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Vacationers Championship: Followers present sensational trolling after protest invasion on the 18th

The Travelers Championship saw another playoff finish, but before Scottie Scheffler could earn his sixth PGA Tour win, a distraction happened on the 18th green. A group of protestors from the Extinction Rebellion interrupted Scheffler, Tom Kim and Akshay Bhatia’s group to run onto the course with colored smoke and powder substances. Police tackled them

Vacationers Championship: Followers present sensational trolling after protest invasion on the 18th

The Travelers Championship noticed one other playoff end, however earlier than Scottie Scheffler may earn his sixth PGA Tour win, a distraction occurred on the 18th inexperienced.

A bunch of protestors from the Extinction Riot interrupted Scheffler, Tom Kim and Akshay Bhatia’s group to run onto the course with coloured smoke and powder substances.

Police tackled them and rapidly put the group into custody. Nonetheless, they nonetheless had been in a position to trigger some harm on the 18th inexperienced. The protestors didn’t cease as soon as in handcuffs, although; they challenged officers all the best way off the course.

Because the agronomy staff cleaned up the 18th inexperienced, followers chanted USA-USA-USA, sang the Star-Spangled Banner, and chanted profanities on the disrupters. The scenario brought on the agronomy staff and officers to alter the opening location for the playoff.

Whereas issues settled and the crew made the modifications, golf followers on social media took the incident and ran with it. They had been fast to make jokes in regards to the scenario at hand and even made a dig on the expense of Scheffler.

Try among the top-notch reactions to the protest on the Vacationers Championship.

The Scheffler tracker gave a reside have a look at the entire incident.

No Laying Up made jokes at Kim for enjoying gradual and blamed the protest on him. Kim appeared to gradual issues down because the spherical continued, and watching him over the ball was brutal.

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One other hilarious tweet was directed at Canadian golfer Adam Hadwin. Nick Taylor gained final yr’s RBC Canadian Open. Hadwin tried to rejoice by operating onto the inexperienced, however as a substitute, a policeman tackled him.

A response to this protest wouldn’t be the identical with out Kyle Porter’s “regular sport” joke. There are such a lot of moments in golf that make followers scratch their head, and this protest was one in all them.

Fortunately it doesn’t appear anybody in attendance was harmed. The golf course took many of the blow, however nonetheless, followers obtained a very good snort because the Vacationers Championship ended.

Savannah Leigh Richardson is a golf employees author for SB Nation’s Taking part in Via. For extra golf protection, observe us @_PlayingThrough on all main social platforms. You can too observe her on Twitter @SportsGirlSL and Instagram @savannah_leigh_sports.

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