WHAT: 29th Annual Opening Day of Polo at the San Diego Polo Club
WHEN: Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Matches at 1:30pm & 3:00pm
WHERE: 14555 El Camino Real, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
The San Diego Polo Club kicks off its 29th season in Rancho Santa Fe on Sunday, May 31st with Opening Day. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. for two action-packed matches at 1:30pm and 3:00pm, where local and international polo players will compete in front of an estimated 3,500 spectators.
This year’s Opening Day will also feature local non-profit, Wounded Warrior Homes’ 3rd Annual Hot Rods for Heroes Car Show and inaugural Food & Brew Festival. Guests are invited to peruse the [...]
The thrilling final of the 2015 US Open Polo Championship will be telecast on the NBC Sports Network (NBC SN) this Sunday, May 31 at 4pm eastern time. The match between Valiente and Orchard Hill features 10-goal players Adolfo Cambiaso, Facundo Pieres and Polito Pieres and will be called by veteran NBC SN play by play commentator Kenny Rice with game analysis, color commentary and interviews by polo hall of famer Adam Snow. The sophisticated multi-camera coverage includes aerial shots of the vast polo field taken from the Goodyear Blimp as well as aerial drones. In addition to the on-field action and player interviews, the 90 minute program includes a 125th Anniversary [...]
They have made it one more time. Team Lanson, including Thomas Winter and Christian Grimme, won the traditional Julius Baer Beach Polo World Cup on Sylt again. Under the bright blue sky of the North Sea the polo players from Hamburg stood up between all the teams. Umpire Sean Dayus from England: “We have witnessed extremely exciting, competitive and fair encounters. I am impressed by how much the players have fought. This is what polo should look like.”
Organiser Stephanie Schneider: “Everything was perfect today. Top-class sport, the [...]
Santa Barbara Polo Club May 26, 2015
It was a beautiful weekend at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club! The pro pool league welcomed two new players this weekend, father and son duo, Andrew and Bayne Bossom. The winners of the pro pool took home a new pair of spurs and great memories. The afternoon games were exciting and hard fought. The Antelope polo team was looking to bring home a victory after coming up short in the first 12-goal tournament, and had a little extra motivation after seeing the 12-goal trophies, Apple Watches!
With an undefeated record in the previous weeks, Antelope easily advanced to the final of the Pope [...]
Piki Alberdi Named MVP
Travieso, making its spring tournament debut at Grand Champions Polo Club, left a lasting impression in its final appearance of the season.
With precision-like teamwork, Travieso became the first polo team to win three tournaments during the spring season.
On a windy, sun-drenched Sunday in front of a packed house and worldwide Chukker TV audience, Travieso (Marc Ganzi, Hector Guerrero, Piki Diez Alberdi, Teo Calle) dominated Palm Beach Equine (Geronimo Obregon, Facundo Obregon, Lucas Lalor, Scott Swerdlin) in the final of The Memorial, presented by Chukker TV, for an impressive 13-9 victory.
May 23rd & 24th, 2015 in Hörnum, Germany
Adrenaline and fair play, skydiving, a relaxed beach atmosphere and international friendship – the perfect combination for a fantastic Whit weekend
This weekend the German polo scene will meet on Sylt for action packed beach polo – for eight years now this Pentecost tradition is at home at the eastern beach of Hörnum. International polo players and tens of thousands of spectators, celebrities and Sylt lovers are looking forward to a superb sporting event and a unique island experience.
The action starts on Friday [...]