People: Jan. 26, 1998

A WALK, SPOILED

For months, guys on golf talk shows have--in all seriousness--been asking, Yeah, but without walking between holes, where's the athleticism in the sport? That scary question is being posed by golf pro CASEY MARTIN, 25, who suffers from a blood disorder in his right leg so severe that excessive walking might shatter it. So last year, after the Professional Golf Association refused to allow him to use a golf cart, Martin sued under the Americans with Disabilities Act. An injunction allowed Martin to drive a cart in the year's first Nike Tour tournament, in Lakeland, Fla. He won....

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