United States, Brazil To Play For USPA International Cup; Sponsor Packages, Tickets Go On Sale

United States, Brazil To Play For USPA International Cup; Sponsor Packages, Tickets Go On Sale

-The United States and Brazil will play in the sixth annual USPA International Cup on Nov. 25 at Grand Champions Polo Club.

It will be the sixth time Grand Champions Polo Club will host a major international men’s game in club history. 

Since 2012 in front of sellout crowds and worldwide ChukkerTV audience, the U.S. has beaten England, Chile, Mexico, South Africa and Uruguay in the annual battle for the coveted cup.

In last year's USPA International Cup, Team USA (Marc Ganzi, Grant Ganzi, Julio Arellano, Nic Roldan) defeated Uruguay, 6-3, to claim its fifth consecutive title. Arellano was named Most Valuable Player.

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USPA Fall Plates Tournament Begins Friday At Grand Champions Polo Club

USPA Fall Plates Tournament Begins Friday At Grand Champions Polo Club

The exciting fall polo season continues with the fourth tournament of the season at Grand Champions Polo Club.

The USPA Fall Plates Tournament begins Friday with a doubleheader. The fourth medium goal tournament of the season features four teams, including Casablanca, which has won the last two medium goal tournaments. 

Flexjet opens the tournament at 3 p.m. against Sebucan followed by Casablanca playing Newport at 5 p.m.

The winners of each game advance into Sunday's final. Two games are scheduled for 9:30 and 11 a.m. on Sunday. The game order will be determined after Friday's semifinals.

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Casablanca Wins USPA Fall Classic; Mike Azzaro Named MVP

Casablanca Wins USPA Fall Classic; Mike Azzaro Named MVP

After getting to three finals and winning back-to-back tournaments, Casablanca is already the most dominant team of the fall season at Grand Champions Polo Club.

On Saturday at Santa Rita Polo Farm's Aspen Field, the foursome of Cacho Galindo, Grant Ganzi, Juancito Bollini and Mike Azzaro edged Team USPA, 9-8, to win the USPA Fall Classic.

In front of a good local crowd and worldwide ChukkerTV audience, Casablanca held on for the win after leading Team USPA (Matias Gonzalez, Jesse Bray, Felipe Viana, Jimmy Wright) from start to finish.

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Grand Champions' Juancito Bollini Named U.S. Polo Assn. Global Brand Ambassador 

Grand Champions' Juancito Bollini Named U.S. Polo Assn. Global Brand Ambassador 

Juancito Bollini, one of the sport's young rising stars, has been named global brand ambassador for U.S. Polo Assn.

Bollini, the son of former 8-goal player Juan Bollini of Argentina, has been featured in several previous ad campaigns and will be part of the brand's global advertising efforts geared toward millenials.

Bollini, 21, a senior at Florida Atlantic University, has grown up playing polo and honing his skills with some of the world's top players at Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington and its' sister club Aspen Valley Polo Club in Carbondale, Colo. 

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USPA Fall Classic Begins Thursday; Team USPA Completes Training Camp For World Championship This Weekend At Grand Champions

USPA Fall Classic Begins Thursday; Team USPA Completes Training Camp For World Championship This Weekend At Grand Champions

The fall polo season is in full swing at Grand Champions Polo Club with the USPA Fall Classic that begins on Thursday.

The third tournament of the season features six top-notch teams and opens with two round robins at Santa Rita Polo Farm's Buenos Aires and Aspen Fields.

Several familiar faces will make their fall debut including Gene Goldstein, father-and-son Luis and Nico Escobar, Sergio Silvestre, Pablo Pulido and Benjamin Avendano. 

Team USPA is winding up its training at Grand Champions for the Oct. 21-29 XI FIP World Polo Championship in Sydney, Australia. Team USPA is one of eight teams from five world zones competing at Sydney Polo Club. The team is scheduled to depart on Sunday.

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Casablanca Wins US Trust Cup; Mike Azzaro Named MVP

Casablanca Wins US Trust Cup; Mike Azzaro Named MVP

Casablanca won a spirited round-robin to capture the US Trust Cup Sundayat Santa Rita Polo Farm's Buenos Aires Field.

On a hot, sunny day in front of a good local crowd and worldwide ChukkerTV audience, Casablanca, Audi and Team USPA, training for the upcoming FIP World Championship in Australia, played nine chukkers to determine the champion after wet fields from heavy rains cancelled the qualifying round.

In the opening round robin, Team USPA (Matias Gonzalez, 2, Jesse Bray, 5, Jimmy Wright, 2, Felipe Viana, 5) and Casablanca (Cacho Galindo, 2, Grant Ganzi, 2, Mike Azzaro, 6, Jason Crowder, 6) finished deadlocked at 4-4, followed by Casablanca roaring back for an impressive 7-3 win over Audi (Kris Kampsen, 6, Guille Aguero, 5, Marc Ganzi, 2, Brandon Phillips, 5). Audi bounced back with a 5-3 victory over Team USPA.

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