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Scottie Scheffler wins Travelers Championship in a playoff as protesters storm 18th green

Scottie Scheffler, after a rough week at the U.S. Open, has now won six times on the PGA Tour this season

He had to survive a playoff and a wave of protesters at the 18th green at TPC River Highlands, but Scottie Scheffler put his brutal week at Pinehurst No. 2 behind him in the best way possible.

Scheffler beat Tom Kim in a one-hole playoff on Sunday afternoon to win the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. He posted a final-round 66, which dropped him to 22-under on the week, and then he quickly closed out Kim with a short par putt in the playoff to officially grab the win.

Scheffler is now the first player in PGA Tour history to grab six wins in a single season before July since Arnold Palmer did so in 1962.

Before the playoff even started, however, protesters stormed the 18th green in what was a very chaotic scene.

At least five people ran out around and onto the 18th green in a protest as the final group was walking up. The demonstrators, which later revealed themselves to be climate change activists called “Extinction Rebellion NYC” protesting the “worldwide danger of climate breakdown,” started spraying smoke and powder everywhere.

No damage was actually done to the course, and security arrested and removed the group quickly. Red and white powder, however, remained on the putting surface as Scheffler and Kim finished the hole.