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ST. Where To Buy Cheap Jerseys . SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Ted Bishop spent Tuesday trying to salvage whatever was left of his legacy as the 38th president of the PGA of America.That he was even talking about a legacy is part of what got him into this mess.Can anyone think of the legacy left by any of the 37 presidents who preceded him? And for those who are not deeply vested in the golf industry, does anyone even remember who was last president of the PGA of America?The PGA of America has the most important role in golf, just not the most glamorous. It has 27,000 men and women who rightfully claim to be recognized experts in teaching and growing the game. It runs the PGA Championship once a year, the Ryder Cup every four years. Celebrity is found on the PGA Tour, which split from the PGA of America nearly 50 years ago behind Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.Bishop was more about celebrity. This is one PGA president people will remember, just not the way he wanted.Of all the presidents I dealt with, he was more into competing to win, said Davis Love III, part of eight Ryder Cup teams as a player, assistant and a captain. His mission was not to grow the Ryder Cup. It was to win. And I love that about him. Weve talked so much in the last year about whats going on with the Ryder Cups before and after. His heart is in the right place.And then he paused before adding wistfully, Just maybe not his comments.Those comments directed at Ian Poulter — on Twitter he called him a Lil Girl and in a Facebook post that he sounded like a little girl squealing during recess — marked an unceremonious end to 23 months of Bishop bringing too much attention to himself.The potential for that was there even before he began his two-year term. Bishop is exceptional as a public speaker, which makes it easy to be seduced by the spotlight.I think I abused my platform, a contrite Bishop said Tuesday on Golf Channel. I had lived on the edge for two years with a lot of quotes.He was the first to oppose the new rule that bans the anchored stroke used for long putters, but he didnt stop there. In a series of interviews and emails with Golf World magazine in April, he took on R&A and chief executive Peter Dawson for not accepting input. And then he poked the R&A by showing the evidence of not being inclusive was their unwillingness to accept women as members.The R&A voted to accept female members in September.Bishop also floated the idea of taking the PGA Championship overseas, even mentioning as a possibility Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, which was clamouring for a British Open. Royal Portrush is now on the Open rotation.He also took a risk by appointing Tom Watson as the Ryder Cup captain, even though Watson had not been at a Ryder Cup since he last was captain in 1993. The move backfired when Watson made a series of curious decisions with his picks and his lineups, and then the choice was exposed when Phil Mickelson — with Watson in the room — talked in a press conference about how America had strayed from its winning formula of inclusiveness.And when the Americans lost, and Watson was criticized, Bishop took it personally. Thats why he couldnt resist firing back at Poulter, who in his recently published book mentioned Watsons shortcomings. Poulter also called out Nick Faldo for referring to Sergio Garcia as useless in 2008 when Faldo was captain and Europe lost for the only time in the last 15 years.I guess there had been a lot of emotions that had been building up in me since the Ryder Cup, Bishop said. This is absolutely no excuse. Ive got to know my position as president of the PGA of America. I cant be a fan of golf. I cant be Ted Bishop and have personal opinions on the subject. But obviously, thats what happened.I overreacted emotionally and Im embarrassed, and I apologize.Bishop blamed no one but himself. He didnt spare the PGA of America officers in the 24-hour news cycle that led to what he calls his impeachment. Bishop said he wanted to apologize, and instead he signed off a statement that only mentioned he had removed the inappropriate posts. He said Dottie Pepper, an independent director for the PGA and no stranger to controversy, urged him to get out in front of the story with an apology.This is one time Bishop decided to toe the line, and it cost him.Bishop was on the verge of choking up at the end of his Golf Channel appearance.Ive been involved for all 38 years of my career in trying to do things for women in golf, said Bishop, the father of two girls. And I think when I wake up at 2:30, 3:30 in the morning, and I cant sleep, its because I look at the things that I feel like Ive done in my career — for my girls, for women — and I think these things, theyre flushed down the toilet. Thats going to be my legacy. Thats it. Thats the situation I created for myself.He was right about one thing. He has no one to blame but himself. Cheap Jersey Website . -- After a year spent travelling the world, Brooks Koepka suddenly is in a position to play a lot more golf at home. Cheap Jerseys For Sale . A strong fastball. A big, bending curveball that can buckle hitters at the knees. Against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, Elias put the entire package together against one of the leagues strongest lineups. http://www.cheapjerseysreview.com/ . - The Clippers have signed guard Dahntay Jones to a second 10-day contract.NEW YORK, N.Y. - It was a new day for Henrik Lundqvist, and the Rangers were looking forward rather than backwards. New York coach Alain Vigneault was anything but worried about his star goalie Wednesday, just hours after giving him the hook at 8:58 of the second period in the wake of four goals on 18 shots in what turned into a 7-4 loss to the Canadiens in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final at the Bell Centre. "I just gave him a quick pat after the game, but Henrik doesnt need to hear anything from me," Vigneault said at a morning availability in Montreal before returning to New York. "Hes a veteran player. One of the best in his area, and Im sure hes going to be focused and ready for the next game." Vigneault, whose team rallied from 4-1 down to tie it at 4-4 before Montreal pulled away, discouraged further questions on the issue. "Dont worry about it. Its over with. Move on," he said when asked if he had ever put a goalie back in after pulling him. Game 6 goes Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers lead Montreal three games to two. Lundqvist was not made available on the off-day. But those teammates who did meet the media — all three alternate captains —were equally unconcerned about their goalie. Forward Brad Richards said he expects Lunddqvist to bounce back from the Game 5 letdown. Best Site Buy China Jerseys. "I think you guys all see how competitive he is, and thats not going to sit well," he said. "Even when he plays good, hes focused. I would imagine were going to see one of his better performances, especially going back to his crowd and wanting to rebound from that. Its not something well have to worry about. We always know hell regroup." Added defenceman Marc Staal: "Yeah, hell be fine. Its the last concern of anyone on our team." Lundqvist came into Game 5 with a .931 save percentage in the playoffs. That was reduced to .926 Tuesday night. Lundqvists play was prominent in the New York tabloids. "King Sized Loss," was the New York Post back-page headline. "Yank Lundqvist," was the Daily News headline. Defenceman Dan Girardi said none of the Rangers liked seeing Lundqvist exit early. "Obviously, you dont want to see that in any game, let alone a playoff game," he said. "We didnt give him too much help, and obviously A.V. (Alain Vigneault) felt that was the right move just to get him out of the game. We didnt feel great about that, but we couldnt just sit there and mope around about it. "We had to do something about it. We did. We came back and tied it." ' ' '

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