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.
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The Stat Sheet
• BORN: June 2, 1972
• HEIGHT: 6-foot-2
• WEIGHT: 170
• BIRTH PLACE: Eugene, Ore.
• RESIDENCE: Eugene, Ore.
• CAREER PGA TOUR WINS: 0
• 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.