GCPC Fall Polo 2011



Grand Champions Polo Club Fall Polo started October 7, 2011 and continued through November 20, 2011 with both Medium & High Goal USPA Polo Tournaments. Grand Champions Polo Club is situated in the heart of Wellington Florida & Admission is always free! Check back for continued updates on Team line-ups, Game times, Field Locations, Results and Photos.


November 20, 2011: Finishing out the GCPC Fall polo season will be the Final of the 16 goal US Trust Cup (Postponed from October 30, 2011) Elangani Ranch vs Flat Out at GCPC #2

  • Elangani Ranch (14)
    Brian Street (0)
    Leo Mandelbaum (3)
    Luis Escobar (7)
    Diego Coscio (4)


VS
  • Flat Out (16)
    Natascha Baecher (1)
    Nic Roldan (8)
    Brandon Philips (5)
    Paul Knapp (2)

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The USPA National 20 Goal Trophy - Photo courtesy of Greg Ratner / www.RatnerImages.com
November 19, 2011: Finals in the 20 goal USPA North American Cup - KIG Investments defeats Port Mayaca 12-8

Featured above (L-R) Brenda Dupont for the Museum of Polo, KIG Investments Polo Team: Tommy Biddle, Jeff Blake (& nephew River), Bash Kazi, MVP Hector Galindo & Lauren Duffy. Photo courtesy of Greg Ratner / www.RatnerImages.com

Featured above (L-R) KIG Investments Polo Team: Tommy Biddle, MVP Hector Galindo, Jeff Blake (& nephew River), Bash Kazi, Lauren Duffy, Brenda Dupont for the Museum of Polo, Port Mayaca Polo Team: Leo Mendelbaum, JJ Celis, Steve Orthwein, JR., Luis Escobar.
Photo courtesy of Greg Ratner / www.RatnerImages.com


(L-R) Lauren Duffy, MVP Hector Galindo & his BPP (Best Playing Pony) 'Cat'. Photo courtesy of Greg Ratner / www.RatnerImages.com

Action in the USPA National 20 goal Finals - KIG Investments defeats Port Mayaca Polo 12-8.
Photo courtesy of Greg Ratner / www.RatnerImages.com

  • KIG Investments (19)
    Bash Kazi (A)
    Hector Galindo (6)
    Jeff Blake (7)
    Tommy Biddle (6)

Defeats
12-8
  • Port Mayaca Polo (18)
    Leo Mendelbaum (3)
    Steve Orthwein, Jr. (4)
    Luis Escobar (7)
    JJ Celis (4)

November 15-19, 2011 Wellington, FL Grand Champions Polo Club USPA National 20 Goal Polo Continues with round 2. This week's games are:

  • Tuesday Nov. 15, 2011 with Audi Polo vs Flat Out at 10am played at Palm City Polo Club in Boca Raton.
  • Thursday Nov. 17, 2011 is KIG Investment vs Flat Out at 3pm played at GCPC Field #2.
  • Finals are November 19, 2011 at 1pm on Field GCPC #1- Teams KIG vs Port Mayaca
November 8, 2011 Wellington, FL GCPC National 20 Goal Polo Schedule Update: 6 Teams entered, 2 Rounds of play. Round 1: The 1st game (Tuesday Nov 8) features Port Mayaca vs Wanderer’s & will be played at Isla Carroll West at 11am. Wednesday (Nov 9) is KIG vs Audi Polo at 11am at GCPC Field #2.  Thursday (Nov 10) will be Wanderer’s vs Piaget at 3:30pm at Isla Carroll west. Round 2 is next week (November 13-17, 2011) with the Finals on Saturday November 19, 2011 at 3pm played on GCPC #1.
 USPA National 20 Goal Championship
16-20 Goal Handicap
 Bracket A
KIG Investments (19)
Flat Out (19)
Audi Polo Team (17)
Bash Kazi (A)
Hector Galindo (6)
Jeff Blake (7)
Tommy Biddle (6)
Diego Coscio (4)
Ruben Gracida (3)
Pite Merlos (9)
Paul Knapp (2)
Melissa Ganzi (A)
Juan Bollini (5)
Kris Kampsen (6)
Jason Crowder (6)
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 Bracket B
Port Mayaca Polo (18)
Piaget (18)
Wanderer's Club (17)
Leo Mendelbaum (3)
Steve Orthwein, Jr. (4)
Luis Escobar (7)
JJ Celis (4)
Marc Ganzi (1)
Nick Roldan (8)
Jeff Hall (8)
Natascha Baecher (1)
Bo Goodman (1)
Sugar Erskine (7)
Brandon Phillips (5)
Joey Casey (4)
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Schedule/ Results:

Round 1
Results Round 1
Date
Time
Field
Port Mayaca vs Wanderer's Club
KIG Investments vs Audi Polo
Wanderer's Club vs Piaget
Wanderer's def Port Mayaca 10-9
KIG def Audi 12-10
Piaget def Wanderer's 14-13 OT
Tues, November 8, 2011
Wed., November 9, 2011
Thurs November 10, 2011
11am
11am
3:30pm
Isla Carrol West
GCPC #2
Isla Carrol West

Round 2
Results Round 2DateTimeField
Port Mayaca vs Piaget
Audi Polo vs Flat Out
KIG Investments vs Flat Out
Port Mayaca def Piaget 13-11
Sun, November 13, 2011
Tues., November 15, 2011
Thurs. November 17, 2011
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10am
3pm
GCPC
GCPC #1
GCPC #2
Final USPA National 20 Goal
Port Mayaca vs KIG Investments
November 19, 2011
1pm
GCPC #1

Umpires: Dale Schwetz (A), Horton Schwartz (A), & Scott Campbell (3rd)

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Sunday, November 13, 2011 Grand Champions Polo: Elangani (Brian Street, Jota Chavanne, Hector Galindo & Diego Coscio) wins the 16-goal Fall Classic defeating Newport in Over-Time 10-9; winning goal by Hector Galindo.
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Sunday November 6, 2011 - Flat Out wins the USPA North American Cup at Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, FL
Grand Champions Polo 16 Goal USPA North American Cup presented by Palm Restaurant Group update: This tournament will start Fri 11/4 & games will be at 2:30PM: Flat Out vs Elangeni & at 4:30PM: Audi vs Piaget vs Barbarossa Leather (round-robin). All games to be played at Grand Champions Polo Club. Sun 11/6 at 10AM is the Consolation Final & at 12 PM will be the Final. The finals will be played at Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, FL.

The USPA North America Cup

Presented by

The Palm Restaurant

Teams Entered:
Flat Out (16)
Natascha Baecher (1)
Nic Roldan (8)
Brandon Philips (5)
Paul Knapp (2)

Elangeni Ranch (16)
Brain Street (A)
Diego Coscio (4)
Luis Escobar (7)
Martin Estrada (5)

Barbarossa Leather (16)
Ruben Gracisa (3)
Leo Mandelbaum (3)
JJ Celis (4)
Hector Galindo (6)
Audi (16)
Marc Ganzi (1)
Sugar Erskine (7)
Jota Chavanne (7)
Gene Goldstein (1)

Piaget (16)
Melissa Ganzi (A)
Kris Kampsen (6)
Jason Crowder (6)
Joey Casey (4)


Game Schedule (All games to be played at Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington)

Friday November 4, 2011:
  • 2:30 Flat Out vs Elangeni Ranch
  • 4:30 pm Audi vs Piaget vs Barbarossa Leather (Round robin)
Sunday November 6, 2011 (Finals)
  • 10am Consolation Final
  • Final of the US Trust Cup
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October 30, 2011: US Cup Trust Final - Elangani Ranch vs Flat Out at Grand Champions Polo Club - postponed due to heavy rain.

October 28-30, 2011 5 teams entered in the U.S Trust Cup.

October 28, 2011 games: At 10am a round-robin between Piaget (15), Catalina Hotel (14) & Elangani Ranch (14) will be played at Palm City Polo Club in Boca Raton, Fl. (Elangani Ranch wins round-robin-advances to final)

The 2nd game between Audi (15) & Flat Out (15) will be played at 4:30 pm in Wellington at Grand Champions Polo Club. (Flat Out defeats Audi, advancing to the final to play Elangani Ranch)

The Final was to be played on Sunday October 30, 2011 but rain has postponed these matches (Grand Champions Polo Club, Wellington, FL)

5 Teams Entered in the U.S. Trust Cup:

Piaget  (15)
Melissa Ganzi (0)
Juan Bollini (5)
Jason Crowder (6)
Joey Casey 4)

Catalina Hotel (14)
Alan Liberman (0)
Nic Roldan (8)
Kris Kampsen (6)
Nathan Liberman (0)
Elangani Ranch (14)
Brian Street (0)
Leo Mandelbaum (3)
Luis Escobar (7)
Diego Coscio (4)
Flat Out (15)
Brandon Phillips (5)
Jota Chevanne (6)
Misha Rodzianko (2)
Paul Knapp (2)
Audi (15)
Timmy Sharma (1)
Hector Galindo (6)
Sugar Erskine (7)
Marc Ganzi (1)



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October 23, 2011 Piaget defeats Flat Out 11-9 winning the 2011 Pedro Morrison Memorial Cup; Nic Roldan MVP. Both teams provided spectators with exciting polo action on the beautiful fields of Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, FL.

Tommy Morrison holds the trophy with Piaget's Marc Ganzi - Photos by Wellington Polo / Wellington Photo

View more photos from this event in the slideshow below


October 21-23, 2011 is the Pedro Morrison Memorial 12-16 goal Handicap

October 23, 2011 Finals:



  • The Consolation final for 3rd place between Newport & Elangani Ranch will be played at Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, FL at 1pm on field GCPC #1.


  • The Pedro Morrison Memorial Final will also be played at Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, FL at 3pm on field GCPC #2:
Flat Out vs Piaget







The Pedro Morrison Perpetual Trophy


October 21, 2011: Today there were 2 games in the Pedro Morrison Memorial.

  • The 1st game was at 12pm played at the Palm City Polo Club (Boca Raton, FL) field #1, Flat Out defeated Elangani Ranch 12-10.
  • The 2nd Game was at 4:30 played at Grand Champions Polo Club (Wellington, FL) field GCPC #1, Piaget defeated Newport 13-5

Pedro Morrison Memorial

12-16 Goal (Handicap)

 Flat Out Newport Polo
 
 Brandon Phillips5
Gene Goldstein
1
Joey Casey
4
Juan Chevanne
7
Kris Kampsen
6Luis Escobar
7
Paul Knapp
2 Timmy Sharma1
  17 16
 Elangani Ranch Piaget
 
Brian StreetAMarc Ganzi
1
Sugar Erskine7Nick Roldan8
Hector Gallindo
6Juan Bollini
5
Diego Coscio4Leo Mandelbaum3
 17
 17
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October 16, 2011 at Grand Champions Polo Club field #2: Newport defeated Audi in the Final of the USPA Kay Collee Memorial Tournament.

The USPA Kay Collee Memorial starts Friday October 14, 2011 & 5 Teams have entered. Games start at 3pm on Grand Champions Field (GCPC) #2 in Wellington, FL - Audi vs Elangani Ranch/JCP. At 4:30 pm on GCPC #1 a Round-robin match will start with Newport vs Grand Champions, 5:20 Newport vs Piaget, & 6pm Grand Champions vs Piaget. The Kay Collee final will be played Sunday October 16, 2011 at 11am on GCPC #2, the Subsidiary round-robin played at 1pm on GCPC #1.

USPA Kay Collee Team Line-up:

Friday, October 14, 2011

3pm Audi vs. Elangani Ranch/JPC at GCPC #2

  • (Audi Def Elangani 13-7)

4:30 Newport vs. GCPC at GCPC #1

  • (Newport defeated Grand Champions & Piaget 6-3)

5:20 Newport vs. Piaget at GCPC #1

6pm GCPC vs. Piaget at GCPC #1

  • (Grand Champions defeated Piaget)


Audi (15)

Dawn Jones 0

Juan Bollini 5

Jason Crowder 6

Joey Casey 4

Elangani Ranch/JPC (13)

Brian Street 0

Sugar Erskine 7

Diego Coscio 5

Timmy Sharma

Newport (15)

Gene Goldstien 1

Juan Chevanne 7

JJ Celis 4

Ruben Gracida 3       

Grand Champions (14-15)

Kris Kampsen 6    

Luis Escobar 7

Walter Scherb 1

Ashley Van Meter* 0                        

*Diego Arellano 1

Piaget - Flat Out (14)

Marc Ganzi 1

Nick Roldan 8

Leo Mandelbaum 3

Paul Knapp 2
GCPC 2011 Fall Polo Tournament Schedule:

GCPC Medium Goal Season (October 7-November 13, 2011):

-USPA Fall Plates (October 7-Oct 9)

Fall Plates Final - Elangani defeats Piaget 10-7 October 9, 2011 at 11am at GCPC Wellington, FL

Elangeni (15)

Brian Street 0

Diego Cossio 4

Luis Escobar 7

J.J. Celis 4


VS   

Piaget (15)

Marc Ganzi 1

Nic Roldan 8

Leo Mandelbaum 3

Sergio Sylvestre 3

-USPA Kay Collee Memorial (October 13-16)

-Pedro Morrison Memorial (October 20-23)

-Palm Restaurant Invitational (October 17-30)

-The Fall Classic (November 3-6)

-US Trust Cup (November 10-13)

GCPC High Goal Season (Oct 12-Nov 13, 2011):

-North American Cup (October 12-30)

-USPA National 20 Goal (November 1-13)



Grand Champions Polo Club is located in Wellington, FL just East of South Shore Blvd off of Lakeworth Rd (North Side)



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