May 2024. Getty Images

Homa, ranked ninth in the world, had an impressive showing at the Masters last month, finishing third – the best of his career – at Augusta National.

He enjoyed something of a triumph on social media, where his followers couldn’t stop laughing at the comment.

“Comment of the year,” one user commented while another posted, “You’re the best, Max. Love your work! 😂”

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Homa, 33, will next take part in the Charles Schwab Challenge, which begins Thursday at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, with Scheffler, 27, also in the field.

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The reigning Masters champion spent a controversial weekend in Valhalla, where he was detained off the course in the early hours of Friday morning and later charged with second-degree assault on a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding signals from an officer directing. traffic movement.

Schaeffler returned to the course shortly after 9 a.m. Friday and completed his second lap.

Max Homa finished the PGA Championship tied for 35th. AP
Scotty Scheffler finished the final round of the PGA Championship at 6 under on May 19, 2024. Getty Images
Schaeffler, the Masters champion, played a round after his release from custody. USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Conn

“I was shaking, I would say from shock and fear,” Scheffler said of the ordeal on Friday.

Despite climbing up the leaderboard in the second round, Scheffler — who recently became a father — went off the rails on Saturday, posting a double bogey on the second hole en route to a 2-over 73 for the third round.

Although he posted a 6-under 65 on Sunday, it was Xander Schauffele who came out on top, winning his first-ever major with a total of 21-under 65 on the weekend.

The charges against Scheffler are expected to be dropped. No status reported Sunday.

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