A pair of social media posts directed at professional golfer Ian Poulter have cost Ted Bishop his position as the president of the PGA of America.
Bishop was removed from office today by a vote of the PGA's board of directors. Derek Sprague was appointed as interim president. You can read more on this story here, and the full release from the PGA is posted below:
PGA OF AMERICA BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTES TO REMOVE PGA PRESIDENT TED BISHOP FROM OFFICE
PGA Vice President Derek Sprague Named Interim PGA President
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (October 24, 2014) – The PGA of America Board of Directors voted today to remove Ted Bishop, the 38th PGA President, from office for insensitive gender-based statements posted yesterday on social media. The Board deemed the remarks to be inconsistent with the policies of the PGA.