The prestigious Ylvisaker Cup, third tournament of the 2020 18-goal season at International Polo Club Palm Beach, came to an end in Wellington, United States, on Sunday. The tournament saw eight organisations, composed of top high goal players. Patagones beat La Indiana 9 goals to 8 to claim the coveted Trophy.
Thus, the IPC and the USPA are ready to host the second edition Gauntlet of Polo from next Wednesday, pinnacle of the US polo calendar.
The subsidiary George Haas Cup (Aliano Realty/Horseware vs Palm Beach Equine) was cancelled.
YLVISAKER CUP FINAL: PATAGONES 9-8 LA INDIANA
Patagones: Joaquín Avendaño 2 (1 goal), Benjamín Avendaño 3 (1), Santiago Wulff 5 (2), Santiago Toccalino 8 (5). Total: 18.
La Indiana: Michael Bickford 2, Jeff Hall 6 (1 goal), Facundo Obregon 6 (5), Santiago Gómez Romero 4 (2). Total: 18.
Score Patagones: 2-1, 4-2, 4-2, 6-3, 8-5, 9-8.
MVP: Santiago Wulff.
BPP: Conejo. Played by Benjamín Avendaño.
Action at International Polo Club Palm Beach will resume on Wednesday with the CV Whitney Cup, opening tournament of the Gauntlet of Polo, with a total of 14 teams up to 22 goals in competition.
HERBIE PENNELL CUP: Dec 29 (Postponed).
IGLEHART CUP. Winner: Stable Door Polo.
JOE BARRY CUP. Winner: Palm Beach Equine.
YLVISAKER CUP. Winner: Patagones.
22-GOAL (GAUNTLET OF POLO)
C.V. WHITNEY CUP: Feb 5-23.
USPA GOLD CUP: Feb 22 – Mar 22.
U.S. OPEN POLO CHAMPIONSHIP: Mar 21 – Apr 19.