Rico Dicks and Dave Matlock to fill two open spots in the World Open

Rico Diks

The International Pool Tour announces that Rico Diks and Dave Matlock have accepted the IPTs invitation to fill two open spots left by Hall of Fame legends Buddy Hall and Jim Rempe, who both dropped out of the World Open citing personal reasons. Diks, and Matlock, based on a number of criteria including their third place finishes in the World Open qualifiers as well as their high finishes in the North American Open ( click here for results). Both Diks and Matlock were thrilled to be invited to compete in the World Open.

The official player groupings will be released at midnight (CST), Thursday August 31, 2006. Visit www.internationalpooltour.com for details.

Photo courtesy of Rick Schmitz