Pga Tour V Martin Case Summary

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Name of case: PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Citation: 531 U.S. 1049 (2001)
Parties & their roles: PGA Tour, Inc. (Plaintiff/petitioner); Casey Martin (Respondents/defendants)
Facts: Casey Martin, a talented golfer has a disability that causes severe pain and has atrophied his right leg. This disability has been defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). In his college career, the Pacific 10 Conference and the NCAA waived the rules that required Martin to walk and carry his own clubs. The PGA Tour, Inc. is a non-profit entity which was formed in 1968. This tour sponsors and cosponsors professional golf tournaments. In PGA competitions, the basic rules of golf apply to all players. PGA officials determined

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