元PGAツアープロのケイシーマーティンは右足を切断しました: 報告する

マーティン, オレゴンダックスメンズゴルフチームの現在のヘッドコーチ, 金曜日にミネソタ州の病院で膝の上で足を切断された, Golf Digest 報告. Martin famously took his battle with the PGA Tour to use the cart to the Supreme Court in 2001. Citing the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Martin 7-2.

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Casey Martin of the U.S. drives his golf cart on the first fairway during a practice round for the 2012 我ら. Open PGA golf tournament on the Lake Course at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California June 11, 2012. マーティン, who has a condition which makes it hard for him to walk long distances, won a landmark Supreme Court decision that allowed him to play with the use of a golf cart on the PGA tour.

Casey Martin of the U.S. drives his golf cart on the first fairway during a practice round for the 2012 我ら. Open PGA golf tournament on the Lake Course at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California June 11, 2012. マーティン, who has a condition which makes it hard for him to walk long distances, won a landmark Supreme Court decision that allowed him to play with the use of a golf cart on the PGA tour. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes)

Martin suffered from Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome, which hampered circulation in the lower portion of his right leg and made it nearly impossible for him to walk all 18 holes. He played well enough to earn a PGA Tour card in 2000 and qualified for the U.S. で開く 2012.

レポートによると, Martin broke his right leg two years ago which led to the decision to amputate the league after a cast and injections failed to heal the tibia completely.

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Tiger Woods (R) アメリカの. and Casey Martin of the U.S. walk off the 15th green during a practice round for the 2012 我ら. Open golf tournament on the Lake Course at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California June 13, 2012.

Tiger Woods (R) アメリカの. and Casey Martin of the U.S. walk off the 15th green during a practice round for the 2012 我ら. Open golf tournament on the Lake Course at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California June 13, 2012. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok )

In many ways I exceeded what my doctors told me as a kid,” Martin told Golf Digest two weeks ago. “I always felt this would be my destiny. So while it’s weird to be here now, about to become seriously disfigured, it’s not unexpected.

According to the magazine, Martin isjust happy to be alive.

Casey Martin of the U.S. watches his third shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the 2012 我ら. Open golf tournament on the Lake Course at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California June 15, 2012.

Casey Martin of the U.S. watches his third shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the 2012 我ら. Open golf tournament on the Lake Course at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California June 15, 2012. (REUTERS/Robert Galbraith)

Martin is in his 16th season with the Ducks. He is a two-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year and led the squad to multiple NCAA Championships appearances.

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