Martin still overcoming obstacles to extend time on the course
Originally Published: October 15, 2007By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com
EUGENE, Ore. -- Like the swooping, powerful swing that once made Casey Martin one of the longest hitters in professional golf, his life has come nearly full circle.
Martin is back home in Oregon, where as a young boy, he learned to cope with a debilitating birth defect in his right leg by outstriking, outchipping and outputting every other player on the course. He played collegiately at Stanford, where Tiger Woods and Notah Begay were his teammates, and then reluctantly ...
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