Successful First Weekend Of The World Polo League's 2020 Palm Beach Open
Richard Mille Rallies Over Amaala To Win Sunday Feature Game
WELLINGTON, Fl., March 9, 2020--Over the weekend, The Palm Beach Open has been portraying polo prowess in the heart of Florida’s polo mecca, Grand Champions Polo Club, with the first five matches in the exciting third installment of the 2020 World Polo League gracing the pristine fields. Following two epic matches between Alegría and SD Farms, followed by Colorado and J5 La Dolfina, to start the weekend’s entertainment, on Saturday 7 M arch,Seminole Casino fought tooth and nail to defeat their rivals STM, 10-7. Melissa Ganzi’s side and her band of long-time friends and 8 goaler extraordinaires, Lucas James, Alejandro Novillo Astrada and American number one, Nic Roldan, were all power, proving three 8 goalers is exactly what the doctor ordered in this high stakes, high goal thrill of a tournament.With three goals to her name, Melissa led her team to a resounding victory despite their lower handicap, and to put the icing on the cake, Nic Roldan, for all his offensive plays and cohesive fervor, was named Most Valuable Player. What a start for this exciting team in The Palm Beach Open!
Palm Beach OpenWednesday 3/11 10:30AM Richard Mille vs CasablancaWednesday 3/11 4PM STM vs SD FarmsThursday 3/12 10AM J5/LaDolfina vs Seminole CasinoThursday 3/12 1PM Alegria vs ColoradoThursday 3/12 4PM Valiente vs AmaalaSaturday 3/14 1PM J5/LaDolfina vs SD FarmsSaturday 3/14 4PM Seminole Casino vs AlegriaSunday 3/15 10:30AM Casablanca vs AmaalaSunday 3/15 1PM STM vs ColoradoSunday 3/15 4PM Richard Mille vs ValienteSemifinals 3/18-3/19Mar. 28-Apr. 18, Triple Crown of PoloApr. 6-12, U.S. National Mixed Doubles Polo ChampionshipApr 9-12 World Polo League Beach Polo World Cup, Miami Beach
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Co-founded by Grand Champions owner and president Melissa Ganzi and Valiente Polo Farm owner Bob Jornayvaz, the World Polo League is the only 26-goal polo in the world outside of Argentina. The WPL is preserving the highest level of polo and its rich, hallowed tradition in the U.S.
The WPL, with 11 tournament-quality fields to play on, featured the Feb. 6-16 All-Star Challenge won by Valiente; Feb. 19-March 1 Founders Cup, March 4-22 Palm Beach Open and March 28-April 18 Triple Crown of Polo. The WPL schedule also features the unique April 6-12 U.S. National Mixed Doubles Championship, created by Jornayvaz. It pairs men and women players. There is also the April 9-12 WPL Beach Polo World Cup in Miami Beach.The World Polo League attracts a large international field of players from all corners of the world including Australia, Chile, India, Mexico, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Argentina, Canada, Ecuador, Brazil, Switzerland, France, Germany, Uruguay, Venezuela, Azerbaijan, South Africa, Nigeria and England.