Gay Polo Heads South for Inaugural International Tournament in Argentina
Gay Polo League (GPL) is moving to the main stage this month, hosting its first international tournament in Argentina, the mecca of polo, from December 7-9.
A United States Polo Association designated polo club, GPL celebrated its tenth anniversary this year. The organization is widely known for its flagship event, the Annual International Gay Polo Tournament, which is going into its eighth year. But now, its time to take things to the next level.
“The vision of the Gay Polo League is to create and produce international gay polo
GPL has gained the attention of many renowned figures in the polo world, and their
Three teams from around the world, each composed of three LGBT players and one pro, will compete in the inaugural GPL tournament in Pilar, hosted by members of the
The GPL will kick off on December 7 with practice matches at the Heguy’s private polo
facility in Pilar, and league matches take place December 8. The public is invited to
watch the finals on December 9, at 4 pm, at Bautista Heguy’s Chapa Uno Polo Club in Pilar. The following day, participants will attend the final of the 123rd Argentine Open and join the after-party in Buenos Aires. “We are looking forward to lots of great polo, camaraderie, food and fun,” says McKenney.
– Tomas Heguy (PRO), Chip McKenney, Michael Sahakian, TBC
– Matt Perry (PRO), Masha Zaporozhets, Phil Tremo, Tim Lewis
– Andres LaPlacette (PRO), Stacie Simpkins, Mark Bennett, Severance MacLaughin
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