The Argentario Polo Club is located in Tuscany at Monte Argentario, one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Italy, with a coastline characterized by rocky beaches of extraordinary beauty. The Club is in an exceptional position, the polo fields and stables are located in the typical Maremma landscape, with splendid sea views, bordering the new 18 hole golf course.
From its inception, in 1987, at the Argentario Polo Club some of the best Italian polo matches have been played, making it a centre of sporting excellence; many great polo players have passed by: Gonzalo and Horacito Heguy, Alejandro (Piki) Diaz Alberti, Santiago Araya, David Sterling, Juan Martin Nero, Juan Jose Brane, Agustin Garcia Grossi, Alfio Marchini and Bartolome Castagnola.
The passion for this sport and the good maintenance of this polo field, recognized as one of the best in Europe, have made the Argentario Polo Club the place of reference for Italian polo, recently the sporting organization can boast various Italian and European records: the 1st edition of the Ladies Polo Cup, the first women’s polo tournament to be played in Italy, (the 2nd and the 3rd edition Pellicano Ladies Cup, were sponsored by one of the best Relais & Chateaux hotels in the world, Il Pellicano Hotel), was the first in Italy to organize junior tournament (10-15 year old) and also the first in Europe to have organized an 18 hp tournament at night (on occasion of the XX anniversary of the Club in 2007). Every year for the Coppa Italia F.I.S.E. and the Summer Cup there is an Italian record of enrollment teams, second only to Sotogrande.
The Pellicano Hotel and Argentario Polo Club have a partnership since the beginning: both are symbols of excellence in their fields and their presence and activities on the territory give value to a destination that is already famous.The sporting and elegant environment gives to this corner of Maremma an amazing atmosphere of English-South American style.
The white polo ball started to race on the Club fields with the spring tournament, the Silver Cup, the event that every year initiates the high level tournaments in Italy. But it is between July and August that the Argentario becomes the host of polo with a succession of events of great sporting and social importance.
On 8 august 2011, under a beautiful starry sky, took place the concert of the famous Italian singer Paolo Conte, one of the best singers and authors of Italian music. His magic music has charmed the large audience (1500 people). Even in 2012, the summer Polo Season of Argentario Polo Club has had a big success and it has been followed by a big audience. At the end of the season Argentario Polo Club did immerse its guests in the tastes, smells and sounds of Argentina, organizing the event Argentina at Argentario. Under the moonlight the many guests discovered the traditional music of the gauchos and the fascinating Buenos Aires tango with the concert of the group “Corazon Cobarde”. The concert was followed by the traditional barbecue (Asado), prepared by Argentine gauchos, accompanied by red wine of the Maremma.
The Argentario Polo Club is the perfect venue for professional or private events. In a privileged and exclusive environment. The Club has facilities for hosting any kind of events, from small meetings to big celebrations, such as: products presentation, company meetings, parties, concerts and sports event. Events can also be organized during a Polo Tournament.
More information on www.argentariopoloclub.com