Fusco, Wei Withdraw from IPT North American Open

Fusco, Wei Withdraw from IPT North American OpenBeckley and Heuwagen ReplacementsBreaking NewsDue to personal reasons Mr. Pete Fusco has officially withdrawn from the IPT North American Open 8-Ball Championship. Fusco was very disappointed that he was not able to play in this event. He admitted that he has practiced very hard for this event. Fusco plans to compete in the World Open.Fusco’s replacement is Jeff Beckley, who was the third alternate on the waitlist to play in the North American Open. Beckley played in multiple IPT qualification tournaments. He had one third place finish in the NA Open qualification system, and played in four of the five weekends of the system. His high finish and multiple attempts placed him third on the alternate list and now on the tournament roster. Beckley was called just minutes ago and was told the news that he would be competing in the North American Open. His first reaction was Are you kidding me? He was very excited to hear the news. Beckley asked who he has replaced and expressed disappointment when he was told that it was Fusco.