Wed

Apr

25

Copa de las Naciones - Junior

Final

Argentina 1

9

USA

7

Wed

Apr

25

Copa de las Naciones

Final

Colombia

15

North America

2

Fri

Apr

27

Copa de las Naciones - Junior

12:30 PM ET

Argentina A

0

USA

0

Fri

Apr

27

Copa de las Naciones

2:00 PM ET

Argentina

0

USA

0

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U.S. Open Polo Championship®

The U.S. Open Polo Championship® Final will be broadcasted on CBS Sunday, April 30 at 2:00pm ET.

U.S. Open Polo Championship®

Tournament History

Considered to be the most prestigious polo tournament in the United States, the U.S. Open is the apex of the 26-goal tournaments held during the Florida high-goal winter polo season that attracts fans and polo enthusiasts from across the United States and around the world.

The U.S. Open was originally conceived as a non-handicapped alternative to the Senior Championship tournament. The first U.S. Open had only two teams, the Wanderers and the Freebooters. It was held at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx borough of New York City. Four 15-minute chukkers were played, with a seven-minute break between each chukker.

After the inaugural U.S. Open in 1904, the tournament was not played again until 1910, when it grew to include six teams. It resumed at Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, where it was played for several years before relocating to what became its longtime home, Meadowbrook Polo Club in Old Westbury, New York. In 1954, the U.S. Open moved to Oak Brook, where it remained for 22 years, followed by an eight year stint at Retama in San Antonio, Texas. In the late 1980s and into the 1990s, the tournament circulated among several clubs throughout the United States, including Eldorado, Lexington, Palm Beach and Royal Palm. In 2004, marking one hundred years since the tournament’s inception, the U.S. Open relocated to the International Polo Club Palm Beach, where it has been held ever since. 

The U.S. Open Polo Championship® perpetual trophy was first presented in 1910 by Joseph B. Thomas. Designed by artist Sally James Farnham, the design was inspired by a seventeenth century tureen. The tall, ornate silver cup features horses and riders in relief around the top perimeter and the bottom bowl of the cup, as ornate rearing horses rise from the base of the cup. 

Stolen in 2002, it was recovered a few short weeks later and is currently kept in the care and custody of the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame in Lake Worth, Florida.

U.S. Open Polo Championship®

Teams & Rosters

Bracket I

FlexJet

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Melissa Ganzi
Outdoor Handicap: A
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Nico Pieres
Outdoor Handicap: 8
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Rodrigo Andrade
Outdoor Handicap: 9
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Gonzalito Pieres
Outdoor Handicap: 9

Coca-Cola

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Gillian Johnston
Outdoor Handicap: 2
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Julian de Lusarreta
Outdoor Handicap: 7
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Julio Arellano
Outdoor Handicap: 8
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Miguel Novillo Astrada
Outdoor Handicap: 9

Orchard Hill

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Steve Van Andel
Handicap: 1
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Jota Chavanne
Handicap: 5
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Polito Pieres
Outdoor Handicap: 10
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Facundo Pieres
Outdoor Handicap: 10

Bracket II

Audi

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Marc Ganzi
Outdoor Handicap: 2
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Nic Roldan
Outdoor Handicap: 8
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Alejandro Novillo Astrada
Outdoor Handicap: 8
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Magoo Laprida
Outdoor Handicap: 8

Travieso

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Teo Calle
Outdoor Handicap: 1
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Alfredo Capella
Handicap: 9
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Sebastian Merlos
Outdoor Handicap: 9
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Mariano Gonzalez
Outdoor Handicap: 7

Valiente

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Bob Jornayvaz
Outdoor Handicap: 2
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Matias Torres Zavaleta
Handicap: 6
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Adolfo Cambiaso
Outdoor Handicap: 10
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Diego Cavanagh
Outdoor Handicap: 9

Bracket III

Bracket IV

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Tournament Games

The Venue

International Polo Club Palm Beach

The International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) is the premier destination for high-goal polo in the United States. Home to the most prestigious 20- and 26-goal polo tournaments in the nation, IPC has hosted the U.S. Open Polo Championship® for over 10 years. Located in the heart of the horse centric village of Wellington, Florida, polo enthusiasts flock to the club every winter to witness top level polo competition that garners some of the world’s best players, including Adolfo Cambiaso, Facundo Pieres and America’s top-rated players Julio Arellano, Jeff Hall and Nic Roldan. 

International Polo Club Palm Beach
3667 120th Avenue S
West Palm Beach, FL 33414
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