U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association, announced it will serve as the Official Stadium & Apparel Sponsor for the illustrious Silver Cup® and Pacific Coast Open at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club (Carpinteria, California). U.S. Polo Assn. will provide stadium branding and apparel for both high-profile West Coast polo events.
The historic 2021 Silver Cup®, which runs from July 23 – August 8, is recognized as one of the USPA’s most prestigious tournaments with a rich history spanning more than 100 years and with many of its winners hailing from the Polo Hall of Fame.
“U.S. Polo Assn. is honored to be part of such historic events as the Silver Cup® and the Pacific Coast Open amid the beautiful backdrop of the celebrated Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club,” said J. Michael Prince, President and CEO of USPA Global Licensing, which manages the multi-billion-dollar U.S. Polo Assn. brand. “Supporting these high-profile events on the West Coast is yet another example of U.S. Polo Assn.’s authentic connection and love for the sport of polo.”
Founded in 1911, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club is one of the oldest continuing member clubs of the USPA as well as the largest and most active polo club on the West Coast.
“We are appreciative of the partnership and support of U.S. Polo Assn. for the historic tournaments played here, including the notable Silver Cup® which was first played in 1900,” said Danny Walker, Board Member, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. “We hope that players and fans enjoy this season’s amazing west coast tournaments and experience the history and excellence of Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club.”
The Silver Cup® and the Pacific Coast Open will be livestreamed on Global Polo TV at globalpolo.com.