Casey Martin (born June 2, 1972 in Oregon) is an American professional golfer. 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) Senators Ron Wyden (D) Gordon Smith (R) Official language(s) None Area 255,026 kmÂ² (9th) - Land 248,849 kmÂ² - Water 6,177 kmÂ² (2. ... This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ...
Martin suffers from a birth defect in his right leg known as Klippel Trenaunay Weber syndrome. Martin successfully sued the PGA Tour in 2001 for the right to use a golf cart during competition under the Americans with Disabilities Act. A congenital disorder is a medical condition or defect that is present at or before birth (for example, congenital heart disease). ... Hemihypertrophy of the soft and bone tissue, hemangiomata, and varicose veins form the basic triad of this syndrome. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main mens professional golf tours. ... Golf carts A golf cart is a small vehicle designed originally to carry two golfers and their golf clubs around a golf course faster and with less effort than walking. ... The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is the short title of United States Public Law 101-336, signed into law on July 26, 1990 by George H. W. Bush. ...
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CaseyMartin and Notah Begay III redshirted during their junior year in 1992-1993, primarily to get the bulk of their schoolwork out of the way, so they would have more time for golf as fifth-year seniors.
CaseyMartin was born with a birth defect and the PGA should not punish him for that.
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