Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Supreme Court may be able to take away Casey Martin's cart, but it can't touch his powerful swing, which produced the longest drive on the PGA Tour in 2001 -- 409 yards.

View Martin's swing in its entirety, or frame by frame, below. Note: Flash plug-in required. Can't see the image? Download the latest version here. \n

The Stat Sheet

•  BORN: June 2, 1972
• HEIGHT: 6-foot-2
• WEIGHT: 170
• BIRTH PLACE: Eugene, Ore.
• RESIDENCE: Eugene, Ore.
• TOUR EXEMPTION: 1st Buy.com Tour Qualifier at 2000 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.
• AMAZING STAT: Made the cut in 11 of 22 starts on the 2003 Nationwide Tour, including his last four.
• OTHER: College teammate of Tiger Woods and Notah Begay III at Stanford. On May 29, 2001, the Supreme Court handed down a 7-2 ruling allowing Martin to ride a golf cart between shots in PGA Tour events. Martin has played two PGA Tour events in 2004. He missed the cut at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and tied for 69th at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson.



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