LAKE WORTH, FL--(Marketwired - April 01, 2015) - The United States Polo Association® (USPA) today announced that the United States was defeated by Chile today 12-11 in overtime in the final of the 10th Federation of International Polo (FIP) World Polo Championship, being held in Santiago, Chile. It was the first defeat for the United States in the tournament.
Polo can be a confusing spectacle for the uninitiated.
Horses charge up and down a large rectangular field while players clad in color-coded garbs hack at a small white ball with mallets on elongated sticks.
The Kalaway Cup Polo Event in Barrington Hills will continue beyond 2015, after village trustees this week approved a 20-year extension on the special use permit allowing the annual event. The unanimous vote came just weeks after the village's zoning board failed to approve the extension.
The United States (Remy Muller, Jesse Bray, Felipe Viana and Patrick Uretz) beat England (George Pearson, Jack Hyde, William Emerson and Pete Webb) 15-9 in the semifinal of the 10th FIP World Polo Championship this afternoon at the Club de Polo y Equitación San Cristóbal in Santiago, Chile.
MANILA, Philippines - Team Philippines rammed in four goals in the second chukker and went on to fashion out a 13-9 victory over Dubai in the Belo Polo Cup 2015 Battle of the Titans before a big crowd yesterday in Makati.
The USPA U.S. Open Polo Championship®, the most prestigious tournament in the United States, dates back to 1904 where it was first played at Meadowbrook Polo Club in Old Westbury, NY and has been played at the International Polo Club Palm Beach of Wellington, Florida since 2004.