GSA, the youngest and one of the most talented teams at Grand Champions Polo Club, won the Sieber Memorial 12-Goal Final.
The four teenagers, 1-goaler Henry Porter, 17; 2-goaler Santino Magrini, 15; 6-goaler Juan Martin Zubia, 17; and 3-goaler Torito Ruiz, 18, made it look effortless on Saturday with an impressive 11-4 victory over Patagones.
It was GSA’s second tournament win of the 2017 season at Grand Champions. GSA also won the Limited Edition 12-Goal Series Handicap title last month with a 12-6 win over Beverly Equestrian.
A star-studded lineup of some of the world’s top polo players has been assembled for the revival of the Sterling Cup that begins Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club.
The Sterling Cup is one of two classic and prestigious tournaments that the nation’s busiest and most innovative polo club is resurrecting after a sixteen-year absence.
Thanks to the generosity of Palm Beach Polo owner Glenn Straub, the Sterling Cup and World Cup have been resurrected by Melissa and Marc Ganzi in hopes of recapturing the legacy and prestige of polo’s hey days.
Argentina, with a rich tradition in polo at every level, defeated PTF USA, 6-2, to win the fourth annual Polo Training Foundation (PTF) International CupThursday at Grand Champions Polo Club.
After a thrilling 3-2 sudden death victory over Girls International (Riley Ganzi, Hope Arellano, Lolly Stanhope-White, Mia Novillo Astrada) in the opening round, the talented foursome of Santos Merlos, 11, Poroto Cambiaso, 11, Lucas Criado, 13, and Juanse Olivera, 14, bounced back with a convincing win.
It was the first time the Argentine foursome played together as a team.
Argentina jumped on PTF USA (Mackie Weisz, Clark Mayer, Kristos Magrini, Malia Bryan) for a 3-1 opening chukker lead and never relinquished it in the championship final.