Santa Barbara High Goal Season: On the 19th of August 2012 the 103rd Pacific Coast Open in Santa Barbara, California has started. Four teams in the division up to +20 will play up to the 2nd of September to win the coveted trophy. Among them: world-class players like Adolfo Cambiaso (+10), Lucas Criado (+9) and Hilario Ulloa (+9).

The Bombardier Pacific Coast Open is one of the oldest polo tournaments in the world. Already in 1908 the “All American Polo Trophy“ was played for the first time at the Coronado Country Club in West El Paso, Texas. This high goal tournament still exists today and brings high-class players from all over the world to Santa Barbara Polo Club every year. The games start on Sunday at 1 p.m. The prelude is given by the “Challenge of the patrons“. Within this the teams Bombardier and Global start against each other in the division +8 to +9. For Team Bombardier saddle Scott Wood (0), Lyndon Lea (+1), Henry Walker (+2) and Adam Snow (+6) whereas Ben Soleimani (0), Dwan Jones (+1), Justin Klentner (+2) and Santi of Wernich (+5) start for Team Global. At 3 p.m. it will go on with a “per 30 – goal match“ of the +30-goal-teams Learjet with Sugar Erskine (+7), Hilario Ulloa (+9), Nico Pieres (+8), Mike Azzaro (+7) and Challenger with Pablo Spinacci (+6), Lucas Criado (+9), Paco de Narvaez (+8) und Luis Escobar (+7).

Bob Puetz, director of the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club: “We are very happy to get such talents to support the 103rd Bombardier Pacific Coast Open: We thank Bombardier and all other sponsors making this event possible.“

On the 23rd of August at 2 p.m. the winning team will be presented with the heavily symbolic trophy of the Bombardier Pacific Coast Open.

Schedule:
Sunday, 19th of August 2012
13.00 Uhr

Bombardier

:

Global
15.00 Uhr

Learjet

:

Challenger


Thursday, 23rd of August 2012
14.00 Uhr

Mansour

:

Grants Farm
16.00 Uhr

Lucchese

:

Farmers and Merchants Bank


Sunday, 26th of August 2012
13.00 Uhr

Grants Farm

:

Farmers and Merchants Bank
15.00 Uhr

Mansour

:

Lucchese


Thursday, 30th of August 2012
14.00 Uhr

Lucchese

:

Grants Farm
16.00 Uhr

Mansour

:

Farmers and Merchants Bank


Saturday, 1st of September 2012
13.00 Uhr Western Badge und Trophy


Sunday, 2rd of September 2012
14.00 Uhr Final




Teams – Bombardier Pacific Coast Open:
Farmers and Merchants Bank (+20)
Danny Walker (+2)
Henry Walker (+2)
Lucas Criado (+9)
Luis Escobar (+7)

Grants Farm (+20)
Andy Busch (+3)
Jeff Hall (+7)
Polito Pieres (+8)
Jared Sheldon (+2)

Lucchese (+20)
John Muse (0)
Andres Weisz (+5)
Santiago Torres (+5)
Adolfo Cambiaso (+10)

Mansour (+20)
Ben Soleimani (0)
Adam Snow (+6)
Hilario Ulloa (+9)
Santiago von Wernich (+5)


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