Melody Polo captured the season-opening Independence Cup with a thrilling 9-7 victory over La Karina Sunday at Aspen Valley Polo Club.
The much-anticipated summer polo opening tournament was moved to the club’s arena because of a rain-soaked field after heavy rains, but the game was just as exciting and physical.
Former 8-goaler Juan Bollini, competing in his first U.S. tournament since being sidelined with a rib injury late in the season in Wellington, was named Most Valuable Player.
Unanimous Board of Governors Endorsement Follows Wide-Ranging Search
The United States Polo Association (USPA) announced today that the USPA Board of Governors has unanimously endorsed their CEO search and selection committee’s choice of Duncan Huyler as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Huyler will succeed Peter J. Rizzo, the USPA’s first and current CEO later this year.
“Through thorough succession planning and a comprehensive search process, the United States Polo Association has found the best individual to assume professional leadership of the national governing body of the sport of polo,” said Chuck [...]
The San Diego Polo Club welcomed Nacho Figueras and Hilaro Figueras during his first-ever visit to the San Diego Polo Club at the fourth annual Woodford Reserve Classic, which took place on Sunday, June 28. The charity polo match benefited International Testicular Cancer Foundation, a charity that raises awareness about testicular cancer in younger generations. ITCF was created in memory of a young man that lost his battle to testicular cancer at a young age.
Nacho Figueras and his son Hilario Figueras assisted in winning the game for La Jolla Polo Team, which celebrated their [...]
The much-anticipated summer polo season begins this week at Aspen Valley Polo Club.
With a breathtaking mountain backdrop, some of the world’s best polo players including American player Nic Roldan will compete.
Roldan, one of the top-rated players at eight goals, is one of the sport’s most well-known and popular players. At 15, he was the youngest player to compete and win the U.S. Open.
“That’s what kick-started my career in polo, playing in the U.S. Open at an early age,” Roldan said. “My biggest goal now is to reach 10 goals. That’s the ultimate thing for [...]
There are very few sports in the world where both men and women battle it out on the field, but polo in the modern era, and specifically in Saratoga, it happens at almost every match. In fact, Saratoga Polo has been at the forefront of championing women’s polo for almost a decade with the Veuve Clicquot Women’s Challenge every year.
This year, Saratoga Polo welcomes back Sunny Hale, the highest rated women’s polo player in history to The Veuve Clicquot Women’s Challenge along side some of the top women polo players on July 24th and July 26th, to bring more excitement to Whitney Field.
For fans of Saratoga Polo, The Women’s Week Tournament featuring the Veuve Clicquot [...]