Bright sunshine accompanied the final of the BMW Polo Cup at Gut Basthorst on Sunday, 10 May 2015. Team BMW, consisting of Annita van der Hoeven (0), Philipp Zimmermann (0), Niels van der Hoeven (1) and Gonzalo Bernal (4), became the winner of the tournament. The foursome defeated team Hublot / Grabbe, including Magnus Kaminiarz (-1), Isabell Sobietzki (-1), Uwe Zimmermann (1) and Tuky Caivano (3), by 10-5 in the final match. Third place went to Thomas Winter (4), Victor Beckers (1) Mark Aberle (-2) and Christian Badenhop (1) of team Raiffeisen / DZ Bank.

Eight international teams with players from Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Uruguay, Hungary, Argentina, India and Great Britain had participated in the tournament over the course of two weekends. The Argentinean brand La Martina added an international atmosphere to the event by supplying the equipments for the teams and participating staff.

Uwe Zimmermann, Vice-President of the Polo Club Basthorst and co-organiser of the BMW Polo Cup: “On the final match day several hundred spectators came to see the polo matches and enjoy the nice weather. Many thanks to the great vet Dr. Stoppelhaar, the team of Gut Basthorst, the entertaining commentator Jan-Erik Franck as well as umpire Mark Holmes for working so professionally. Furthermore many thanks all players, grooms, sponsors, assistants and spectators. And many thanks to POLO+10 for producing a fantastic tournament magazine!”

The next tournament at Gut Basthorst will be the Indian Summer Cup, taking place from 12-14 September 2015.

Ranking:
#1 BMW (+5)
Annita van der Hoeven (0)
Philipp Zimmermann (0)
Niels van der Hoeven (+1) TC
Gonzalo Bernal (+4)

#2 Hublot / Grabbe (+2)
Magnus Kaminiarz (-1)
Isabell Sobietzki (-1)
Uwe Zimmermann (+1) TC
Tuky Caivano (+3)

#3 Raiffeisen / DZ Bank (+4)
Thomas Winter (+4)
Victor Beckers (+1)
Mark Aberle (-2) TC
Christian Badenhop (+1)

#4 Sixt (+5)
Susanne Rosenkranz (0) TC
Heinrich Többe (-1)
Heinrich Dumrath (+3)
Agustin Kronhaus (+3)

#5 Alsterhaus (+5)
Estelle Wagner (0)
Yves Wagner (0) TC
Patrick Maleitzke (+3)
Juan Correa (+2)

#6 Allwörden / Stoodio (+5)
Wolfram Trudo Knoefel (-1)
Vanessa Schockemöhle (0) TC
Philipp Sommer (+1)
Pedro Fernandez Llorente (+5)

#7 Germanagrar (+3)
Matteo Beffa (-1) TC
David Kalberer (0)
Juan Pipo Sanchez (+2)
Joaquin Sequieros (+2)

#8 Engel & Völkers Resorts (+3/+1)
Mark Pantenburg (+1)
Melanie Leimbacher (-2) / Joe Reinhardt (0)
Christian Jarck (0) TC
Federico Heinemann (+2)

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