The Short Score: Great Lakes Circuit with Joe Beaver
On this episode of The Short Score, we talk with Joe Beaver about heading in the Great Lakes Circuit and his partnership with Levi Pettigrew.
Joe Beaver

If you head over to the Great Lakes Circuit, you’ll hear a familiar name: Joe Beaver.

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The 8x world champion claims the Great Lakes Circuit nowadays heading for Levi Pettigrew, and the two had a successful circuit weekend June 9-11, 2023. Beaver and Pettigrew were 8.3 in Tarkio, Missouri, to win fifth and $286, 5.0 to win $1,303 for second at Merrill, Wisconsin, and 4.8 to win Hawley, Minnesota, and $954. In this episode of The Short Score, we talk about their runs, their partnership and why the Texan is claiming the Great Lakes Circuit.

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