From the Governor’s Desk


SPRING MEETING OF USPA BOARD OF GOVERNORS WELLINGTON, FLORIDA APRIL 16-20, 2014 U.S. OPEN:         This was the fastest Open Finals I have ever seen and the fastest among them was Santi Torres. Most of you remember him playing as a young man playing at Eldorado. Well, he has grown up into one incredible polo player. […]

Jesse Bray Wins Prestigious Equus & Co. Award

(left to right): Jim Whisenand of Equus & Co., Charles Smith of Team USPA, Kris Bowman of Team USPA and Jesse Bray. 
Photo by Elizabeth Hedley

Four-goaler Jesse Bray, who has made his mark on the West Coast, traveled 3,000 miles to receive the prestigious Equus & Co. Award, which honors the Team USPA player who best exemplifies the program’s principles, which includes leadership and a commitment to growing the sport. The 21-year-old Bray received a check for $10,000 and a […]

From the Governor’s Desk


USPA PACIFIC COAST CIRCUIT DELEGATE’S AND MEMBERS MEETING Tack Room, Empire Polo Club Sunday, March 30 2014 The meeting was called to order by the governor, Denny Geiler. In attendance was Vicky Owens (Empire), Lyn Jason Cobb (Menlo_, Vladimir Rivkin (PoloSF & Cerro Pampa), Elizabeth Welborn (Cerro Pampa), Dean Dagget ((Newport Polo Club), Russ Sheldon […]

Second Annual Teddy Roosevelt Inter-Service Polo Match on May 4th

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Texas Military Polo Club and San Antonio Polo Club Present the Second Annual Teddy Roosevelt Inter-Service Polo Match Special Event to Raise Money for Operation Comfort, WHAT: Texas Military Polo Club and San Antonio Polo Club are inviting area residents to the Second Annual Teddy Roosevelt Inter-Service Polo Match Sunday, May 4, in Bulverde, Texas. […]

9th Annual Women’s Championship Tournament


Northern Trust Captures Ninth Annual Women’s Championship Tournament Title; Kristy Outhier Named MVP April 12, 2014 In front of a packed house at windswept Grand Champions Polo Club, Northern Trust (Claire Donnelly, Kristy Outhier, Maureen Brennan, Belinda Brody) defeated Catena USA (Neku Atawodi, Hazel Jackson, Tiffany Busch, Courtney Asdourian), 7-4, Saturday to win the ninth […]

Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club prepares for polo, fields are green and ready to go!


Fields at SBPRC are in perfect condition for the start of polo season. Our topnotch grounds crew has the fields immaculate and in ideal condition for polo. You can safely bring your best horses to our fields as the footing is always forgiving and the turf is green and tight. Club polo starts April 19 […]

Buffalos Win $12,000 and the 4-Goal USPA Lions Cup at Empire Polo Club

Buffalos won the USPA 4-Goal Lions Cup Finals and $12,000. Alex Haagen III, Kimo Huddleston, Lacey Safanovs, Elizabeth Goodwin Welborn of Stick & Ball, Scott Walker of the USPA, Ross Adam and Peter Blake.

4-Goal USPA Lions Cup Final at Empire Polo Club March 30th, 2014 The 4-Goal Lions Cup came with an attractive $16,000 purse to be divided between the first and second place teams. Buffalos (Ross Adam, Kimo Huddleston, Peter Blake, Lacey Safanovs) had won the last tournament finals against Edelweiss and had their eye on the […]

Re/Max Wins $37,500 and the Title of the 6-8 Goal USPA Champions Cup

Team Re/Max won the 6-8 Goal Champions Cup and $37,500. Mr. & Mrs. Haagen, Gordon Ross, Dayelle Fargey, Elizabeth Goodwin Welborn of Stick and Ball, Scott Walker of USAP, Jared Sheldon and Luis Saracco.

6-8 Goal USPA Champions Cup Finals at Empire Polo Club Sunday, March 30th, 2014 Two well-matched teams rode onto the field Sunday afternoon, March 30th, to compete for the most sought after purse in polo, the Champions Cup. There was $50,000 in the purse to be divided between the first and second place teams. Both […]

Former NBA Referee Bob Delaney Will Advise USPA Umpires


Leadership Consultant will assist in umpire development The United States Polo Association (USPA), the national governing body for the sport of polo, has appointed former NBA referee Bob Delaney as an advisor to the USPA Umpires, LLC. Delaney was a prominent NBA official for 25 years and rose through the ranks to become one of […]

C.V. Whitney Cup To Be Televised on NBC Sports Network This Sunday, March 23


Initial leg of polo’s triple crown is the first of three major United States Polo Association tournament finals to be televised by NBC this year The final of the C.V. Whitney Cup will be televised on Sunday, March 23rd, from 4-5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on NBC Sports Network, NBC’s 24 hour cable and satellite […]

Grand Champions Polo Club Announces 2014 Spring Schedule


  Grand Champions Polo Club, the nation’s fastest-growing and most innovative polo club, will host six tournaments during its 2014 spring season that begins in April. Tournament organizers will open the two-month medium goal season with the April 17-19 Grand Champions Cup. The remainder of the schedule is: April 24-27, The USPA Spring Challenge; May […]

Top High School Teams From All Over North America Compete for National Title at Empire Polo Club


The finals, held in California, include teams from Texas, Canada, California, Virginia and Maryland The best high school polo players in the Interscholastic polo program are competing against each other in the 2014 USPA Open National Interscholastic Championship, held March 12-15, 2014, today through Saturday, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA. The annual […]

Maryland Polo Club wins Girls’ National Title in Connecticut

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Teams from Texas, Canada, California, and New York all competed as well The polo winners from the Southeastern Region, the Maryland Polo Club, won the 2014 USPA Girls’ National Interscholastic Championship, held March 6-9, 2014, this past Thursday through Sunday, at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. Central Coast Polo Club and Maryland Polo Club […]

Pacific Coast Circuit Newsletter


Bob Puetz takes position with the USPA: Bob Puetz who is the manager of the San Diego Polo Club has taken a new position with the USPA as Director of Services. He will be taking Ed Armstrong’s position. Bob was previously a professional polo player and manager of the Empire Polo Club. In addition, he […]

Open Letter from USPA Chairman Chuck Weaver


    Open Letter from USPA Chairman Chuck Weaver    Re: Team withdrawal from the 2014 USPA Ylvisaker Cup final     March 4, 2014 Dear USPA Members and Clubs: On Sunday, February 23, 2014, the International Polo Club Host Tournament Committee allowed Valiente to withdraw from the finals of the 2014 Ylvisaker Cup pursuant […]