In the United States, the PGA Tour has all but embraced Casey Martin and his cart.
Trying to turn a PR disaster into a plus, Commissioner Tim Finchem said Martin almost certainly will play in a Professional Golf Association Tour event this year.
Finchem said: "Casey Martin is a guy you want playing on the PGA Tour. He is an extremely popular individual and a role model. How would you not want him playing?"
After months of fighting Martin - and losing three times in court - the tour now seems ready to accept the disabled golfer.Reuse content