Introducing The Scottsdale Polo Party’s 2018 Teams & Players

 

What A Year!

Introducing The Scottsdale Polo Party’s 2018 Teams & Players

The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships is heading into its eighth year with a line-up like never before. The 2018 event November 10th and 11th will feature six matches over two days and a first time appearance by world famous polo player and Ralph Lauren Model Nacho Figueras, thanks to the Aspen Valley Polo Club. For polo enthusiasts, the Sunday closing match will consist of the highest goal players of the weekend competing each other for a grand finale to our unforgettable weekend. Be sure to check out our website for more information on the entire weekend and how to join Saturday and Sunday’s matches from your favorite tent or table.

SATURDAY MATCHES

AZ Polo Club vs. Italy Polo Team

For the event kick-off, the first match will feature the Arizona Polo Club going head to head with Italy Polo Team, first time players in the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships.

Palm Beach vs. Santa Ynez

Wine Country

The second match on Saturday will feature Memo Gracida, who holds the record of most consecutive years as a 10-goal professional polo player, and his wife Meghan. They will be fighting for the Molina Cup on Saturday against Palm Beach featuring long time fashion model and equestrian lover Zinta Braukis, with Marc Ganzi and Juan Bollini.

*FEATURED MATCH*

Defending Champs Aspen Valley Polo Club vs. Centtrip Wales Polo Team

Returning to the event again this year are the 3 time defending champs from Aspen Valley owned by Marc and Melissa Ganzi. Joining them this year will be first time event appearance by the world’s most famous professional polo player Nacho Figueras. They will be going head to head against Ricky Cooper and Pete Webb from Wales and also long time players in the event.

Polo Azteca vs. Work To Ride

To close out Saturday, we have another local club, Polo Azteca, playing Work To Ride, an inspirational story of a non-profit group aiding disadvantaged urban youth centered on horsemanship and equine sports and education. The featured player of this team is Kareem Rosser, the best African-American to ever play the sport of polo. Work To Ride has been featured on 60 minutes, ESPN and HBO.

SUNDAY MATCHES

The first of two matches on Sunday will be the return of the Battle Of The Sexes match in honor of Sunny Hale, the greatest female player of all time. An all-male team will take on the all-female one. Some of the players include Arizona Polo Club’s Natalie Camacho, Pamela Flanagan, Greg Holditch and Sheryl Sick.

The summation of the event will be The International, the highest goal match played during the weekend featuring the best players throughout the weekend. These will include Nacho Figueras, Memo Gracida, Juan Bollini, Pete Webb and others. .

All tickets, tables and tailgating for the 2018 event are now on sale at ThePoloParty.com. Or for group sales please call 480.423.1414. Some categories have already sold out! Sponsor and vendor questions should be sent to info@thepoloparty.com. New this year is the Polo Party Directory. Interested businesses may apply for a listing on the event’s website as a recommended business. The cost is $250 annually if accepted with a listing alongside event sponsors and vendors. 

For anyone interested in advertising in the event program produced by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, distributed to approximately 60,000 high-end households before and at the event, please contact Mandy McGee at 480.423.1414 or info@thepoloparty.com.

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