AzB Silver Member
Yes, Lou, it certainly is an "Open" , just saying that there is no harm in having some vetting process for just how "open" a pro tournament should be in reality. Other sport U S Open tournaments do use some sort of vetting process as to who can compete.It's the US *Open.*
Here is a scenario to avoid when it is wide open- High Level Pro A plays a 500 Fargo in round one and wins, Two other 500 Fargo players meet in round 1- Second round High level Pro A is matched by the bracket with the 500 Fargo who won in round 1- High level Pro wins again- easily.
Now High level pro A is already into round 3 without breaking a sweat - I just don't think that is what this tournament should be all about. Of course, in the end, the best will have to beat the second best that week to win it all, no question.