Greenwich Polo Club Is Proud To Welcome Back Audi of America And The Tri-State Audi Dealers As The Presenting Sponsor Of The 2021 East Coast Open Polo Championship
(Greenwich, CT) Greenwich Polo Club is proud to welcome back Audi of America and the Tri-State Audi Dealers as the presenting sponsor of the 2021 East Coast Open Polo Championship for a sixth season.
This year's high-goal polo tournament will take place August 29–September 12 at Greenwich Polo Club in Greenwich, CT. Considered to be one of the most prestigious polo competitions in the United States, the East Coast Open features some of the world’s best polo teams and players, who will compete in a three-week, 20-goal tournament.
"Greenwich Polo Club is committed to supporting polo in the Northeast, especially at the high goal level, and Audi is a key partner that makes this 20-goal tournament possible," said Leighton Jordan, Managing Director of Greenwich Polo Club and U.S Polo Association Northeast Circuit Governor.
The 2021 edition of the East Coast Open will host four teams competing for the historic 116-year-old Perry Trophy, including the 20-goal Audi Polo Team. In the highest handicap position for Audi Polo Team will be Hall of Fame player Mariano Aguerre (8), alongside Chris Brant (A), Peke Gonzalez (6), and Pablo Llorente (6). The Audi Polo Team has had previous success in the East Coast Open, having most recently won the Championship in 2018.
"This continued partnership between Audi and Greenwich Polo Club not only affirms Audi's commitment to and support of the East Coast Open tournament, but it also provides an organic and exciting platform for our brand to engage with fans of the sport," said Jennifer Kircher, Audi Regional Marketing Manager. “We are excited to be a part of this prestigious event and to cheer on the Audi Polo Team.”
Hosted at the historic Greenwich Polo Club, the 20-goal East Coast Open is the highest handicap annual polo tournament of the United States’ summer season. Sunday public matches will take place for all three weekends of the tournament: August 29, September 5 and September 12.
Audi is delighted to extend Audi owners exclusive complimentary car pass tickets (must arrive in an Audi vehicle) for west lawn seating in front of the Audi Tent on the first two Sundays of the tournament, August 29 and September 5. Audi owners may reserve their complimentary car pass at the link below. Additionally Audi hopes to see everyone on September 12th at the East Coast Open’s Championship match.
Sunday tickets for all matches are currently available to the public. Visit www.GreenwichPoloClub.com for more information and to book your ticket online.
About Audi of America
At Audi of America, we believe the Future is Electric. Our U.S. model lineup will be 30 percent electrified, including fully electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, by 2025, and globally we are committed to net CO2 neutrality by 2050. In 2020, Audi sold 186,620 vehicles in the U.S., and this year, we look forward to the next chapter in our journey to reinvent premium mobility with the arrivals of the fully electric Audi e-tron GT and Audi Q4 e-tron. Learn more about who we are and how we’re working to create a more electric, innovative, and inclusive future at audiusa.com or media.audiusa.com
About Greenwich Polo Club
Greenwich Polo Club was established in 1981 and is recognized as one of the top high-goal polo venues in the world. Known for its unmatched roster of legendary teams, professional players, and champion equine athletes GPC hosts some of the most important tournaments in polo, including the prestigious East Coast Open.
The club is home to the legendary White Birch polo team, one of the most successful in history, having won the most high-goal polo tournaments of any team over the course of the past 25 years, including the US Open Polo Championship in 2005.
Some of the world’s best players have played at Greenwich Polo Club, including Mariano Aguerre, Facundo Pieres, Hilario Ulloa, Nacho Figueras and many others. Each Spring players descend on Greenwich with their strings of elite horses to compete for some of polo’s most prestigious titles.
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