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Casey Martin rides his cart at U.S. Open

Here are the first few paragraphs of my Tuesday column about Casey Martin at the US Open: SAN FRANCISCO Casey Martin is playing in the U.S. Open. That may not seem like big news to you, but it is. In 1998 when he played in his first and only Open — at the Olympic Club — he was the cause célèbre of golf. Some people perceived him, 26 at the time, as a bad guy, although he’s a very nice… Read More »