Hawaii Polo Life took a narrow 6-5 win over BTA/The Villages, and won the 2020 edition of the US Women’s Open, following the final that was played on Saturday February 27 at International Polo Club Palm Beach.
Both teams had significant within their respective lineups, with regards to those in 2020 – the winners had Nina Clarkin’s comeback to the polo fields. This final marked the conclusion of the tournament that was postponed in the semifinals stage, due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in March 2020.
Thoroghout the four chukka game, Hawaii Polo Life dominated the score, widening their advantage with Nina Clarkin scoring goal after goal. In the last period, BTA/The Villages outscored Hawaii Polo Life 4-0, but the efforts didn’t pay off, as the deal was already said and done. Hawaii Polo Life won the match and retained the title they won in 2019.
The US Women’s Open saw eight teams up to 22 goals compete.
HAWAII POLO LIFE 6-5 BTA/THE VILLAGES
Hawaii Polo Life: Dolores Onetto 0, Pamela Flanagan 4, Mia Cambiaso 8, Nina Clarkin 10 (6 goals). Total: 22.
BTA/The Villages; Kylie Sheehan 5, Paige Boone 5 (1 goal), KC Krueger 6 (3), Tiffany Busch 6 (1). Total: 22.
Score Hawaii Polo Life: 3-1, 5-1, 6-2, 6-5.
MVP: Tiffany Busch.
BPP: Dolfina María (Durazno x Dolfina Celina), ridden by Mia Cambiaso.