Aug 22, 2016 8:42 PM
The 2016 Gulfstream Pacific Coast Open at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club has concluded bracket play, and the semifinals are rapidly approaching. Farmers & Merchants Bank has ranked number one with an undefeated record of (3-0). Klentner Ranch and Restoration Hardware have tied for second with (2-1) records.
Last year’s defending champions Lucchese and FMB Too! shared (1-2) records resulting in a shootout to determine which team would advance to the semifinals. FMB Too! won the shootout after Felipe Vercellino converted his 60-yard penalty shot and Lucchese’s Jeff Hall missed just left of the goal mouth.
The semifinals will begin on Friday, August 26 at 4:00pm ET with Farmers & Merchants Bank facing off against Restoration Hardware. The second semifinal between Klentner Ranch and FMB Too! will take place at 7:00pm ET.
The final game will be played on August 28 at 6:00pm ET. Fans can relive the championship match by tuning in to NBC Sports Network on Sunday, September 11, at 6:00pm ET. The 60-minute national broadcast will feature game action, behind-the-scenes commentary and interviews with polo players and notable figures from the global polo community.
Read more about the 2016 Gulfstream Pacific Coast Open here.
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