Grand Champions Polo Club announced its much-anticipated 2018 winter season schedule.
Grand Champions Polo Club and Santa Rita Polo Farm are putting the finishing touches on the turnkey club’s eleven fields in anticipation of its biggest and best winter polo season.
The nation’s largest, busiest and most innovative USPA-sanctioned polo club nestled in the heart of the world’s winter polo capital kicks off its season in January with monthly 6, 8 and 12-goal tournaments and women's weekly league play.
The legacy of polo great Carlos Gracida continued on a perfect day for polo at Grand Champions Polo Club.
The fourth annual Carlos Gracida Legends of Polo honored the Hall of Famer and former 10-goaler who died tragically in February, 2014 at age 53.
It was youth vs. experience as The Future Legends (Will Jacobs, Santos Bollini, Juancito Bollini, Mariano Gracida) defeated Team Legends (Charlie Armstrong, Stewart Armstrong, Marc Ganzi, Juan Bollini), 6-5.
Juancito Bollini, 21, a senior at Florida Atlantic University, scored the winning goal with 37 seconds left in the game.
Team USA remained undefeated with a hardfought 9-7 victory over Brazil in the sixth annual USPA International Cup Saturday at Grand Champions Polo Club.
In front of a packed house and worldwide ChukkerTV audience, the team of Grant Ganzi, 2, Carlitos Gracida, 4, Julio Arellano, 8, and Mike Azzaro, 6, led from start-to-finish to turn back the upset-minded Brazilian team of Flavio Castilho, 5, Gustavo Toledo, 5, Guilherme Lins, 5, and Calao Mello, 4.
It was the U.S. team's sixth consecutive victory in the international game and closest margin of victory in a regulation game. Since 2012, the U.S. has defeated England, Chile, Mexico, South Africa and Uruguay. Brazil was playing together for the first time in its U.S. debut.