Concerts Expected To Boost U.S. Grand Prix Crowds Oilers Want To Host Hockey's World Juniors, World Cup Jacksonville Sports Council Looks To Add Events NHL's Daly Hopes World Cup Back Every Four Years Taylor Swift To Perform At U.S. Grand Prix McGregor To Fight In MSG For UFC 205 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Moving To Orlando Over Zika Next CS:GO Major Going To ELeague Chicago May Bid To Host '19, '20 X Games NFL Offering Super Bowl Tickets Straight To Fans
CASEY'S CART-WARMING STORY GRABBING PRE-OPEN HEADLINES
Published June 17, 1998
Casey Martin and his use of a golf cart are dominating the pre-tournament headlines at the U.S. Open, which begins tomorrow at S.F.'s Olympic Club. The USGA decided to allow Martin "to use a regular cart" during play after he "continued to have mechanical difficulties with his specially designed one-seat cart." Martin played a practice round at Olympic yesterday with former Stanford teammates Tiger Woods and Joel Kriebel, with a "[l]arge gallery" following the threesome (Clifton Brown, N.Y. TIMES, 6/17). Also in N.Y., Luke Cyphers writes that Martin has become a "fan favorite" (N.Y DAILY NEWS, 6/17). In Orlando, Larry Guest writes that golf officials and traditionalists "can sneer all they want" at Martin and his cart, "[b]ut a judge and a rather sizeable portion of the public have declared themselves in the Casey Camp" (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 6/17).