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Round two of the PGA Championship has been delayed, after a man received fatal injuries near Valhalla Golf Club.

In a statement, the PGA of America said it was “devastated” to learn of the worker’s death.

“This morning we were devastated to learn that a worker with one of our vendors was tragically struck and killed by a shuttle bus outside Valhalla Golf Club,” it read.

“This is heartbreaking to all of us involved with the PGA Championship. We extend our sincere condolences to their family and loved ones.”

Shortly after the incident, the Louisville Metro Police Department released a statement saying an adult male pedestrian was involved in a collision.

“About 5:00 this morning, the LMPD responded to a call of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian and a bus,” the statement said.

“Our preliminary investigation found that an adult male pedestrian was crossing Shelbyville Road south to north when he was struck by a shuttle bus that was traveling eastbound in the compulsory center lane dedicated for buses.

“As a result, the pedestrian received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating.”

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The championship organiser delayed tee times by one hour and 20 minutes. Round two was scheduled to get underway at 12.15pm (BST), but the first groups went out at 1.35pm.

It comes after Scottie Scheffler was “hancuffed” and “detained by police” after a traffic misunderstanding. Footage of the incident showed the World No. 1 being walked into a police car.

According to reporter Jeff Darlington, Scheffler attempted to drive past a police officer into Valhalla Golf Club on Friday, seemingly unaware of traffic management measures as a result of the fatal accident.

A local media outlet reported that the American is facing charges of 2nd-deg assault of a police officer, 3rd-deg criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding traffic signals from an officer directing traffic.

He was released and arrived back on site about 20 minutes before his tee time.

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John Turnbull A graduate of the University of Stirling, John joined the bunkered team in 2023 as a Content Producer, with a responsibility for covering all breaking news, tour news, grassroots content and much more besides. A keen golfer, he plays the majority of his golf at Falkirk Golf Club. Top of his 'bucket list' is a round of Pebble Beach... ideally in the company of Gareth Bale.

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