Casey Martin's Pain Game

Even for able-bodied golfers, the U.S. Open is a stern test of stamina. And this week's venue, the Olympic Club's hilly, tree-lined Lake course, is as demanding as it gets.

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  • Last year's arm injury doesn't slow Montana State Billings' Casey Merritt
    Nor did potential pain in his left arm. Whether 80 degrees above or 10 below ... Merritt finally got that chance against Saint Martin’s earlier this year in Lacey, Washington. “That felt great,” he said. ”I really cut it loose.”
    05/5/2017 - 4:15 pm | View Link
  • Casey Martin's Story Deserves Praise at the 2012 US Open
    Casey Martin’s qualification for the U.S. Open is still a remarkable achievement ... Martin suffers from a birth defect that affects the circulation in his leg, causing him severe pain. Tiger Woods, who played with Martin on the Stanford golf team ...
    06/15/2012 - 5:26 am | View Link
  • Debate continues over Martin's right to use cart
    Golf Channel contributor John Feinstein recalled the debate among PGA Tour players at the time, saying it was almost impossible to compare the physical toll of walking for able-bodied pros to the pain Martin feels due to a degenerative leg condition.
    06/14/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • The pain game: Casey Martin's golf career comes full circle
    "It's not great at times. I'm able to do it, but I'm in pain when I play so I'm grateful I have a ride to my shots," the 40-year-old told CNN. "I deal with pain but it's bearable. It helps me sometimes to concentrate -- I realize there's only one thing I ...
    06/14/2012 - 1:25 am | View Link
  • Achenbach: Casey Martin a model of dignity
    The cause of this birth defect is unknown, but it has left Martin with poor circulation and a lot of pain. In a dark moment ... What this has done for Martin’s golf game is force him onto his left side at address and during the swing.
    06/12/2012 - 1:06 am | View Link
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  • Casey Martin Hospitalized Due to Leg Trouble | Golf Channel
    After a life-threatening scare over the weekend, Buy.Com Tour winner Casey Martin remains hospitalized in Eugene, Ore., after undergoing three operations since ...
    09/22/2017 - 1:41 pm | View Website
    TICKET TO RIDE: CASEY MARTIN v. PGA TOUR, ... Casey Martin was born on June 2, ... Even though Casey was in almost constant pain from his leg, ...
    09/21/2017 - 9:20 pm | View Website
  • Casey Martin
    Casey Martin (born June 2, 1972) is an American professional golfer and the current men's golf head coach at the University of Oregon
    09/18/2017 - 7:08 pm | View Website
  • Casey Martin, MD
    Casey Martin is a practicing Psychiatry doctor in Pittsburgh, PA
    09/18/2017 - 12:20 pm | View Website
  • My Shot: Casey Martin
    Casey Martin, photographed Dec. 18, 2007, ... The doggone thing hurts worse than ever most of the time, and if they did amputate, the pain would eventually go away.
    09/15/2017 - 3:01 pm | View Website
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