29 Oct '14, 8pm

Why Ted Bishop's gaffe doesn't offend me the way some people think it should

Why Ted Bishop's gaffe doesn't offend me the way some people think it should

It's been almost a week since PGA of America president Ted Bishop posted the tweet and Facebook rant that would end up sinking his career, and I'm still grappling with the emotions that I, as a woman in the golf industry, am supposed to have about it. Sure, I was put off by what he wrote -- but not, at first, because of the sexist nature of the comment. I was stunned to see the president of one of golf's largest organizations resort to a juvenile taunt of a PGA Tour player on social media, completely unprovoked. It wasn't until somebody else pointed out the sexism in Bishop's posts that it struck me just what a giant PR blunder this moment of posturing would turn into. Related: The story behind Ted Bishop's dismissal from the PGA Of course the president of the PGA can't use "lil girl" in public. Of course his organization would have to distance itself from him. And of cour...

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