For the new issue of POLO+10 we have met old friends and found new ones. Among others, we have visited Marcos Uranga, founder and first president of the Federation of International Polo (FIP), at his home in Buenos Aires, spoke to Lucas Monteverde of Alegría Polo Team about the huge success of his team at the Argentine Open and asked Tommy Lee Jones about his passion for polo. The actor is a polo enthusiast and played a key role in giving Harvard back its own polo team. And we present two fantastic polo locations: Hawaii and Brazil.
In the new issue we take a look ahead and present the German High Goal Championship in the course of Engel & Völkers Berlin Maifeld Cup, the Medium Goal Championship at Gut Ising, the German Polo Tour, the German Polo Masters….
There is a lot to report and tell. But go on reading and see for yourself!
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Berlin Maifeld: On August 23rd and 24th, the final matches of the Engel & Völkers Berlin Maifeld Cup bring about the decision who will be this year’s German champion in High Goal polo. The group matches will again take place on the polo fields of the Preußischer Polo & Country Club in Phöben.
German Polo Tour: Anniversary: In 2014 the German Polo Tour celebrates its fifth anniversary and never before so many players participated. Initiator Christopher Kirsch explained the tour’s backgrounds to POLO+10.
German Polo Masters: In 1998 Jo Schneider initiated the German Polo Masters in Keitum, Sylt, and made it to one of the most beautiful tournaments in Europe. In 2014 the tournament comes with an international line-up and an improved playing field.
German Medium Goal Championship: The Chiemsee Polo Club, founded in 1989, is one of the best polo locations in Germany. In 2014 the club, which is located on the site of the 4-star-superior-hotel Gut Ising, celebrates its 25th anniversary and hosts the first German Medium Goal Championship in the south of Germany.
Austria’s up-and-coming talents: Emil Kraus and Koko Kofler are among the up-and-coming talents in the sport of polo in Austria. POLO+10 introduces the two young players and gives an insight into the Austrian work with young talents.
Hawaii Polo: 13 Circuits make up the community of USPA polo players, instructors and club owners within the United States. POLO+10 talked to Hawaii Circuit Governor Christopher Dawson about the sport and its popularity on the beautiful islands of Hawaii.
Tommy Lee Jones: Hollywood’s good sport. POLO+10 interview with Tommy Lee Jones, polo enthusiast and Harvard alumni.
Lucas Monteverde: Lucas Monteverde has been playing in high goal polo for more than 14 years. In 2007, after several triumphs at the Argentine Open with La Dolfina, he reached the golden 10 handicap. Now he plays with a 9 handicap and is one of the members of the team that surprised us all last season, Alegría, which played in the final of the Argentine Open 2013 against La Dolfina.
Singapore Polo Club: Founded in 1886, the Singapore Polo Club is today the premier equestrian lifestyle location in Singapore and one of the top facilities of this kind in the region.
A morning with Marcos Uranga: Founder and first president of the Federation of International Polo, Marcos Uranga has worked a lifetime on promoting, organizing and spreading the word about the sport of polo.
Beach Polo: Since the first Beach Polo tournament in Dubai ten years ago, the chukkas on sand enjoy great popularity around the globe. POLO+10 presents an overview of the Beach Polo locations around the world.
World Polo Tour: The World Polo Tour is the international ranking of polo players. In 2014, there is a total of 54 tournaments taking place all around the world, where players can collect points. POLO+10 explains how the system works.
Mallorca – The new isle of polo: Its game season lasts from March to December, and its climate conditions leave nothing to be desired. And a flight from Hamburg to Mallorca takes only two and a half hours. Numerous low-cost flights go there every day – with a trend upward. On the holiday island of Mallorca, a polo community is currently forming. POLO+10 is on site, and, from now on, will assist those who seek a polo property.