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Golf / Cart Law Case / Martin vs. PGA #178201

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Eugene, OR: Jimmy Roberts) The legal suit brought by handicapped golfer Casey Martin against the PGA requesting that he be allowed to ride in a cart examined; scenes shown from Eugene, OR, where the trial is being held to determine if the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to Martin's situation. [MARTIN - says golf can accommodate to disabilities.] [PGA tour commissioner Tim FINCHEM - says tournament golf requires walking.] The implications of the legal outcome for all self-governing sports mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Roberts, Jimmy

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