Jul

22

U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship® - f

Final

Blue Stone Farms

12

NYC Polo

19

Jul

23

Robert Skene Trophy - f

Final

Klentner Ranch

12

Santa Clara

6

Jul

28

America Cup

2:00 PM ET

Farmers & Merchants Bank

0

Sol de Agosto

0

Jul

28

America Cup

5:00 PM ET

Santa Clara

0

Lucchese

0

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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 (3-1)

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Melissa Ganzi
Arena Handicap: 1
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Nico Pieres
Handicap: 8
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Rodrigo Andrade
Handicap: 9
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Gonzalito Pieres
Handicap: 9

Coca-Cola (1-3)

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

Orchard Hill (3-2)

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

Bracket II

Audi (1-3)

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Marc Ganzi
Arena Handicap: 3
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Nic Roldan
Handicap: 8
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Alejandro Novillo Astrada
Handicap: 8
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Magoo Laprida
Handicap: 8

Travieso (2-3)

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

Valiente (3-1)

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Bob Jornayvaz
Handicap: 2
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Matias Torres Zavaleta
Handicap: 6
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Adolfo Cambiaso
Handicap: 10
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Diego Cavanagh
Handicap: 8

Bracket III

Bracket IIII

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Tournament Games

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017

Final OT
Orchard Hill logo

Orchard Hill (3-2)

11

Valiente logo

Valiente (3-1)

12

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017

Final
FlexJet logo

FlexJet (3-1)

10

Audi logo

Audi (1-3)

9

Final
Coca-Cola logo

Coca-Cola (1-3)

11

Travieso logo

Travieso (2-3)

9

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017

Final
Orchard Hill logo

Orchard Hill (3-2)

12

Audi logo

Audi (1-3)

8

Final
Valiente logo

Valiente (3-1)

17

Coca-Cola logo

Coca-Cola (1-3)

12

Final
FlexJet logo

FlexJet (3-1)

11

Travieso logo

Travieso (2-3)

9

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Final
FlexJet logo

FlexJet (3-1)

10

Valiente logo

Valiente (3-1)

9

Final
Audi logo

Audi (1-3)

14

Coca-Cola logo

Coca-Cola (1-3)

8

Final
Orchard Hill logo

Orchard Hill (3-2)

8

Travieso logo

Travieso (2-3)

9

Sunday, Apr 16, 2017

Final
Orchard Hill logo

Orchard Hill (3-2)

11

Audi logo

Audi (1-3)

10

Final
Travieso logo

Travieso (2-3)

12

Coca-Cola logo

Coca-Cola (1-3)

10

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Final OT
Orchard Hill logo

Orchard Hill (3-2)

10

FlexJet logo

FlexJet (3-1)

9

Final
Travieso logo

Travieso (2-3)

6

Valiente logo

Valiente (3-1)

16

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 South
West Palm Beach, FL 33414
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