There's one recent tournament winner who will have all eyes on him at The Olympic Club next week during the 112th US Open.
No, not Tiger Woods, who knows even he'll have to defer some of the spotlight to Casey Martin's improbable return.
"Simply incredible. Ability, attitude and guts," Woods tweeted about his former teammate at Stanford. "See you at Olympic, Casey."
Martin, best known for fighting to use a golf cart in competition due to a leg condition, qualified for the Open on Monday. It will be his first go at a major event since 2006, when his focus turned to being the University of Oregon's golf coach.
"I'm sitting here looking at a US Open Olympic hat the USGA sends me every year and I had it on my mantle in my home office, looking at it thinking, 'Boy, that would be special,'" Casey's father, King Martin, told The Daily. "The fact that it played out the way it did is pretty extraordinary."
The conditions for a comeback couldn't be better for Martin. He advanced from a s...