Grand Champions Polo Club 2014 Spring
Tournaments

Where: Grand Champions Polo Club Wellington, Florida
When: April 24 - May 26, 2014
Handicap: 10-14 Goal Polo



Wellington Polo provides schedules & results for the 2014 Grand Champions Polo Club medium-goal polo tournaments being played in Wellington, Florida. Admission is free to attend the games and unless stated otherwise, all games are played at Grand Champions Polo Club. View our calendar for the latest updates & potential changes. Be sure to 'Like' us on Facebook at Facebook.com/WellingtonPolo for all of the polo news we cover & more!
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Grand Champions 2014 Spring Polo Tournament Schedule:

  • April 24-27, 2014: USPA Spring Challenge
  • May 1-4, 2014: USPA Sun Cup
  • May 8, 2014: Armed Forces Cup
  • May 9-11, 2014: Eastern Challenge
  • May 15-18, 2014: Polo Gear Challenge Cup
  • May 22-26, 2014: The Memorial 
May 22-26, 2014: The final medium-goal Spring polo tournament at Grand Champions, the Memorial is set to take place with games through the weekend. Teams & times TBA.

Sunday May 18, 2014: Palm Beach Polo/TLC defeated Pony Express 11-10 in the final of the PoloGear Challenge Cup at Grand Champions Polo Club. Kris Kampsen, filling in for injured Tommy Biddle, was presented with the MVP award; 'Choppa Floppy' owned by Tomas Goti was awarded the Best Playing Pony honors. Earlier in the consolation final, Polo Gear won the round-robin, defeating Casablanca & Audi Polo.


May 18, 2014: Palm Beach Polo/TLC (Kris Kamspen, Carlitos Gracida, Brandon Phillips, & Glenn Straub raise the PoloGear
Challenge Cup Trophy after their victory over Pony Express in Sunday's final at Grand Champions Polo Club. Photo by Scott Fisher.


May 18, 2014: Kris Kampsen filling in for injured Tommy Biddle after playing in the consolation final earlier in the day, was awarded the MVP in
the final against Pony Express. Great polo action as Kris Kamspen avoids the hook of Pony Express' Pancho Eddy in the final. Photos by Scott Fisher.

Friday May 16, 2014: Palm Beach Polo/TLC defeated Polo Gear 10-9 in the Friday morning game at 10am. Pony Express was the winner in the 2nd match, the round-robin game, defeating Casablanca & Audi Polo.


May 16, 2014: Glenn Straub, patron of Palm Beach Polo/TLC, in control of the ball in Friday's morning game against Polo Gear

Friday May 16, 2014 - 10am:
Polo Gear 15

Melissa Ganzi A
Guille Aguero 6
Alejandro Gonzalez 2
Joey Casey 4
vs.
Palm Beach Polo/TLC 14
Glen Straub A
Brandon Phillips 5
Tommy Biddle 6
Carlitos Gracida 3

Friday May 16, 2014 - 4pm Round-robin
Casablanca 12 (start)
Gene Goldstein 1
Grant Ganzi A
Roberto Gonzalez 5
Kris Kampsen 6
vs.
Pony Express 10 (start)
Bob Daniels A
Justin Daniels A
Tomas Goti 6
Pancho Eddy 4
vs.
Audi Polo Team 13 (last 6)
Michael Bellissimo A
Marc Ganzi 1
Jeff Hall 7
Lucas Lalor 5


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May 11, 2014: Audi Polo took control of the field today, defeating Flight Options in the final of the Eastern Challenge Cup.


Audi Polo, Kris Kamspen, Roberto Gonzalez, Marc Ganzi & Rupert Lewis with the Eastern Challenge Cup trophy at

Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, Florida.


The Best Playing Pony in the Eastern Cup Polo Challenge owned by Guille Aguero.


Sun May 11, 2014 Finals:

  • 9:30am for 5th place: Palm Beach Polo/TLC vs. Casablanca
    Palm Beach Polo/TLC 12
    Glenn Straub  A
    Brandon Phillips  5
    Tommy Biddle  6
    Phillip Kaye  1
    vs.
    Casablanca 12
    Matthew Blakiston  A
    Grant Ganzi  A
    Jeff Hall  7
    Lucas Lalor  5

  • 10:45am for 3rd place: Grand Champions vs. Pony Express
    Grand Champions 10
    Juancito Bollini  2
    Alejandro Gonzalez  2
    Carlitos Gracida  3
    Joey Casey  4
    vs.
    Pony Express 10
    Bob Daniels  A
    Justin Daniels  A
    Tomas Goti  6
    Pancho Eddy  4

  • 12:30 pm Final: Flight Options vs. Audi
    Flight Options 12
    Melissa Ganzi  A
    Mark Cann  1
    Guille Aguero  6
    Juan Bollini  5 
    vs.
    Audi Polo 13
    Marc Ganzi  1
    Rupert Lewis  1
    Roberto Gonzalez  5
    Kris Kampsen  6

May 9, 2014: Friday there were 2 round-robin games scheduled in the Eastern Challenge at 10am & at 4:45pm at Grand Champions. Flight Options & Audi Polo were the winners of the round-robin games and advance to Sunday's 12:30pm Final in the Eastern Challenge.

May 9, 2014Flight Options won the First Round-Robin.
  • Flight Options def. Grand Champions 7 to 5.5
  • Grand Champions def. Palm Beach Polo/TLC 5.5 to 5
  • Flight Options def. Palm Beach Polo/TLC 5 -2

May 9, 2014
Audi Polo won the Second Round-Robin.
  • Casablanca and Pony Express 5-5
  • Audi def. Pony Express 6 to 4.5
  • Audi def. Casablanca 7 to 3.5


Teams Entered in the 2014 Eastern Challenge Cup at Grand Champions Polo Club:

Palm Beach Polo: (12)
Glenn Straub A
Brandon Phillips 5
Tommy Biddle  6
Phillip Kaye 1

Grand Champions: (10)
Juancito Bollini 2
Alejandro Gonzales 2
Carlitos Gracida 3
Joey Casey 4

Flight Options: (12)
Melissa Ganzi A
Mark Cann 1
Guille Aguerro 6
Juan Bollini 5

These teams are playing the 1st
round-robin
at 10am Friday May 9, 2014


Casablanca: (12)
Matthew Blakiston 0
Grant Ganzi A
Jeff Hall 7
Lucas Lalor 5


Audi: (13)
Marc Ganzi 1
Rupert Lewis 1
Roberto Gonzales 5
Kris Kampsen 6

Pony Express: (10)
Bob Daniels A
Justin Daniels A
Tomas Goti 6
Pancho Eddie 4


These teams are playing the
2nd round-robin
at 5pm Friday May 9, 2014


May 8, 2014:
The Grand Champions Polo Club hosted the Armed Forces Cup in Wellington, Florida featuring the U.S Army Polo Team vs the British Forces Foundation Leopards. The British Forces Foundation Leopards defeated the U.S Army Polo Team 8-1.

U.S. Army Polo Team

  • Terrence Donahue 1 - 1st Lieutenant US Army (Active Duty) Infantry
  • Charles Armstrong 2 - 1st Lieutenant US Army (Veteran) Infantry
  • Mark Gillespie 1 - Major US Army (Veteran) Armor Corp
  • Joseph Meyer 1 - Major US Army (Veteran) Armor Corp

British Forces Foundation Leopards

  • Matthew Blakiston 0
  • Phillip Kaye 1
  • Rupert Lewis 1
  • Mark Cann 1



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