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Scottie Scheffler caps a 'hectic' weekend by rallying to a strong finish at the PGA Championship

May. 19, 2024 21:44 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The sentence seemed unthinkable at the beginning of the PGA Championship. Or any other time for that matter. And yet there Scottie Scheffler was late Sunday afternoon, talking matter-of-factly about a week in which his burgeoning celebrity crossed over into...

Thomas Detry's late birdie assured him of a top-4 finish at the PGA and an invitation to the Masters

May. 19, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thomas Detry's 12-footer for birdie on the par-5 18th on Sunday at the PGA Championship did more than assure the 31-year-old of his best finish in a major. It also carried him all the way to Augusta National. Detry's closing 5-under 66 —...

Scottie Scheffler, from the course to jail and back: What to know about his PGA Championship arrest

May. 18, 2024 12:46 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two-time Masters champion Scottie Scheffler was arrested after police say he dragged an officer while trying to get around the scene of a fatal accident Friday ahead of the second round of the PGA Championship. The 27-year-old Scheffler, the world's No....

After starting his day in jail, Scheffler finds peace on the course and a chance to win, too

May. 17, 2024 21:39 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Perspective was even harder to come by than birdies through all the raindrops, bourbon and cigar smoke that streamed across golf's biggest stage Friday during one of the sport's most bizarre mornings ever. By the time the world's best player, Scottie...

Police report: Detective hospitalized after being dragged by golfer Scottie Scheffler's vehicle at PGA Championship

May. 17, 2024 10:28 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police report: Detective hospitalized after being dragged by golfer Scottie Scheffler's vehicle at PGA Championship.

ESPN reports Scottie Scheffler detained for not following police instruction during traffic delays outside Valhalla

May. 17, 2024 07:35 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — ESPN reports Scottie Scheffler detained for not following police instruction during traffic delays outside Valhalla.

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Kentucky's primaries

May. 17, 2024 07:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — All of Donald Trump's top opponents for the Republican nomination for president dropped out of the race weeks ago, but the whole gang will be back together on Kentucky's primary ballot on Tuesday. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley,...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 16, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

Ashland Daily Independent. May 16, 2024. Editorial: Vote Tuesday Kentucky will have the primary election this Tuesday. Candidates have their yard signs out, their Facebook pages updated, and have attended various functions throughout the area. In...

Maverick Kentucky congressman has avoided fallout at home after antagonizing GOP leaders

May. 16, 2024 10:41 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Rep. Thomas Massie has made a habit of antagonizing Washington's most powerful leaders in his own party, but so far it hasn't eroded his support back home in his staunchly conservative Kentucky district. Four years ago, Massie drew the wrath of...

Rock band Cage the Elephant emerge from loss and hospitalization with new album 'Neon Pill'

May. 16, 2024 09:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — To say Cage the Elephant's latest album had a turbulent birth would be an understatement. The band dealt with the deaths of loved ones, the pandemic and their lead singer's arrest and hospitalization. “It’s no secret that I had a medical crisis,” Matt Shultz...