Polo is not just a game it’s the Sport of Kings, world’s oldest team sports which is played on horseback. In the Mid 19th century Polo was first played by British military Officers in India. Today there are total 16 countries plays Polo around the world and it is mostly played in the USA. From 1900 to 1936 Polo was played in Olympics as well.
Unlike other sport, two teams play Polo, and they have to score goals to the opposite team with a ball by hitting it with a long-handled wooden mallet on the horseback.
Polo Clubs in Florida
Florida is the prime attractions for Polo Clubs in USA and world’s largest Polo clubs are located in Florida.
List of Florida Polo clubs
- International Polo Club
- Sarasota Polo Club
- Grand Champions Polo Club
- The Polo Club of Boca Raton
- Palm Beach Polo & Country Club
Let’s talk about each Florida Polo clubs in details
International Polo Club Florida
The International Polo Club Palm Beach is situated in Wellington, Florida considered as the world’s largest Polo Club.
There are about 1640 spectators can see the game of Polo at the International Polo Club Palm Beach stadium which is making it as the largest Polo club over the globe. USPA junior polo tournaments, USPA Gold Cup, US Polo Championship, C.V Whitney Cup, etc. are being held here. International Polo club has about 9 Polo fields.
Tournaments hosted by International Polo Club Florida
- S. Open Polo Championship®
- V. Whitney Cup
- USPA Gold Cup®
Official website: http://ipc.coth.com/
Sarasota Polo Club
Founded in 1991, Sarasota Polo Club covers the 28,000 acres of property. It has the Bermuda playing fields, paved roads, and a world-class residential polo community. Sarasota Polo Club is also the largest Polo club in the US that has 7 polo fields and 35 private ranches.
Official website: https://www.sarasotapolo.com/
Grand Champions Polo Club
Grand Champions Polo club is another club located in Wellington Florida. They host Medium Goal League such as US trust cup, USPA Fall classic, USPA fall Plates, Pedro Morrison Memorial, Polo Gear Challenge Cup, etc. And High Goal League tournaments as USPA North American cup, USPA National 20 Goal Championship, The Triple Crown Polo etc.
Grand Champions Polo club started in 2007 and with the properties of more than 100 acres for Polo games, it is considered as a giant Polo Club in Florida.
Official website: http://www.gcpolo.com/
The Polo Club of Boca Raton
The Polo Club of Boca Raton is located in South Florida, and built out in around 1,100 acres which contains two premier Championship Golf Courses.
Official website: https://www.poloclub.net/Cheap Holiday Deals to Florida Book your holiday in Florida this year