With a sensational 10-2.5 win over Team BMW, Team Cartier won the 31st Snow Polo World Cup 2015 in St. Moritz. Winning the tournament for the third time in a row, Team Cartier completed the hat trick. The 6-goaler Chris Hyde from England scored his team to victory; there was no way past him today. Hyde plays with a 9-goal arena handicap in England, making him one of the world’s best arena players. Chris Hyde, paired with a superb horse and displaying superior tactical skill, his Australian team captain Jonathan Munro Ford and the two English team mates Max Charlton and Jamie Morrison had but one aim—winning.
The West Sussex team win Czech Snow Polo Master
Having not played on snow for four years or so, All England Polo Club’s John Bunn was intrigued when an invitation came across his desk to send a team to the Czech Republic
The meter of snow that fell ten days ago has been weighing heavily on the ice layer over the lake of St. Moritz and has pressed it into the underlying water. Water has risen to the surface despite the ice being of very good quality; structures that had already been put up ended up standing in slush and had to be dismantled again. Thanks to the low temperatures, the slush has since turned into ice—however, it has not yet been possible to take up construction work again all over the lake.
Former Greenkeeper, Mark Neale, has his work cut out maintaining over 50 hectares of grass at Beaufort Polo Club with just a staff of three.
Polo is experiencing massive growth at present with a 47% increase in membership in the last five years at clubs across the country.